JG Faherty is the author of THE BURNING TIME, CEMETERY CLUB, CARNIVAL OF FEAR, THE COLD SPOT, HE WAITS, and the Bram Stoker Award®-nominated GHOSTS OF CORONADO BAY, along with more than 50 short stories. His next novel, HELLRIDER, comes out in 2014, as do several novellas, including CASTLE BY THE SEA, FATAL CONSEQUENCES, and THIEF OF SOULS. He writes adult and YA horror/sci-fi/fantasy. His works range from quiet, dark suspense to over-the-top comic gruesomeness. He enjoys urban exploring, photography, classic B-movies, good wine, and pumpkin beer. His personal motto is “Photobombing people since 1979!” You can follow him on Twitter as @jgfaherty, on Facebook, http://about.me/jgfaherty, and his website www.jgfaherty.com.
by JG Faherty
Apocalyptic Horror. Urban Fantasy. Dark Fantasy. Dark Fiction. Space Horror. SF-Horror. Dystopian Fiction.
Remember when you could go into a bookstore and there’d be three separate shelves: Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction? Not anymore (and I don’t mean just because book stores are disappearing!).
Genre fiction – horror, sci-fi, fantasy – has always overlapped. But never before has there been such a blurring of the lines between the basic genres (and you could include Romance in there as well). In fact, now more than ever those lines and categories only exist because publishers and book sellers needs them. If you are a writer in genre fiction, it’s almost impossible to say you write in only one area.
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