Monthly Archives: March 2009

Horror World and the Weekend

I’ll be the featured writer at Horror World in April.  My short story “Senorita” will be live there on the first.  “Senorita” is a very recent story of mine, and it’s one of my favorites.  I like to think it’s … Continue reading

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A Stew of Thoughts

Lots of stuff going on in my head today.  Thoughts bubble and brew and churn, and I just get to sit here hoping to snatch one or two of them and make them stand still. Broken Skin is selling very … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: BROKEN SKIN and the “Personal Injury” contest

Well, Friday’s here, and that means it’s time to announce the new book.  Ladies and gentlemen, my first short story collection… http://www.horror-mall.com/BROKEN-SKIN-by-Nate-Southard-Limited-Edition-p-19131.html http://www.thunderstormbooks.com/brokenskin.php 15 short stories, nine of them new. It includes the novella DEEPER WATERS, which takes place in … Continue reading

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Another tease…

We’re approaching Friday’s announcement, so here’s another taste of what to expect…

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Hookers, Pizza, and Idiots Like Me

No new hint today.  You’ll have to wait until tomorrow for that.  Instead, today I’ll give you another in a long series of essays I like to call, “That Is Fucking Stupid.” Today’s Subject: Take and Bake Pizza. For months … Continue reading

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Your Friday Hint

A week from today, my next book will officially be announced and available for pre-order.  A great contest goes along with it. In the meantime, here’s your second hint.

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Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

UPDATE: My next book will be announced and available for pre-order on March 20th.  There’s an awesome contest that goes hand-in-hand with the book.  It’s a lot of fun, and I promise it will be worth the (short) wait. Last … Continue reading

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Writing like a shark

I didn’t write much last night.  I’d just finished one short project and was waiting for notes from pre-readers.  I worked a little on some cover copy for an upcoming book and rules for a contest that goes with said … Continue reading

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I’m always running into idiots

I don’t know why I keep finding idiots at the local Barnes and Noble.  It feels like common sense that bookstore employees should be, at the very least, marginally intelligent.  The only way I can make sense out of it … Continue reading

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