Chicago Horror Film Fest – Bloody Good Fun!

LAST WEEKEND, I spent Friday through Sunday hanging out as a guest at the Chicago Horror Film Festival at Chicago’s Portage Theatre… and had a bloody great time! Friday night at the fest I finally met a bunch of folks I’d only previously known through e-mail, including  members of my MySpace friend list, the gang from www.horroravenue.net (who ran a table of horror garb next to me), Brian Kirst from the Horror Society and more… Jimmy Z from The…

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San Francisco Ho!

IT’S BEEN ANOTHER whirlwind week on the Covenant book tour! Two days after getting home from my Indianapolis/Cincinnati signing spree, I had to fly to one of my favorite cities — San Francisco — for a two-day business trip… so naturally, I slipped in a bookstore signing while I was out there. On Tuesday, Sept. 23, I signed at the Borders in the Westfield Centre mall down on Market Street from 4 – 7:30 p.m.…

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Roadtrip to Indy & Cincy

THIS WEEKEND, I took my second “roadtrip” to promote COVENANT… on Friday morning, I hopped in the car at 6:30 a.m. and headed out on I-80 to Indianapolis for a noon signing at the downtown Meridian Street Borders store (which ironically, is housed in a building named “Barnes”!) It only takes 3.5 hours to get to Indy from here, but there’s a time change, so I had to hit the road early… and I was…

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“FF” COVENANT Excerpt

OVER THE YEARS, I’ve submitted some stories to M. Christian’s erotic SF anthologies, and tonight, he posted an excerpt from one of the racier segments of my book Covenant in prep for my visit to San Francisco next week (Thanks MC!)… To check it out, go here: http://frequentlyfelt.blogspot.com/2008/09/covenant-by-john-everson.html

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New COVENANT Review and Interview!

HORROR FICTION REVIEW has just posted an interview with me that we did last month!  Check it out here. Horror World’s LiveJournal feed has posted a nice news update on what’s going on with my Covenant book tour. And the new issue of Rue Morgue has a thumbnail review of the book that reads: “COVENANT—now available as a mass-market paperback—won Everson a Bram Stoker Award back in 2004, and after reading it, you’ll agree that this tight, gripping…

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COVENANT debut party weekend

SO, WHILE IT’S NOW been out a couple weeks, this was the “official” Covenant debut party weekend… with a signing staged at the Bolingbrook, IL BORDERS store Friday night just a mile or two from my house, and the “official Launch Party” at Frugal Muse Books in Darien, IL Saturday afternoon, just a few miles down the road. Frugal Muse is an independent bookstore that has always supported my books (and was my “local” bookstore for…

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From Nashville to El Paso…

TALK ABOUT A busy week! Last Thursday I signed in Nashville, then spent the weekend at Dragon*Con in Atlanta, and then on Tuesday I toured the Makers Mark distillery in Kentucky on the way home. This Thursday night, I sat in on the Radio Free El Paso show (AM 1650) with Ken Hudnall. The show is also simulcast on the web at www.khro1650.com. We talked about Dragon*Con, Covenant, Star Trek, The Night Stalker and a…

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A Visit to Makers Mark (The Road to Dragon*Con, Part 2)

I SURVIVED the roach. I never saw him again. Though… perhaps he got off the floor of that dingy hotel room after I clobbered him with the TV remote and crawled down my throat to get his vengeance while I was sleeping… because today, the area of my tonsils feels like it’s been sandpapered. Yep, I’ve got the post-con, didn’t-sleep-for-four-days blues. And another busy weekend coming up to boot — a newspaper interview and booksigning tomorrow night and a…

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Attacking the Dragon (The Road to Dragon*Con ’08 Part 1)

PEOPLE HAVE TOLD  me for years that I should go to Dragon*Con in  Atlanta, but I never found a good reason – while it’s a huge  convention (30,000+ attendees) – it’s known for being a SF/F/Gaming  con, not a horror home. Nevertheless, this year when I found out  Covenant was being released the week of the con, I figured, what the  hell? I also figured, why not drive down, save a little on airfare, and do a …

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Horror Fiction Review Interview: John Everson

John Everson’s one busy man: Over the past 15 years, his fiction has appeared in over 50 magazines, and among his novels, his 2004 COVENANT took the Bram Stoker Award for best first novel.  COVENANT has just been released as an affordable mass market paperback by Leisure Books . . . now it’s time for the masses to see what they’ve been missing in the small press.  We sat down (okay, emailed) John recently to…

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