Kevin J Kennedy
Kevin J Kennedy is the co-author of You Only Get One Shot, and the man behind the best-selling Collected Christmas Horror Shorts & Collected Easter Horror Shorts anthologies. His short stories have featured in many other notable anthologies in the horror genre.
Kevin lives in a small town in Scotland with his wife, step daughter and two strange little cats.
Keep up to date with new releases or contact Kevin through his website: www.kevinjkennedy.co.uk
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Friday, 25 November 2016
Table of Contents:
12 Days (Psychopath Remix) by J.C. Michael (poem)
Thy Will be Done by J.C. Michael
Tommy’s Christmas by John R. Little
Naughty or Nice by Veronica Smith
Santa's Midnight Feast by J.L. Lane
Hung With Care by Ty Schwamberger
Santa Came by Peter Oliver Wonder
In the Bag by Tim Curran
The Christmas Spirit by Lisa Morton
The Tome of Bill Cristmas Carol by Rick Gualtieri
Killing Christmas by Andrew Lennon
All Naughty, No Nice by Michael A. Arnzen
A Disappointed Shade of Blue by C.S. Andserson (poem)
Stuffed Pig by Steven Murray
The Night Before Christmas by Suzanne Fox
Better Watch Out by Willow Rose
Deck The Halls by Xtina Marie (poem)
Christmas Market by Amy Cross
Merry Fuckin' Christmas by Kevin J. Kennedy
The Veil by Rose Garnett
The Last Christmas Dinner by Christina Bergling
The Present by Israel Finn
Christmas Carole by Lisa Vasquez
Slay Bells by Weston Kincade
Edited by Brandy Yassa
Cover design by Lisa Vasquez
Purchase the Hard Cover here.
Paperback and Kindle links below.
Monday, 21 November 2016
Thursday, 10 November 2016
All proceeds from the purchase of this book will be donated to the West Wales Poundies Dog Rescue (UK) and the Second Chance Center for Animals (US) charities.
Who writes the best horror: the US or the UK? Find out for yourself in VS: US vs UK, a competition anthology featuring some of the year's best horror, judged by horror enthusiasts and you: the readers.
Featuring Pre-Fight Hype from The Ginger Nuts of Horror and The Eyes of Madness!
Duncan Ralston vs Rich Hawkins
James Ward Kirk vs Kit Power
Glenn Rolfe vs Lex Jones
Tim Miller vs Daniel I Russel
John Ledger vs Jim Goforth
Essel Pratt vs Daniel Marc Chant
Thomas S Flowers vs Kyle M Scott
Jonathan Ondrashek vs David Owain Hughes
TS Woolard vs Toneye Eyenot
Michael Noe vs Dani Brown
Sisters of Slaughter vs Matt Hickman
Salome Jones vs Kitty Kane
Peter Oliver Wonder vs Kevin Kennedy
Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Werewolves, vampires, ghosts, fairies, djinns, goblins, trolls, witches, brownies, banshees are all on the prowl in these spooky drabbles.
Friday, 30 September 2016
Tuesday, 20 September 2016
I only just heard about this one at the start of my week off but it was amazing.
Wolf Creek the season. It seems to have came out of nowhere and it's only six episodes but it is a fantastic watch. The actor John Jarrett that plays Mick Taylor in the two movies also plays him in the box set which was a very nice touch. It's set as a prequel to the movies and gives us some back story on Mick. The six episodes follow a young girl who is on the hunt for Mick after he murdered her family but failed to kill her. It's fast paced, got some great scenes and the acting is great. Fingers crossed for a season two. If you enjoy the Wolf Creek mythos there are also two books that I haven't got round to reading yet but I'm looking forward to.
Monday, 12 September 2016
So.......... This is coming your way! The 1st of December, this book will be available to read on your Kindle, with a paperback following shortly after I believe.I doubt I need to bring your attention to the author line up in this one. To say I am out of my depth is an understatement but I feel very proud to be a part of it and it was an absolute pleasure working with Dawn Cano.
