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Added by Eric Beetner on November 27, 2009 at 5:44pm — No Comments

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

Added by Eric Beetner on October 22, 2009 at 4:06pm — No Comments

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

Added by Eric Beetner on August 27, 2009 at 11:59am — No Comments

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

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

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

Added by Eric Beetner on June 8, 2009 at 6:05pm — No Comments

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.

Added by Eric Beetner on June 1, 2009 at 10:33am — No Comments

2nd place isn't half bad

My story 'Past Due' came in second in the Twist of Noir story contest. It was close and came down to a coin flip. Oh well. All the stories are great so check them out.

Added by Eric Beetner on April 18, 2009 at 4:58pm — 1 Comment

Thuglit story

Hello all,

the fine folks at Thuglit have published my story 'Ditch'. This is quite possibly my favorite of my own work despite (or because of?) the potentially hokey construct. I'm very glad that it is out there finally. I'm eager to end my 6 week long run of working two jobs so I can get back to doing a little writing. Ideas are getting backed up. Never good.

The announcements of the Twist of Noir contest should be out by April 15th. If anything comes of that you'll know. No news is… Continue

Added by Eric Beetner on April 2, 2009 at 12:12pm — 2 Comments

New story

Hey all. New story up at Pulp Pusher. Hope you like it. It's my first female protagonist. More info and a trailer for the new tv show I'm editing is on my website.

Added by Eric Beetner on March 12, 2009 at 4:02am — 1 Comment

New story

Hello all. Just wanted to let you know that I have a new story in the latest issue of Crooked. I think there is still a day or two left to vote for the story if you like it. I don't care about the vote, just that you dig the story. It's called 'Partners'. Enjoy. For more of my stuff that's out there on the web go to

Added by Eric Beetner on February 6, 2009 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

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