Enter “The Tool Shed”!

He is an editor who took a gamble on a story from a new author and gave him the opportunity to see his first story in print.  Since Armand Rosamilia became the one to give me the chance to start on the journey I've been on the last two years, I have had the chance …

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The Journey: Novella Thoughts- The End

Here we are friends.  We have arrived at the end of the journey for my first novella, In Memoriam.  The writing and re-writing have been completed.  The edits are finished and the formatting is done.  Now, ready for the world to read is my tale of love, revenge, and hate. Being done is really bittersweet.  Getting …

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Hoosier Horror Hop…Final Thoughts

Sorry folks, I am a day late with my final post to the Hoosier Horror Blog Hop.  First, I would like to thank Red Tash for putting this little piece of Indiana together.  Now everyone knows we do more than watch basketball or grow corn, we write about what lurks under the bed at night.  …

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On-Line Reading and Interview

Evening kiddies, I just wanted to give a quick little bit of info.  Last night I recorded a reading and discussion about my views on the horror genre with Austin Moss at whattheglasscontains.com.  It went very well and had an unexpected twist.  I began by reading my flash fiction piece "The Conversation" (from Pill Hill …

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The Journey: Novella Thoughts pt.3

Ok, let's go.  See that guy next to these words?  That's me.  Well, 35 pounds heavier, but I assure you it is me.  See that one book in front of him?  Now it would be 13 anthologies with him.  And now the solo stuff is coming.  The pic is from Horrorfind Weekend in 2011 where I read …

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Hop on the Bus for the Summer of Zombie Tour!!!!!!!!!!

Ok, seven zombie authors walk into a bar.  Once they've sat down, they discuss the idea of a blog tour.  Thinking the six of them have a good thing going, they eat the seventh one. Today I'm handing the wheel off to one of those six guys, because I really don't want to be feasted upon.  …

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In the Beginning…

Hello all you ghouls out there!  Tonight we open the casket on the subject of being the new guy in the room, the one just now striking out on their own, and the one who will make mistakes.  Nobody who starts writing  is a pro from the start.  It takes time and it takes some …

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Special Guest Blogger…Armand Rosamilia!

Today it is my great pleasure to hand the wheel over to author, editor, and all around kick ass guy Armand Rosamilia.  He is the editor at Rymfire Books and is one hell of an author.  His newest novella, Dying Days 2 is now out and I found it a really fun read.  So my …

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The Journey Part 1: Novella Thoughts

For those who are new to the blog, or who will be, let me introduce myself.  I'm a man of wealth and...wait that's the Devil, not me.  I'm Brent Abell, newbie author and general pain in the ass to most who know me.  I like my books bloody, my music heavy, and my movies scary.  …

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Take a Ride on the Death Train

Well, the great news continues for 2012.  "The Reaper Rides" has been selected to be in Rymfire Undead's Undead Tales 2 coming soon.  It brought with it the best acceptance letter I've ever received and editor Armand Rosamilia was kind enough to let me reprint it here. After careful consideration, where we looked at each sentence individually for …

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