J Edward Neill is a dark fantasy novelist. He lives in a man-cave in North GA, where the sun shines too much, but the wine is fantastic.

5 Sexy Questions

Without sex…  …hot sex, boring sex, sex so good you need oxygen afterward…  …none of us would be here. The following is a tease from my latest Coffee Table Philosophy entry, 101 Sex Questions. These 5 questions are among the tamest in the book…by far. 18+ only. Have fun. * * * Ambush  Suppose you’re… Continue reading

Creepy Prequel – Old Man of Tessera

In six days, I’ll have a creepy short-story surprise for everyone. While you’re waiting, you might want to snatch up the prequel, a haunting little tale: Old Man of Tessera In Tessera, nothing and no one are as they seem.  One goes missing…every day… …forever.   Now available. Only $0.99 for Kindles… Continue reading

Something for the day to die upon…

 The return of darkness is a planned event, a spoke in the universal clock waiting to be ticked…    At the world’s edge, Andelusia awakens to the terrible realization that all her dreams have come to nothing. No matter that her father, the warlock, has fallen into exile. No matter… Continue reading

Ancient Discovery – The Meaning of the American Dream

A few years ago, I penned a quick essay for a European friend and high-school teacher. Its purpose was to educate a class of students, few of whom had ever been to America, on the meaning of the so-called American dream. I recently stumbled across that essay. Looking back, I can hardly… Continue reading

History of the Ur

For those involved in the Tyrants of the Dead series (and those who will be) I present to you: The History of the Ur. Every villain needs an origin story. Every monster needs a little light shined in its direction, so as to cast a darker shadow. The Ur are no… Continue reading

Ten Real-Life Settings For the Tyrants of the Dead Movies

As I sit in the dark and daydream terrible things, my mind wanders to the far-off hope of finishing the screenplay for the Tyrants of the Dead series. It’s ever in my thoughts. It’s not quite a realistic goal, but it’s more than just a dream. Previously, I imagined the cast here and here. But… Continue reading