A review of Ephemera calls it “a very well written, haunting collection of shorts.”… Read the rest
The first-draft opening sentences of RIPTIDE (the sequel to Crosscurrent), at least as of now, just to (hopefully) whet your appetite:
Jaden kneeled, a penitent at prayer, as blood leaked from his temple and the shrieks of an alarm rose and fell in time with the lurid flashes of overhead lights. He swallowed, put a hand to his head, felt the blood, the small hole there. The rapid flashes made his movements appear herky-jerky, … Read the rest
You probably missed this over the weekend, because, unlike me, you actually did fun things on Saturday and Sunday, as opposed to packing up all your worldly possessions and wondering just how in the Hell it will all be ready for the movers.
For the first time, sales of e-books appeared on my royalty statement from WotC. The statement does not break them down by format, but I presume the bulk of e-book sales are in Kindle format.
So, e-book sales of the individual titles of The Erevis Cale Trilogy made up 37% of all sales. On the other hand, e-book sales of the individual titles of The Twilight War made up only 8% of all sales. Why … Read the rest
Below is my short story, The Signal, originally published in Horrors Beyond II, from Elder Signs Press, and now available in my e-book short story collection, Ephemera: Dark Stories from the Mind of Paul S. Kemp.
I’ve published The Signal on my website before, but there are a lot of new visitors these days. I figured some of you haven’t read it yet and might enjoy. And bonus points if you know … Read the rest
In part, because it’s a blast, and getting paid to do something that’s a blast makes me giggle maniacally. Every once in a while, though, I’m reminded of a more important reason. The following is reprinted with permission:
Paul I’d like to thank you for sharing your talent with all us devotees and everyone else. Your works have helped me through a lot. I’m going through a lot of bad stuff, one of the big … Read the rest
You send me a picture of Andy Jackson, I send you 768 pages of shadow-filled sword and sorcery.… Read the rest