Critically acclaimed author Tim Waggoner’s first novel came out in 2001, and since then he's published over fifty novels and seven collections of short stories. He writes original dark fantasy and horror, as well as media tie-ins.
His novels include Like Death, considered a modern classic in the genre, and the popular Nekropolis series of urban fantasy novels. He's written tie-in fiction based on Supernatural, Grimm, The X-Files, Alien, Doctor Who, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Transformers, among others, and he’s written novelizations for films such as Kingsman: The Golden Circle and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. His articles on writing have appeared in Writer's Digest, The Writer, Writer's Workshop of Horror, Horror 101, and Where Nightmares Come From. He’s the author of the acclaimed horror-writing guide Writing in the Dark, which won the Bram Stoker Award in 2021. In 2017 he received the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction, and he's been a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award, the Scribe Award, and the Splatterpunk Award. His fiction has received numerous Honorable Mentions in volumes of Best Horror of the Year, and he’s had several stories selected for inclusion in volumes of Year’s Best Hardcore Horror. In addition to writing, he’s also a full-time tenured professor who teaches creative writing and composition at Sinclair College in Dayton, Ohio.
‘Tim Waggoner consistently delivers the goods when it comes to hard-hitting horror fiction, with compelling characters and dangerous horrors at every turn.’ – This is Horror
‘Tim Waggoner…has a knack for taking conventional horror tropes and giving them a deliciously bizarre spin.’ – Horror Fiction Review
‘For the past twenty years, Tim Waggoner has been building his reputation as a true master of the uniquely strange and disturbing tale.’ – Thomas F. Monteleone
‘His ability to weave the surreal with the hyper-real is his greatest talent.’ – Signal Horizon
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YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZEz6_ALPrV3tdC0V3peKNw