Steven Marshall Horror
"Stephen King is the emperor of horror, Marshall is the law!"
-New Blood Magazine
* Horror author seeks early retirement and relocates from Connecticut to Florida only to be greeted by many angry hurricanes, June 2004. (Retirement plan fails, had to write another book to supplement lifeblood).
* Author's 10th year anniversary since first publication, Mar 2005.
* Author's 1st year wedding anniversary, Aug 15, 2005.
* "Rituals of Terror", republished and re-released through Authorhouse.com, Oct 2005.
* "The Dark Art of Wonder", the follow up novel was completed Oct 1, 2005 (Release date to be announced).
* Website completed just in time for Halloween, Oct 31, 2005. (What timing!)
* "Rituals of Terror" available in paperback and E-Book through Authorhouse.com May 1 2006.
* * UPDATES - 6.6.06 * *
* "The Dark Art of Wonder" novel for hire to the highest bidding publisher. (Have your people call my people with an offer so I can announce a release date).
* Book signing at Haslam's bookstore in downtown St. Petersburg, copies available on consignment, Jul 2006.
* Press release in Tampa Tribune and Tampa Bay Times, Jul 2006.
* Favorable book reviews and local media coverage, Aug 2006.
* Author's second year wedding anniversary with lovely wife, Samantha, editor-in-chief of both novels. (As seen below) Aug 15 2006.
* Author anxiously awaits sales spikes for debut novel to eventually get the follow-up novel "The Dark Art of Wonder" published. Author may go the way of Poe: A starving artist, selling a ton of copies after he's dead and eating dirt. R.I.P!
* * UPDATES - 6.1.07 * *
* Horror author reduced to franks, beans and macaroni on royalty proceeds from first novel in his ulitimate quest to be a starving artist. Jan - May 2007.
* "Dread & Breakfast" featured in "The Dark Art of Wonder" made Short Story of the Month on "Nightmare Theatre" - a "horror everything" forum for new horror writers for submissions, movie reviews and select short stories. Jun 2007.
* Horror Author's third year wedding anniversary with still lovely wife and chief editor. Aug 2007.
* NEW - Just added a new MySpace page with additional writings and info - www.myspace.com/stevenmarshallhorror . Oct 2007.
* Finally achieved 10,000 visits to this website in the two years since the website has been posted. Nov 2007.
* "The Dark Art of Wonder", follow up to the original novel "Rituals of Terror" complete and edited. Dec 2007. Preview book.
* * UPDATES - 3.1.08 * *
* Registered member of Florida Horror Writers Association, already crucified on their altar of sacrifice as the black sheep! Jan 2008.
* Three new short stories published consecutively as featured stories of the month in NVH Magazine. Jan - Mar 2008.
* New short stories and poem featured on MySpace blogs. Go to www.myspace.com/stevenmarshallhorror "Blogs". Feb 2008.
* Favorable book review for debut novel "Rituals of Terror" from ScepticThomas.com. Mar 2008.
* Just published first complete theme novel entitled "The Banished" which now includes a newly added prequel chapter. Apr 2008.
* * UPDATES - 6.1.08 * *
* Just launched a new free online horror magazine published monthly, featuring 8 short stories from new authors every month, including monthly author interviews and book reviews and an editorial Horror-Scope section. Check it out at SNM Horror Magazine. May 2008.
* SNM Horror Magazine has an explosive debut with over 2,000 new visits in 60 days of being live. We come up on page 1 of Google and Yahoo under "free horror magazines" and are listed on all the major horror directories and getting worldwide submissions from new horror authors. Jun 2008.
* SNM Horror Anthology - Bonded by Blood, is now official and will be published in October 2008 and will feature the best 16 short stories from SNM Horror Magazine between May and September. If you want to submit a story and see more details, click here
* * UPDATES - 10-1-08 **
* 4 Year Wedding Anniversary to even-lovelier-over-time wife, Samantha. Aug 2008.
* Three new short stories published: "Sweet Dreams for the Dead" in the Black Whole Anthology published by Down in the Country Press. "Eve of Autumn" in The Monsters Next Door online magazine and "Miss Peach" in Black Hound Press Anthology. Sep 2008.
* SNM Horror Mag celebrates its sixth month anniversary as a magazine and introduces a new theme called "SNM Goth Cover Girls". Oct 2008.
* SNM Horror Anthology: Bonded by Blood published in 6"x9" glossy full color paperback, featuring the best 16 stories published in SNM Horror Mag. Now available through Lulu and soon all bookstores. Oct 2008.
* Three year anniversary of StevenMarshallHorror.com with over 12,000 visits to the site - and what a long way I've come! Nov 2008.
It has been a while since I've posted updates. Here is an up-to-date list of new work published from 2009-2010.
* * UPDATES - 1-1-10 **
* Exclusive SNM Author Blogspot Interview at I Am Write - www.saratribble.blogspot.com. Jul 2009.
* Five year wedding anniversary to ever lovely wife Samantha. Aug 2009.
*SNM Horror Mag named Best Online Horror Magazine of 2009 by Macabre Cadaver. Oct 2009.
*SNM Horror Mag adds a new section called "SNM Dark Poetry" and breaks 20,000 visits to the site. Dec 2009.
* Short story publication "Dread and Breakfast" is to appear in the Pagan Imagination print anthology Nocturnal Illumination. Jan 2010.
* Bonded By Blood II: A Romance in Red, the second born anthology of SNM Horror Mag is now in print and available from Createspace at the SNM Estore . Jan 2010.
**Note: Website updated quarterly - keep checking back for more news.