Matt Betts Science Fiction Author + Zombie Wrangler

This is the feed for my blog. I update the blog... occasionally? What's a phrase for "Not Terribly Frequently" that makes me sound busy rather than lazy? "When the mood strikes?", "As time allows?", "Every fortnight?" Hmmm.

I update the blog as much as I can. I'm writing, you know.

You Need More Scoundrels In Your Life

You Need More Scoundrels In Your Life

9 heist films to watch after you see Solo: A Star Wars Story and Ocean’s 8. So you caught the latest installment in the Star Wars saga and you need more heists in your life? You dig the lovable rogue with a heart of gold?…

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We Need More Readers

We Need More Readers

The following is a guest post by Aaron Daniel Behr. Aaron loves God, literature and rhetoric. His first book, The Husband, a memoir of divorce and mental illness, is now available from Columbus Press on all major markets. One of my favorite English teachers would say, “The one hundred…

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The Boogeyman’s Intern Launch

The Boogeyman’s Intern Launch

Thrilled to see my book The Boogeyman’s Intern get out into the world! It was released on June 1, 2018! I’m also excited to get to discuss it on various blogs and other sites. So here is a running list of places it’s getting talked…

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In the Sense They Recharge Us

In the Sense They Recharge Us

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One of Those Books

One of Those Books

I have a lot of books. I generally take good care of them, but I’m not that worried about their condition because they’re well-used and well-read. This is a different matter altogether. I’m afraid to read this book for fear of smudging it, or breathing…

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Hanging at the Movies

Hanging at the Movies

My oldest and I waiting for the New Avengers movie to start. We are are the new superhero duo of Ham & Cheese.

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Release Party!

Release Party!

Hey! Come out and join me at the Lennox Barnes & Noble on June 23 at 2pm for the official launch party for The Boogeyman’s Intern! It’ll be a lot of fun. I worked at this store for about 3 1/2 years and only left…

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So That Happened…

So That Happened…

My birthday was last week. I spent most of it in the hospital. See, I started feeling chest pains early in the week. I’d moved some furniture over the weekend and just assumed that the pains were from being out of shape and sore. As…

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Long Road To Leesburg

Long Road To Leesburg

I traveled to Leesburg Virginia over the weekend to speak at the Pennwriters Project Runway conference over the weekend. Long drive. Leesburg is in an area rich in the history of the American Civil War. It’s surrounded by battlefields and cemeteries and monuments to the…

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Into The Mist Reissue!

Into The Mist Reissue!

One of the awesome people I got to meet and chat with at last year’s Stokercon was Lee Murray. Loved having the chance to talk to her about writing, publishing and the creative life. Severed Press, the publisher that just released my book, Shadow Beneath…

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