“Dead Red” is Rockin’

My latest endeavor ‘Dead Red’ has passed the 100 page mark, and I am at the place where the piece is almost writing itself. I am hoping it will be a good follow-up to ‘Phantom Effect,’ that which comes out through Night Shade Books in early February, 2016. The pieces are nothing like one another, and I believe it was important not to try to duplicate. ‘Phantom Effect’ is possibly a once in a life-time phenomenon, and trying to “top” it would have been unwise. ‘Phantom’ is a serial killer piece going to the supernatural, filled with voice changes and time sequencing out of order to make a new sort of order. ‘Red’ is more about multiple characters and intricate, philosophical plotting. Both celebrate character, yet ‘Red’ is more the thinking piece. Both I hope will be considered page turners.

My short story ‘Soul Text’ will be coming out in August through Ghostlight, and I landed two pieces, one a piece of literary criticism titled, ‘Horror as Misinterpreted Literary Fiction’ and the short story ‘The Candle,’ in the upcoming Weird Fiction Review.

I have four pieces now that would be nice for the beginnings of a collection, and I might put something together mixing criticisms with stories. So far along with the above mentioned three I have ‘Tornados and O’s’ that appeared in The Turks Head Review a few months ago.

Currently, I am reading Alistair Cross’s first solo novel titled ‘The Crimson Corset.’ I am enjoying it.

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About maronovitz2015

Michael Aronovitz published his first collection titled Seven Deadly Pleasures through Hippocampus Press in 2009. His first novel Alice Walks came out in a hardcover edition by Centipede Press in 2013, and Dark Renaissance Books published the paperback version in 2014. Aronovitz’s second collection, The Voices in Our Heads was published by Horrified Press in 2014, and The Witch of the Wood, came out through Hippocampus Press in early 2015. Aronovitz’s first young adult novel Becky’s Kiss will be appearing through Vinspire Press in the fall of 2015 and his third hard core adult horror novel titled Phantom Effect will be published by Night Shade Books in the fall of 2015. Michael Aronovitz is a college professor of English and lives with his wife and son in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.
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