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Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: Ray Zacek

Ray Zacek Biography

Ray Zacek is a retired federal officer living in Tampa, Florida, with his wife, artist Theresa Beck. A flaneur and inveterate scribbler, Ray writes horror, dark fiction, and crime/noir. His work has been published by Critical Blast, Denver Horror Collective, Tule Fog, Allegory Online, All Due Respect, Shotgun Honey, among other venues. He is a member of the Horror Writers Association.

Book Recommendation: Yankee Echo Tango India

Yankee Echo Tango India is a military horror/thriller in the vein of Dog Soldiers, set in a remote province of Afghanistan during the Late Unpleasantness in that country. The

Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: C.C. Winchester

C.C. Winchester Biography

C.C. Winchester’s love of horror began at the tender age of five, when she started sneaking into the living room late at night to watch zombie movies with her parents. Her mother said that though her infiltration was discovered, and she was promptly removed, she would return in what she thought was stealth mode, only to be removed again. She currently writes in Dallas, Texas.

Book Recommendation: Don’t Break the Oath, the fourth Women of Horror anthology published by Kandisha Press

The following is part of a blog post I did about my first officially published …

Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: David Rose

David Rose Biography

David Rose served in the United States Marine Corps from 2002 to 2006, during which deploying to Iraq to participate in the second battle of Fallujah. Since trading the sword for the almighty pen, he’s crafted multiple collections and composite novels: Forsaken Fantastic and Amden Bog being fine examples. A forthcoming work is Monsters in the Bush, a collection of Lovecraftian military tales, soon brought to the world by Screaming Banshee Press. He lives in Orlando, Florida. He is a founder and co-chair of the HWA committee Veterans in Horror.

Book Recommendation: The Scrolls of Sin

Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: Luciano Marano

Luciano Marano Biography

Luciano Marano is an award-winning writer, journalist, and photographer, the author of a trilogy of werewolf novellas, The Ambush Moon Cycle, and many short stories which have appeared in anthologies such as Year’s Best Hardcore Horror, The Best New Weird Horror, Monsters, Movies & Mayhem, and Crash Code, as well as Nightscript, PseudoPod, and Chilling Tales for Dark Nights. His written and photographic reporting has earned a number of industry accolades, and he was twice named a Feature Writer of the Year by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association. A …

Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: Xavier Poe Kane

 

Xavier Poe Kane Biography

Xavier served 6 years in the Air Force after which he spent 14 in the Air National Guard, retiring in 2020. He currently lives in St. Louis with his wife, Morticia, in a state of mutual weirdness with their dogs Chuck Norris and the three-legged Jabba the Hutt. Thanks to the GI Bill, he has a MFA in Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing from Emerson College. Xavier has published three books: The Hidden Lives of Dick & MaryBroken Hearts & Other Horrors, and A Mother’s Torment. He also writes short horror

Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: Douglass Hoover

 

Douglass Hoover Biography

Douglass Hoover is the author of The North Woods, The Accursed Huntsman, and The Homestead. He is a Marine Corps infantry combat veteran and holds an MFA from Emerson College. His days are spent writing, hunting, and blacksmithing on his small farm in rural Maine with his wife, Patience, and their three mutts, Bug, Furiosa, and Skootcha Nunchuck Monsterface.

 

Book Recommendation:  The North Woods

Follow their adventures on Instagram @StripedDogForge, @DouglassHooverAuthor, or at www.stripeddogforge.com

Over three million acres of dense woodlands make up the North Maine Woods. There are no major

Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: Pamela K. Kinney

Pamela K. Kinney Biography

Pamela K. Kinney gave up long ago ignoring the demanding voices in her head and has written been writing ever since. Her horror short story, “Bottled Spirits,” was runner-up for the 2013 WSFA Small Press Award and considered one of the seven best genre short fiction for that year. She has various short stories and poems published in fiction and nonfiction anthologies, magazines, and online zines, a science fiction novella, an urban fantasy novel, five nonfiction ghost books, and a nonfiction cryptid book. Her horror poem, “Dementia,” got her mentioned in Best Horror of the Year,

Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: Jeremy Eads

 

Jeremy Eads Biography

My name is Jeremy Eads. I was a counterintelligence agent for the United States Army from 2002 through 2007. I mainly specialized in push ups, cutting grass, and turning the rocks over so they didn’t get sunburned. I’m an invited contributor to The New Guard IX and made it to the final rounds of The New Guard’s 2020 Fiction competition. I was long listed in Madville Publishing’s 2021 Blue Moon Novel Competition. The Lodge is my debut novel and I’m extremely proud of it. Thus far it has over 80 ratings/reviews on Amazon with a 4.6

Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: Zachariah Jones

Zachariah Jones Biography

I have been serving in the US Army (National Guard) since 2006. I enlisted at age 17 to be a 12B (Combat Engineer). After several years and earning my college degree from St. John’s University, I commissioned as an Engineer Officer. In 2018, I transitioned to full-time in the Army National Guard where I currently serve as a Battalion Executive Officer. I currently reside in Stillwater, a small river town in eastern Minnesota, with my husband (Josh) and dog (Delta). In my free time I lift weights, run, cook, yardwork/garden, and of course write.

Instagram: @the_zachariah_jones / …

Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: Chance Fortune

Chance Fortune Biography

I’m an active service member and noncommissioned officer in the Army National Guard with twelve years of service and one tour overseas to the Middle East and Southeast Asia. I have a degree in writing and media communication from the University of Wisconsin, followed by five years as a broadcast journalist. I also serve as a co-chair for the Veterans in Horror chapter of The Horror Writers Association and contribute bi-monthly to their newsletter. Currently, I work as a digital marketing and communications coordinator for one of Oregon’s largest nonprofits. I’ve self-published one debut novel and am …

Veterans in Horror Spotlight 2023: Brad P. Christy

Brad P. Christy Biography

Brad P. Christy was born and raised in small town Iowa where he developed a love for horror, starting with the Universal monsters and then the slashers of the 1980s.

He is an Army retiree and the author of A Halloween Tradition, and more. He is a member of the Writer’s League of Texas, a HWA mentor, and holds a Master’s degree in Creative Writing. A DAEP high school English teacher, he devotes his time to working with teens who need a second chance. Brad lives in Central Texas with his wife… and too many …

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