Eric Beetner
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Eric Beetner, co-author of One Too Many Blows To The Head and the sequel, Borrowed Trouble

Profile Information

Hometown:
Los Angeles
About Me:
I am a writer and film maker in Los Angeles. I have several short stories currently published on the web and two novels that I am shopping. I am also a staff writer for the Noir City Sentinel - the news letter of the Film Noir Foundation. I also administrate their myspace page so come on by.
I Am A:
Writer
Website:
http://ericbeetner.blogspot.com
Books And Authors I Like:
Raymond Chandler, JB Kohl, Cornell Woolrich, Joe R. Lansdale, Eddie Muller, Megan Abbott, pretty much anything by Hard Case Crime, Jason Starr, Richard Powell, Scott Smith, Steve Brewer, Victor Gischler, Sara Gran, Donald Westlake, Ken Bruen, Elmore Leonard, Allan Guthrie so many more...
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Film Noir. Visit the Film Noir Foundation myspace page which I run. myspace.com/filmnoirfoundation

Where to find my writing

All my online stories can be linked to from my website ericbeetner.blogspot.com and my novel One Too Many Blows To The Head (co-written with JB Kohl) can be found at Amazon as well as the new sequel Borrowed Trouble. Please order it from your local mom n' pop bookstore.
To get it directly from the publisher go to secondwindpublishing.com

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Posted on November 27, 2009 at 5:44pm

Release party & signing!

Hello all,

If anyone is in Los Angeles I am doing a signing/book launch for my book One Too Many Blows To The Head (co-written with JB Kohl). Saturday Nov. 14th at 5:30 pm at the Mystery Bookstore in Westwood.

I'd love to meet some of you there. And hey, by then an actual book will be out. We've just sent back the final proof corrections and it is going to the printer so any day now… Continue

Posted on October 22, 2009 at 4:06pm

Release date for the novel!

We have a due date for this little baby. On October 1st One Too Many Blows To The Head will be available for you to get your grubby little hands on. Jennifer (my co-author) and I are SO excited to finally release the book on the world. We've already gotten some great feedback including this amazing blurb from the always fantastic Megan Abbott:

“One Too Many Blows to the Head feels… Continue

Posted on August 27, 2009 at 11:59am

New stuff

It's been a busy weekend or at least some work I have done recently has paid off. I am a podcast! A story of mine, Past Due, is being podcast as episode #39 on the amazing crimewav.com

An off beat story of mine Two Left is up now at Darkest Before the Dawn and my super short contribution to Six Sentences is also up.

For links and more go to my blog at ericbeetner.blogspot.com

And tell me what you think of my author photo. Is it cheesy? Too dramatic? Super handsome? (Hey, it could… Continue

Posted on June 8, 2009 at 6:05pm

Proud Daddy

Way more important than any of my writing is the wonderful little girl my daughter is turning into (and really has always been) I take way too many pictures of her and I got a few funny ones today that I thought other crime writers might enjoy. http://ericbeetner.blogspot.com/2009/05/starting-them-young.html

Posted on June 1, 2009 at 10:33am

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At 3:55pm on June 17, 2010, Copper Smith said…
Provocative stuff, my friend. Write on!
At 1:28pm on October 23, 2009, JackBludis said…
Eric,
Thanks for the kind words about "The Big Switch." I hope you like "The Deal Killer" as well.
Jack
At 5:31am on August 14, 2009, Jeff Markowitz said…
Thanks for the friend request. I need to spend more time on crimespace.
At 1:03am on June 11, 2009, Steve Weddle said…
Enjoyed your TWO LEFT at http://www.darkestbeforedawn.net. Nice work, sir.
At 4:08am on May 24, 2009, J. F. Juzwik said…
Eric, Get Gone on Noir is a terrific story. Love the character! Joyce
At 12:44am on April 9, 2009, J. F. Juzwik said…
Thanks, Eric, for your comments on my story. Should you be worried? How do you think I feel--that character came out of my mind! Joyce
At 2:11am on April 3, 2009, J. F. Juzwik said…
Eric, Thanks for letting us know about your story on Thuglit. I"ll head over there and check it out. Been busy working on several pieces and have been neglecting my reading. Not a good thing. Going to read your story NOW!
At 10:37am on March 18, 2009, Cormac Brown said…
Thanks, I really enjoyed your story "Partners." It's rare that any genre delves into the logistics and friction between personalities in life. Unfortunately I have to decline your generous offer, as I am not much essayist and believe me when I say that there is nothing more in life that I would want to write about, than noir.

That must be a serious thrill to work with Eddie, nobody that I know this side of Foster Hirsch and Woody Haut have done more to preserve noir and keep it in the public conscious.
At 10:40am on March 17, 2009, Cormac Brown said…
Thanks for the invite and it is wonderful to see someone else that is a fan of Eddie Muller!
At 12:57am on March 13, 2009, J. F. Juzwik said…
Couldn't 'scoff' at that story. Let me tell you something. I thought about who wrote it before I read it and after, so I could leave a comment. But, never once while I was reading it, did the gender of the writer cross my mind. You know, that's how it should be, and that's how it was with your story, which is why I'm happy to say again that it was very well done! Joyce
 
 
 

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