The launch of JohnEverson.com

WELL, I’VE BEEN THINKING about it for years, but last week, I finally did it. Registered my own domain name — johneverson.com — studied the basics of Web style sheets, and then, over last weekend, completely redesigned this site and uploaded it to a new home. It’s still a little rough this morning, but overall, I think it’s a solid (and long overdue) update! Of course, now I’m anxious to revamp the Pop Stops site,…

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World Horror Convention 2002 – Sweet Home Chicago!

WELL, IT’S TAKEN me nearly two months to finally recap WHC Chicago…but I think I’ve finally recovered! This year I took lots of pictures, since it was on my own home turf…I’ve set this site up so you can click any of the thumbails to see a full-size picture. Hopefully that will help download times to stay reasonable. World Horror Con 2002 started in 2001 for me; I volunteered in the fall to handle publications…

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From World Horror to SXSW to a trilogy for FREAKS, GEEKS & SIDESHOW FLOOZIES

Freaks, Geeks & Sideshow Floozies edited by Tina Jens and John Weagly

WOW… A LOT TO catch up on. My last post here was more than six months ago…just about the time I got involved in helping out with the 2002 World Horror Convention. I took on the job of Publications Editor for the con, and that soaked up most of my free time from December-April. You can read about some of my experiences there and see some pictures from the con on my WHC 2002 Redux…

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CAGE OF BONES reviewed in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine!

TWO SALES TO REPORT: A story I wrote specifically for the Twilight Tales anthology Freaks, Geeks and Other Sideshow Floozies has been accepted for the book. “…And Then Some” will hit the streets when Freaks debuts at the 2002 World Horror Convention. I also recently placed a story called “The Strong Will Survive” in Space and Time magazine. Look for that to appear in a year or so. In other news…I’ve survived the first two…

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WHC 2002 Program Book Editor… that’s me!

SEATTLE MAY BE just a memory now, but Chicago looms just around the corner. Yep, the 2002 World Horror Convention is in my backyard, and over the summer I volunteered to help out with its organization. Consequently, this weekend I found myself sitting down with a spreadsheet figuring out what will be appearing in the souvenir program book for the con…and who will write it! WHC 2002 Program Book Editor, that’s my new title! I’m…

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World Horror Convention 2001 – Seattle

SEATTLE’S WORLD HORROR CONVENTION 2001 has come and gone. Can it really be over already? I’m gonna miss names and events, I know, but here’s my scattershot recollections of a loaded weekend, more for my own future memory benefit than anyone else’s. Thanks to Sephera Giron, Judi Rohrig, David Norhaus and Monica J. O’Rourke for catching me on camera during some key moments of the con, and allowing me to post those pix here! FRIDAY,…

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CAGE OF BONES and “Bloodroses” Made the Stoker Preliminary Ballot

HAVEN’T UPDATED IN awhile, sorry! For those wondering about what’s gone on since early February, my reading at Twilight Tales in February went well — I read “Dead Girl At The Side of the Road” from Cage of Bones and Other Deadly Obsessions. I sold a couple copies of the book that night too! Over the past couple months I’ve also appeared at a book signing at Evanston, IL’s Stars Our Destination bookstore and placed…

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A plug from Charlee Jacob

I JUST WAS READING an interview with Charlee Jacob on the Twilight Showcase website and saw that she gave me a plug!! The showcase asked her: Among the newer voices in fiction, who do you enjoy reading? and she responded: “Tom Picirilli, Gerard Houarner, Lucy Taylor, John Everson, Kurt Newton, Steve Beai, many more.” I felt so honored because I love Charlee’s work! Read the entire interview at www.twilightshowcase.com/jacob.htm. I’m now just a week away…

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New Year, new fiction!

A NEW YEAR already? Seems hard to believe. And all the vacation time I took around the holidays aimed towards polishing off two different novel drafts seemed to just evaporate. I ended up only producing a couple of short stories and never got near the books. On the positive side, last week I was invited to be the guest on a Writer-To-Writer chat through AOL. The transcript of that session is now available through iUniverse.…

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New story in TRANSVERSIONS, Readings at Twilight Tales

IT’S BEEN A GREAT week for my mailbox! I received my contributor’s copies of the new Canadian TransVersions anthology, which puts my short story “Calling of the Moon” in the company of fiction by Nebula Award winners Robert J. Sawyer and Bruce Holland Rogers. The book also includes fiction and poetry from Jack Fisher, Rebecca M. Senese, Denise Dumars, Steven Sawicki, Nancy Bennett, Don Hornbostel and many more. For ordering information and photos of the…

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