The Two Gay Geeks 🏳️🌈 have a chat with Jeffrey J Mariotte, author. Jeff tells us of his prolific career and his collaborations with his wife Marsheila Rockwell. Jeff writes primarily in the western genre but not your typical western, his writing is more inclusive and progressive hoping those that have not been fans of westerns may find his work refreshing and inviting. Have a listen and we hope you enjoy this as much as we did.
About Jeffrey J Mariotte
Jeffrey J. Mariotte has written more than fifty books, including supernatural thrillers River Runs Red, Missing White Girl, and Cold Black Hearts, horror epic The Slab, and the teen horror quartet Year of the Wicked. Other works include the acclaimed thrillers Empty Rooms and The Devil’s Bait, and with his wife and writing partner Marsheila (Marcy) Rockwell—the science fiction thriller 7 SYKOS and Mafia III: Plain of Jars, the authorized prequel to the hit video game, as well as shorter works. He has also written novels set in the worlds of Deadlands, Star Trek, CSI, NCIS, Narcos, 30 Days of Night, Spider-Man, Conan, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, and more. Three of his novels have won Scribe Awards for Best Original Novel, presented by the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers. He’s also won the Inkpot Award from the San Diego Comic-Con, is a co-winner of the Raven Award from the Mystery Writers of America, and has been a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award from the Horror Writers Association, the International Horror Guild Award, the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, the Peacemaker Award from the Western Fictioneers, and for his comics writing, the Harvey Award and the Glyph Award.
He is also the author of many comic books and graphic novels, including the original Western series Desperadoes, the horror series Fade to Black, the action-adventure series Garrison, and the original graphic novel Zombie Cop.
He has worked in virtually every aspect of the book business, as a bookstore manager and owner, VP of Marketing for Image Comics/WildStorm, Senior Editor for DC Comics/WildStorm, and Editor-in-Chief for IDW Publishing, and a publishing consultant for various companies. When he’s not writing, reading, or editing something, he’s probably out enjoying the desert landscape around the Arizona home he shares with his family and dog and cats. Find him online at www.jeffmariotte.com, www.facebook.com/JeffreyJMariotte, and @JeffMariotte.
Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Jeff-Mariotte/e/B001IOBHPY/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0
About Under Western Stars with Jeffrey J Mariotte
As the sun goes down behind the long, low western horizon, imagine a gathering of friends who write stories, share stories, encourage new stories, and visit about the craft of fiction.
As a reader, you’ll find stories about family, lost and found. Tales of Civil War and reconciliation. Gunfighters. Bounty hunters. Small towns and cemeteries. You’ll find ghosts, real and imagined. Adventure and romance. You’ll make new friends and rekindle old flames. You’ll live under western stars, with a harvest moon overhead and laughter and suspense all around.
Western stories by Terry Alexander, Ben Goheen, James J. Griffin, J. L. Guin, J. E. S. Hays, Easy Jackson, Jackson Lowry, Susan Murrie MacDonald, Jeffrey J. Mariotte, Edward Massey, Meg Mims, Clay More, Michael Newton, Richard Prosch, Angela Raines, Gordon L. Rottman, Barbara Shepherd, Charlie Steel, G. Wayne Tilman, Benjamin Thomas, Big Jim Williams, and Kevin Wolf.
Edited by Richard Prosch.
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