Down the Dark Path Fantasy, Dark Art, and Sci Fi by J Edward Neill

Category Archives: Books!

A Bounce Between Bottles – Write Tipsy, Edit Sober

July 16, 2018 | Books!, Love & Relationships, Philosophy, Relationships | Permalink

While deep in his cups, J Edward Neill takes readers on a sometimes funny, often poignant journey. Playful yet serious, humorous yet honest, A Bounce Between Bottles delivers readers on a stroll through everything. It’s a lighthearted memoir blended with sharp philosophy. It’s social commentary blended with powerful cocktails. Dating. Religion. Politics. That one time J Edward […]

Hollow Empire – A Post-Apocalyptic Fantasy Series

June 20, 2018 | Books! | Permalink

Eight episodes of rich, dark fiction… Hollow Empire * In the aftermath of a horrific plague, the nation of Vhur teeters on utter annihilation. Its cities lie in ruin. Its king hides in his tower. Its people rot in their graves. Surrounded by death and suffering, four survivors struggle to live their separate lives. But the […]

Terrifying new cover art – Old Man of Tessera

April 24, 2018 | Art!, Books! | Permalink

A young man from the drowned village of Veni wanders along the sea until he comes to the city of Tessera. The Old Man takes him in and urges him to explore the ancient town, where nothing and no one are as they seem… Old Man of Tessera also appears in the spooky novella, The […]

Eaters of the Light – Arrived

April 17, 2018 | Books!, Sci Fi | Permalink

The stars will fall, one after another. Their last light will be an echo of everything that could have been… …but now fades out of reach… The Eaters of the Light All three books are now available here. A fun glossary for the Eaters of the Light series is here.

Breaking Up is Easy to Do

April 13, 2018 | Books! | Permalink

Me: “You don’t have the guts to break up with her.” The World: “Hold my beer.” Read J Edward Neill’s ‘101 BEST Reasons to Break Up.’ And if you love breakup stories so much you want 300 of ’em, try this on for size:

Are you an author in need of cover art? Look no further.

February 8, 2018 | Art!, Books!, Fantasy, Horror | Permalink

For the modern day self-published author, cover art can be an expensive investment. Artists routinely charge $300-$700 for custom-made art, which can cripple modest budgets and drive authors to empty out their bank accounts. And yet… Every book needs a good cover. To hook readers, it’s crucial. The old saying ‘Never judge a book by its cover’ doesn’t apply anymore. […]

UnCommon Evil – A Dark Anthology

February 2, 2018 | Art!, Books!, Horror, Short Stories | Permalink

In the old world city of Ellerae, one person goes missing every day. Poor little Mia doesn’t stand a chance. Or does she? Let the Bodies – A creepy short story follow-up to chilling tale, Old Man of Tessera. Let the Bodies will appear in anthology book UnCommon Evil – Release date Feb 20th, 2018. Preorder Uncommon Evil […]

Coming Soon – Eaters of the Light

January 24, 2018 | Art!, Books!, Fantasy, Sci Fi | Permalink

My name is Callista Lightbringer. Although I’m not human, I am humanity’s last hope. For a thousand years, I’ve warred against the star-killing Strigoi. I’ve destroyed billions. I’ve snuffed hundreds of their hollow, vampiric planets. It’s not enough. Alone, I must find the source of the Strigoi power. I must venture deeper into space than […]

101 MORE Reasons to Break Up

November 20, 2017 | Books!, humor, Love & Relationships, Relationships | Permalink

Oops, I did it again. Over six weeks during a rainy autumn, I collected hundreds of break-up stories from friends, strangers, Facebook pals, random people on Twitter & Instagram, and several tipsy folks at the local bar. And then…just because…I cleaned the stories up and put them into this book: Every story is true. Some […]

Making Fun of Everything I’ve Ever Done

November 1, 2017 | Books!, Coffee Table Philosophy, Hollow Empire, humor, Machina Obscurum, Tyrants of the Dead | Permalink

A few weeks ago I got super sarcastic with my list of alternative movie blurbs. Now that I’ve made fun of everyone else’s artistic work, it’s time I turn the cannon on myself. Here’s everything I’ve ever written, but with smartass descriptions. Have fun… Hollow Empire – Night of Knives – Five homeless people with crappy hygiene do their best to […]