I'll post a link when it's up for pre-order.
Saturday, 10 September 2016
Thursday, 8 September 2016
Lisa Vasquez from Stitched Smile Publications has accepted my story 'Flesh' for the 'Unleashed' anthology which has a Monsters VS Zombie's theme. I believe this will be a two volume antho with an introduction from none other than David Wellington and containing stories by Jeff Stand and Mary Sangiovanni. How cool is that?
I've also been told my story has been accepted for the 'Monster's Among Us' antho by Bloody Kisses Press. I think I subbed this story around nine or ten months ago though and still haven't received a contract so I'm not holding my breath for this one. I got an email saying I was accepted and when I queried the contract I haven't heard back so needless to say this will be my last outing with these guys.
My story 'The Empty' has just been sent back to me for final edits from Michael Bray for the 'Burger Van and Other Short Stories' charity antho so hopefully that one will appear on Amazon in the not too distant future.
Riding The Dark Frontier, a weird west themed antho, containing my story 'Psycho Bill One Shot' will be available from the 28th of September.
Jaded Book Publishing have accepted my story 'The Gatekeeper' for their Halloween themed anthology, due out on Halloween day I believe.
Monster House, a flash fiction piece I wrote will appear in Spooky Halloween Drabble's 2016. Spooky Halloween Drabble's 2015 was the first anthology I had a story appear in so it's nice to be back with them a year down the line. Release date for this one is also Halloween day.
And last but certainly not least my short story 'Master Knows Best' appeared in the author showcase, in Iain Rob Wright's recent apocalyptic tale 'Tar'. To say I am a massive fan of Iain's work would be an understatement so this really was an achievement I can feel proud of.
I've now been writing for just over a year with my first story published just under eleven months ago and the time has just passed by. I have spent that time focused on sending stories to anthologies as you have probably gathered and have done better than I ever expected. I currently have a list of ten anthologies that I would like to submit to or have agreed I would contribute to and it seems a little overwhelming. I have therefor decided to add no more to the list. Once I have worked through them and got the stories sent off I will be focusing more on writing longer works somewhere between novella and novel length. I may release my own short story collection at some point but I just do not have the time to be part of all the anthos I want to be in and write longer works too.
I have been accepted to another few anthos that I don't have release dates for yet and a part of a series that I will post more about closer to the time of release. I'm running at just over an 80% acceptance rate over the last 6 months so if it stays the same and I sub to the anthos on my list I will still have lots more coming your way as I focus on something longer.
Wednesday, 7 September 2016
The 'In A Flash' anthology is now available on Amazon. Contains a solo story and one co-written with my wife.
Contains my story Worzel's Woe's.
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
I decide for my first list I would post my favourite post apocalyptic novels as it's one of my favourite sub genres. Before you even read the list, this is the books that I have enjoyed the most, not a list of mass market top sellers that everyone loves.
Monday, 29 August 2016
For as much as she is wicked, she is also kind. Every penny from the sale of this horror anthology will be donated to the International Children’s Charity, proving that some good will come from these truly dark tales.
Of course, Movara has also charmed her favourite horror icon into providing an introduction for the book! The legendary Hammer Horror actress Caroline Munro has kindly helped the Madame with her charity work…and Movara promises to spare her for her help, unlike the authors whose work lies within!
So sit back, and relish the scares that await you. Madame Movara assures you that you’ll be safe…your fate depends upon your will to donate!
Thursday, 25 August 2016
Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Links to vote:
The camera pic.
The flower pic.
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
Thursday, 11 August 2016
While this is not the actual cover of the book this is the line up of authors. I can't say too much about this book yet. This is just a little teaser. It looks like it will be available on December 1st. I'll post more details when I can. Feeling very proud to have a story alongside all these guys. Foreword by fellow Scotsman, Jim McLeod of Ginger Nuts of Horror fame. Think I'm more worried about him reading my story than anyone else. lol
I'll post more on this when I can.