“Stefan Petrucha has real world experience and can speak with authority.”

Slices The Farting Dead

“Whatever happened, I had to hold on to my humanity. I would not become one of those men who refuse to ask directions.”


“Really, boy, unless you’re ready to deal with the monster, you shouldn’t go looking under the bed.”

- Ripper

Dead Mann Running

“There’s nothing like seeing the face of a dead stripper you want to forget every day on TV.”

- Dead Mann Running


Summer Registration Now Open

Looking to learn? Summer Registration is now open for my three online classes taught via UMASS: Writing for a Living Writing the Graphic Novel The Paranormal: Ways of Thinking About the Unknown Sign up early, sign up often! All classes begin May 19 and run through June 27, 2014.

Rise of the Self-Publisher

There’s a very nice roundup of the publishing scene at Forbes this week potted by one of my students – I said some similar things in a blog post a while back…

Busy, busy, busy!

Been so busy teaching classes and writing all sorts of stuff, honestly, updating this blog has been the last thing on my mind. I do want to alert folks to this recent interview, in which I discuss all things Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers, and  the newly announced Nancy Drew Diaries, reprinting my early Drew tales Read More…