Interview with Author Peggy Christie

Conventions and unconventional horror.

October is Vampire Author Month (according to me), so in episode 38 of Working Title podcast, I chat with horror writer, Peggy Christie, about her love of vampires and her explanation of their literary longevity.

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Review of The Scribbled Victims

The Scribbled Victims tells a familiar tale of the vampire tradition in a way that’s different, emotionally compelling, and doesn’t shy from the horror of the vampire condition. I appreciate that Tomoguchi’s vampires need human blood to survive, though as the author shows, one cannot live on blood alone.

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Interview with Author Robert Tomoguchi

Believeing in yourself and your story.

October is Vampire Authors Month (according to me), so in episode 37 of Working Title podcast, I speak with Robert Tomoguchi, author of The Scribbled Victims, which he first wrote as a screenplay, and is now a vampire series.

We take a peak at script writing and pitching to producers, his tips for dialogue and plotting, experimenting with Instagram to reach readers, redesigning his book cover and more.

Enjoy!

Recorded on: July 28, 2019

Length: 45 minutes

Intro and outro music in the podcast is called, “The Strategy.”

Robert Tomoguchi’s website: http://tomoguchi.com

My First Author Signing October 20

Shadows Within by J. P. Cane
Shadows Within by J. P. Cane

Perfect for the Halloween season, Book People has graciously offered to host my first book signing for Shadows Within. It will take place on Saturday, October 20, 1-3 p.m. More details on Book People’s website.

In Shadows Within, Reed Williams and his bride honeymoon in Paris where they are attacked. She’s killed while he survives to deal with his grief and confront the vampires who want his soul.

I will be speaking on vampires and how Shadows Within both honors the traditional genre tropes while establishing its own conventions.

I hope to see you there!

Shadows Within Now Lurks in Fountain Bookstore

My novel Shadows Within on display at Fountain Bookstore!
My novel Shadows Within on display at Fountain Bookstore!

Last night I came upon an unexpected surprise while attending a JABBIES event at Fountain Bookstore, downtown Richmond. Browsing the books on offer I saw a familiar cover–mine! Continue reading “Shadows Within Now Lurks in Fountain Bookstore”