I've finally gone and started a real grown up blog. So I more than likely won't be posting much on here anymore. You can read my blog "Bazooko's Circus" here: http://adamwhitlatch.blogspot.com/
~Adam J. Whitlatch
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on July 10, 2009 at 1:17pm —
I got an email yesterday morning from the editor of The Drabbler, a science fiction publication from Sam's Dot Publishing
in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The editor (who calls herself The Boortean Ambassador) informed me that my drabble short story was accepted for publication in The Drabbler #14 - When Genetic Experiments Go Awry. My story is entitled "Tyrannosaurus Pecks." The issue is slated for release in July.
For those of you who… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on June 1, 2009 at 12:18pm —
I received a wonderful surprise last night when I tuned in to The Funky Werepig
radio show on Blog Talk Radio
. The guest of the night was my good friend and editor of Shroud Publishing (Northern Haunts & Shroud Magazine) Tim Deal.
As for the surprise, Tim mentioned me at the 43:14
mark. He said some wonderful things, apologized profusely for misspelling my name in the first printing of… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on June 1, 2009 at 12:12pm —
I wish I were writing today under happier circumstances, but unfortunately the inevitable has happened. Many of you know Libby Sumner
. Libby's husband, Steven Sumner, passed away yesterday afternoon. He was 34 years old. As many of you know, Steven had been fighting diabetes most of his life, as well as several other illnesses in the past few years.
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on May 15, 2009 at 9:30am —
Many of you have heard me talk about "The Weller", but some of you still don't know what it is. Well, the big day has finally arrived. Crossed Genres Issue 6
is now available in print, PDF, and Kindle e-Reader formats.
is a magazine that challenges writers to blend science fiction with a new theme every month. The theme of issue 6 is "Western." Being a post-apocalyptic western, the adventures of the Weller were a… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on May 1, 2009 at 1:30am —
This is a newspaper article about me that ran recently in my local paper, The Leader Record
. (Thursday March 19, 2009)
Thought I should share it with you all since it mentions 6S
. :) Enjoy.
Local Author A Rising Star In Horror Genre
Adam J. Whitlatch, of rural Bonaparte, announced this week the publication of his latest stories in print. Whitlatch, a writer of science fiction, horror, and dark fantasy, has been a rising star on the… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on April 13, 2009 at 8:30pm —
This morning I woke to find a very pleasant surprise in my email inbox. I got a letter from Bart Leib, editor of the science fiction magazine Crossed Genres
accepting my short story The Weller: Land of Plenty
for publication in the May 2009 issue of Crossed Genres
Every month, Crossed Genres
gives authors a new theme that must be crossed with science fiction. In the past this has included Humor,… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on April 4, 2009 at 2:23pm —
A couple days ago I got an email from Coscom Entertainment editor, A.P. Fuchs, accepting three of my poems for an upcoming poetry collection.
WHAT!?! Adam J. Whitlatch wrote poetry?
Shhhh!! Not so loud! People might hear! That's right... I wrote poetry; more specifically three haiku
. Still perplexed? Would it make you feel better if I told you they were zombie
[ huge sigh of relief ]
That's right... zombie haiku.… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on March 29, 2009 at 6:30pm —
I just got an email from Tim Deal, editor of Shroud Magazine
and Northern Haunts: 100 Tales of New England Terror
. I am pleased to announce that after two years of languishing in various slush piles, You Missed A Spot
has been accepted for publication in Issue 7 of Shroud Magazine
This issue will be available in Barnes & Noble stores all across the country. Click here to find out if your local… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on February 26, 2009 at 11:17pm —
I just received a letter from Coscom Entertainment editor A.P. Fuchs accepting my newest short fiction piece Blood, Spit, & Aspartame
for publication in his new zombie-themed print anthology Dead Science
This story combines elements of two of my favorite horror genres: Zombies (of course) and Mad Scientists.
Special thanks to my good friend Joseph Grant for pointing me in the direction of Dead Science
and for pushing me to complete… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on February 4, 2009 at 6:46pm —
The day we've all been waiting for is finally here! Northern Haunts: 100 Terrifying New England Tales
is now available for sale in paperback
. For a limited time you can get Northern Haunts… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on January 24, 2009 at 10:30pm —
Amish Drive By
by Adam J. Whitlatch
Clippity clop. Clippity clop. BANG BANG!
Clippity clop. Clippity clop. BANG BANG!
Adam J. Whitlatch is the author of numerous science fiction and horror short stories. He is also the author of the science fiction novel E.R.A. - Earth Realm Army. Adam lives in southeast Iowa with… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on January 10, 2009 at 7:19pm —
Seasons Greetings, Fellow Sixers. Here is the second half of my Christmas gift to you. Those of you who've read my earlier piece Turn Me On, Turn Me On, Mr. Dead Man
will remember the (anti?)hero of this one. I'd advise reading this one with the lights on, boys and girls.
I call this little ditty "Sing Me A Song, Mr. Dead Man". . .
Sing Me a Song, Mr. Dead Man
by Adam… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on December 25, 2008 at 9:30am —
As a special holiday treat to all of the members of the 6S Social Network (which as of today has 356 members) Rob has asked me to post my two latest sixes for your holiday reading pleasure here. I'll be posting one today and one tomorrow.
Be warned, tomorrow's Six is not for the faint of heart. Fans of one of my earlier pieces Turn Me On, Turn Me On, Mr. Dead Man
will be in for quite a… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on December 24, 2008 at 11:30am —
Shroud Magazine editor Tim Deal released the (in-progress) table of contents for the anthology "Northern Haunts: 100 Terrifying New England Tales"
which Joseph Grant and I are both appearing in. The list is incomplete at the moment because he and his staff still have five stories to typeset. However, Joe & I's stories are listed.
Northern Haunts is available for preorder now.
1. BARN AND BRIDLE,… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on October 7, 2008 at 8:30pm —
Featured in the September 19, 2008 Six Sentences Newsletter.
by Adam J. Whitlatch
We never even saw it coming; the Caruu came down upon us like a summer rain – hard and fast. Their goal was to terrify us, to grind us into a weeping, pathetic pulp before destroying us, and they accomplished this with gusto when they destroyed the moon; Luna, a symbol of love and hope, the receiver of countless prayers of star-crossed lovers, the first of many goals… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on September 19, 2008 at 4:26pm —
I just got an email from Mr. Timothy Deal, editor of Shroud Magazine, letting me know that my new horror short story "Graveyard Shift" will be appearing in his new print anthology "Northern Haunts: 100 Terrifying New England Tales". This book will also feature a piece by Joseph Grant called "Down the Cellar".
Northern Haunts is available for pre-order now in two different formats:… Continue
Added by Adam J. Whitlatch on August 23, 2008 at 11:37am —