Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Horror for Good, Nightscape Press, and the Bram Stoker Awards® Final Ballot

For those of you who haven't heard the news yet, the charity anthology myself, Mark Scioneaux, and RJ Cavender co-edited, Horror for Good: A Charitable Anthology as well as two Nightscape Press titles: A Requiem for Dead Flies by Peter N. Dudar and Life Rage by L.L. Soares, have made the Bram Stoker Awards® Final Ballot, meaning each of these titles is now officially nominated for the award!

Having edited/co-edited each of these books, I won't lie about how extremely happy this makes me for myself, my fellow editors, and both Peter and Lauran. So many people had a part in making Horror for Good such a successful anthology in both quality submissions and getting the word out though. I'd like to acknowledge all the writers who submitted, the slush readers, the artists and designers who donated their time to making both the trade paperback and the Kindle editions look so nice and of course everyone who shared links to the book or told friends, you are all responsible for helping out amfAR The Foundation for AIDS Research and spreading the news of this fantastic anthology. THANK YOU!

An equal degree of thanks also goes out to everyone who has helped Nightscape Press grow so quickly in such a short time from all of our authors, friends, helpers, everyone who's bought a Nightscape Press title or even shared one or told a friend. We owe you a big THANK YOU as well. So... THANK YOU! You are all awesome. Anyway, that's it for now, it's time for me to head back into the dark dungeon where I will be made to edit, format, and write for at least another thousand years before I can see the light of day again.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Available Now: Exit Reality!

In case you missed all the hoopla over on Facebook...

EXIT REALITY is available now in trade paperback and Kindle editions!

The future of experience is digital...even in death. No one knows this better than Ray Garret. In a world where the human brain can connect directly to the internet, human beings become the target of a mass-murdering computer virus.

Ray's an Antivii agent in charge of tracking down the source of digi-human viruses. He's no lover of the HPDID (Human Perceptual Digital Interface Device), but when a recorded experience from his dead wife is left for him, Ray has no choice but to play the file, changing his life forever.

"With lean prose, strong characters, and a plot that will keep you guessing, EXIT REALITY is as entertaining as it is suspenseful. With this book, Robert S. Wilson proves himself a master of the dark fantastic." —Tim Waggoner, author of LIKE DEATH and THE HARMONY SOCIETY

"As visionary as William Gibson's Johnny Mnemonic and as seedy as Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe stories, Robert S. Wilson's EXIT REALITY is a supreme achievement. Wilson has created a world so plausible, and yet so full of nightmares, that you might never want to get online again. I loved this book. Write faster, Mr. Wilson, because I want more!” 
Joe McKinney, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of FLESH EATERS and MUTATED

"Wilson's EXIT REALITY is a cyberpunk nightmare that just keeps getting better and better, until you hit that mark where you know it's finished but crave more. It meets at the positively alluring intersection of Phillip K. Dick Avenue and Raymond Chandler Boulevard, and there are a scarcity of other street corners where I'd rather find myself."
 —Benjamin Kane Ethridge, Bram Stoker Award Winning author of BLACK & ORANGE and BOTTLED ABYSS

“Do yourself a favor and pick up a copy of Robert S. Wilson's fast-paced novella, EXIT REALITY. The story is compelling and well-written, the author deftly negotiating the line between SF and Horror—a difficult sub-genre that only the best writers can manage. Recommended without reservation.”
 —Gene O’Neill, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of THE BURDEN OF INDIGO and OPERATION RHINOCEROS HORNBILL

“Kiss the world you know goodbye and get ready for Robert S. Wilson's terrifying sci-fi novella, EXIT REALITY. With powerful storytelling and fast-paced action, Wilson's ready to entertain and move you in equal measure.”
 —Peter Giglio, author of BEYOND ANON and co-author of THE DARK

“EXIT REALITY is a fast-paced blend of sci-fi horror. Robert S. Wilson has created a believable near-future and populated it with all-too real characters. The nightmarish spiral of Ray Garret's descent is thrilling and unforgettable, and the technology feels just one step away. The narrative thrums with loss and desire. Wilson's muscular writing grips you tightly and pulls you along. Escape is futile. This will be one ride you won't forget.”
 —Stephen Bacon, author of PEEL BACK THE SKY