Publication Updates

And updates in general:

  • I’m not dead. There’s no real reason for me to post that; I just like to throw it out there whenever possible. I’m not dead. The Reaper hasn’t found me yet.
  • “Adam’s Story” will, indeed, be published by The Library of Horror Press in their Groanology 2: Monsters, Madness, and Mayhem anthology. Signed the contract last month, and it’ll be up for sale within the year. I’ll post another update long after the fact whenever I get an actual date.
  • “My Dog The Dybbuk,” formerly The Littlest Dybbuk, will be in an anthology titled The Bride of The Golem. Don’t have any details on it yet, as the editor is setting the anthology and–it appears–jetsetting. You check out his blog here. Updates to come whenever I get them.
  • Working on the rough draft of my second novel. It’ll either be called THE LONG SCHLEP or I FEEL FINE. (Or, possibly SECOND.) The premise is a group of Jews flee the South as the end-of-the-world myths of every major religion occur at the same time.
  • Work over at Bullet Reviews continues to go swimmingly. Getting a decent response from publishers, and it feels pretty damn neat, getting stuff in the mail and being like “I AM A QUASI-PROFESSIONAL!”

Bullet Reviews – Pastoralia

My review of George Saunders’s Pastoralia is up over at Bullet Reviews.

A quick word about the website: We’re growing. Like a big ball of moss rolling down a hill composed entirely of moss which, upon contact with moss, acts like Velcro.

That’s how fast we’re growing.

If you’d like to be a part of it, now’s your opportunity:

As I’ve been told, the competition for book reviews is pretty slack. (Apparently, no one reads.) Along with myself, we’ve got a thoroughly British man going by the moniker of ESPF, and the occasional talents of sci-fi obsessed Michael Trimmer. If you read, and you fall outside the genres of “adventure,” Soviet-themed stuff, or… well, hell, even if you intersect with those two (note to self: Write a Soviet adventure novel), let me know if you’d like to write an occasional guest review or two.

Drop me a line at aaroncsimon[at]gmail[dot]com if you’re interested and we’ll have a brief chat in which I ascertain that you hate Jane Austen as blindly and zealously as I. I’m sure we’ll get along fine.

Welp, I’m done

Gave up reading Glenn Beck because it was throwing me into a minor psychotic breakdown evidenced by a three day existential hell.

Not proud of that, really, but at the same time, I needed to stop reading his stuff.

Review will go up on Bullet Reviews after Jon Lim and I smooth it out; it’s pretty rough right now.