Writer of Horror Fiction

A Plug for Horror Realm

I will be attending the Horror Realm Convention in a couple of weeks.  Horror Realm is one of the premier convention for horror fans, and in particular zombie fans, and is held every year in Pittsburgh, PA, the birthplace of the modern zombie, when George A. Romero filmed Night of the Living Dead there over forty years ago.  I haven’t had the opportunity to attend this event in the past, but I am very excited to not only having the chance to be going as a visitor, but also as a member of the Library of the Living Dead’s group of authors who will have tables at the convention.  I will be selling and signing my book, Comes The Dark, and sharing space with a large group of other fantastic authors.  In addition, I will have the opportunity to read from my novel on Sunday afternoon in one of the Author Panels and will be sharing the stage with Jake Bible, Robert Cordray, and Steve North.  It will be a blast hanging out with these great group of writers.  I just hope I have the opportunity to check out some of the other panels that are running all weekend long, which include both film and book panels, but I will promoting my book as much as I can, so I may be glued to my table most of the time.  Not that I’m complaining-I can hardly wait to have the chance to meet and greet other horror fans like myself and talk up my book.

The Convention runs from September 17th-19th at the Crowne Plaza, Pittsburgh South.  Check out the website: http://www.horrorrealmcon.com/ for all the information you’ll need to get tickets, find out who is going to be in attendance, and the schedule of events.  That weekend will be jammed packed with a huge array of events that every horror fan will love.   I am really looking forward to the costume party on Saturday night.  Given that I will be getting all gussied up for a video spot being done a couple of hours before that for the Library of the Living Dead, I will fit in perfectly!

So if you live in the region and have the opportunity, head on over to Horror Realm the weekend of September 17th-19th and check it out.  And if you can’t make it, check back here after that weekend to see what pictures I post and the stories I will have to tell about having the chance to meet all these fantastic people involved in writing horror novels and staring in horror films.  I’m just hoping I don’t act like a total goofball when I get the chance to meet these people…but there is little doubt that I will.

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