Saturday, April 21, 2007

Random Thoughts

Some things you probably shouldn't say to a horror writer:

Your monster/vampire/demon/zombie was just adorable.

That gut-wrenching death scene in chapter ten? I laughed my ass off.

So what screwed you up as a kid?

You're making - like - Stephen King money, now, right?

I keep telling my wife/husband/friend/brother they should elevate their reading tastes. They love your stuff, by the way.

You should let me edit your work before you send it out.

I've got a great story idea for you. It's about possessed objects. Three words: Toaster of Death.









Thursday, April 19, 2007

MySpace

This is a test. It is only a test. Just checking out the new blog on My Space. I finally broke down and created a MySpace page. We'll see how it works out. If nothing else, it's another tool to get my name out there.

My URL is http://myspace.com/anthonyizzo if anyone wants to check it out.

Monday, April 16, 2007

Signings

Working on some marketing and publicity for Evil Harvest. I should have some book signing dates posted soon. Reading Bryan Smith's House of Blood and liking it. Lots of mayhem. Good stuff. Also reading Dan Simmons' Hard Freeze. I especially like the Simmons book because it's set in Buffalo.

Finally saw 300 last night. I was really looking forward to it, but I have to say I found myself kind of bored. One can only watch so many Persian soldiers being impaled before it gets a little stale. I love a good bloody battle scene (Braveheart, LOTR Trilogy), but something about this movie left me cold. Stunning visuals, though.

Being Ready to Get More Written

I set my alarm a half hour earlier today in order to get some writing done. I find the first few minutes are often wasted figuring out where...