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.

Free Artist Spotlights at Down the Dark Path

Hello there, fellow human. If you’re an artist, I’d like you to stick around for this next part. Starting this week, and continuing every week thereafter, I’m going to publish artist spotlights here on my website. No strings attached. Just free pages highlighting new and excellent artists. Just because I… Continue reading

Artist Unknown – Why I Never Sign My Paintings

Hi there. I’m J Edward. I paint. A lot. Maybe too much. Honestly, these days, it’s all I do. If I’m not painting, I’m preparing canvasses. If I’m not prepping, I’m conceptualizing new trees, new landscapes, new ways to end the world. All day. Every day. And most of the… Continue reading

Riding into Forever

I never dreamed of being a traveler. For many years, for most of my life, the idea of journeying far beyond my comfortable plot of North Georgia land stirred little interest in my heart. Truly, I’d have rather sat on my porch and sipped scotch beneath the evening clouds. I’d… Continue reading

New Album Cover Art – Ossilegium

Recently, Chicago-based death metal group Ossilegium reached out to me to provide cover art for their new (and freakin’ epic) self-titled album. Here’s the cover, featuring my original piece ‘How it Must End.’ The painting was fun. The album is awesome. Click the pic and give it a listen.   Continue reading

The Dead Hand Podcast w/J Edward Neill & Andrew Hall

Hello everyone. Photographer and podcast wizard Andrew Hall recently reached out to me about appearing on a Dead Hand Radio podcast. Naturally, I jumped at the opportunity. We originally planned to discuss the Cold War and its history, but we got completely derailed. Instead of a history discussion, we talked… Continue reading