Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

Lists; we all make ’em.  We all love ’em. In our second stop of the Dusk and Summer blog tour, I take you to the website of Laurie Jenkins, aka ‘Laurie’s Thoughts and Reviews.’  Laurie is retired from Verizon Communications and now loves to read, read, read!  She particularly enjoys smooth, flowing stories – I …

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All aboard, kiddies!  Stop #3 on our Dusk and Summer blog tour takes us to the land of Christy Wilson and her blog ‘Christy Herself!’  Christy is a legal assistant and a very kind one at that; she was generous enough to allow me onto her blog to talk about a serious matter: How Dusk …

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Hello everyone!  I’m embarking on a blog tour for my recently released novella Dusk and Summer, and I thought you’d like to join me.  You’ll have the opportunity to visit some great blogs and the even greater people who have been gracious enough to host me.  You’ll learn a thing or two about me along …

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Who doesn’t love horror?  Who doesn’t love sex?  I see that smile across your face, so maybe you have the same thing on your mind as I did when I wrote ‘Plastic.’ ‘Plastic‘ originally appeared in the Masters of Horror: Damned If You Don’t anthology back in 2010.  It was a story I wrote just …

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Today, I’m giving my blog over to fellow horror author Lee Allen Howard, whose new book, ‘Death Perception‘ is hot off the presses.  Lee has been involved in the writing industry since 1985, so when he has something to say, chances are you should listen.  With that in mind, I asked Lee if he wouldn’t …

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Twisted Realities: Of Myth and Monstrosity from Sirens Call Publications… What would happen if myths and monsters collided in today’s world? Would they take a backseat to the mayhem that humans create on a daily basis? Explore the twelve tales crafted by twelve talented authors who asked themselves those very questions. The answers may surprise …

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“Childhood Nightmares: Under the Bed” a new anthology from Sirens Call Publications “It’s only a dream, there’s nothing to be frightened of!”  As a child, how many times did you hear those words? Or how many times did you wish to hear them? Take a step back into the minds of the twelve authors who …

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Enter. Sit before the Tale Weaver. You are now in the presence of the Damned. Within these pages, an eclectic gathering of dark writers and poets. Each a distinct voice. Each a bent mind. Each a tortured soul. Here, the fabric of reality twirls round our malevolent fingers. Here, light comes to die. Our world …

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