Priscilla Bettis’s novella is a fascinating journey into the blackness of totalitarian regime—a literary sublimation and a paradigm that we have seen before, from Romania between 1945 and 1989 and Stalin’s gulags to the crazy, murderous dictatorship of Pol Pot in Cambodia and the constant blasting of tenets from the public speakers on the streets […] … Continue reading Review No. 3: Dog Meat by Priscilla Bettis — JF Kaufmann, Author
Category: New Release
It’s here! DOG MEAT (Plus 10 reasons why you should buy my book even if you don’t read horror.)
I'm excited to announce the publication of my debut novella, Dog Meat! Kalb Ward slaughters dogs for the Colony, a closed, dystopian society where resources are tight, free speech is nonexistent, and those in power have eyes and ears everywhere. Ward desperately wants to quit his grisly job, but he knows he’ll be arrested, or … Continue reading It’s here! DOG MEAT (Plus 10 reasons why you should buy my book even if you don’t read horror.)
An Excerpt, and a Celebration!
My upcoming novella, Dog Meat, is set in the 1980s in a made-up country (the "Colony"), but the following scene happened to real-life family friends of ours (now American citizens). Ward is a little boy at home with his family. His mother and father (“Patro”) are intellectuals, and Revolution soldiers think intellectuals are dangerous. The … Continue reading An Excerpt, and a Celebration!
An Interview and My First Dog Meat Review!
I was tickled pink to be interviewed by fellow author (and Bigfoot expert) Lionel Ray Green for his Fresh Blood series. Check it out! AND I got my first review for my upcoming dystopian novella, Dog Meat! Pax on her YouTube channel enjoyed, um, had fun with, uh... maybe you should just see what she … Continue reading An Interview and My First Dog Meat Review!
6 Non Sequiturs
Bad Moon Rising is coming in October to teripolen.com. Thirty-one authors of the horror, thriller, and paranormal/supernatural will be featured. This year I get to participate! I've got the stage on day four. Teri is an avid reader, YA author, and fellow blogger. Be sure to check out her site. We humans need to treat … Continue reading 6 Non Sequiturs
Cover Reveal: Dog Meat
I’m so excited! It’s a cover reveal for my debut novella, Dog Meat! My thanks goes to Potter's Grove Press for taking me on. Dog Meat takes place in a dystopian setting called the Colony. The Colony is fictional. The dogs’ nightmare is real. It’s a gritty cover for a gritty story. Dog Meat by … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Dog Meat