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New Coffee Table Book – 101 Questions for Single Parents!

July 31, 2018 | Books!, humor, Life | Permalink

This book is for you if… …you’re a sleep-deprived single mom who can name at least 50 Pokémon but can’t keep your kids’ names straight or remember where you parked your car at the grocery store. …you’re a single father who sits in a morning work meeting, waiting to give a monthly report presentation, when […]

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 […]

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 […]

Goodreads Giveaway – Lords of the Black Sands!

February 1, 2018 | Books!, Dystopian, Sci Fi | Permalink

Enter here for your chance to win one of 100 free copies of Lords of the Black Sands, the thrilling new dystopian adventure by J Edward Neill Goodreads Book Giveaway Lords of the Black Sands by J. Edward Neill Giveaway ends February 20, 2019. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway  

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 […]

All Hallows Eve Book Sale

October 31, 2017 | Books!, Free Stuff, Kindle Countdown Sale | Permalink

Welcome to the All Hallows Book Sale. For the next two days I’ve decided to offer nearly ALL my books (Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Horror, and Coffee Table Party Philosophy) either FREE or deeply discounted. So… Go here to view my entire catalog, including everything I’ve slashed for this event. To get a feel for what I’m offering, check out some […]

A Door Never Dreamed Of…opens.

October 25, 2017 | Books!, Sci fi novella | Permalink

A thousand years from today, nearly all of humanity is jacked-In. We sleep, connected to machines, dreaming our lives away. For most people, it’s the perfect life. But for the few who never jacked-In, it’s exile. Abandoned, persecuted, and betrayed, the Outs plot their vengeance across the centuries. And when they open the Door, only […]

101 Reasons to Break Up

October 12, 2017 | Books!, humor, Life, Relationships | Permalink

During a blazing hot summer, I interviewed nearly four-hundred people. At bars, on the street, via Facebook. I took their 101 funniest, weirdest, and most off-the-wall break-up stories… …and slammed them all into this book: 101 Reasons to Break Up Read it. Laugh at it. Review the hell out of it. Here’s nine sample break-ups. […]

Goodreads Giveaway – Darkness Between the Stars

October 10, 2017 | Books!, Links!, Sci Fi | Permalink

At night, he watches the stars and dreams of flying between them. And when he sees them begin to disappear, he knows what will happen… The beginning of the end. Darkness Between the Stars Enter below for your chance to win one of 100 free copies of J Edward Neill’s sci-fi thriller. Goodreads Book Giveaway […]