I'd call my first Facebook Live cast a success. A big thanks to all who joined me, posted comments, or just said hello. FB stats show 810 views, 153 comments, and 7 shares. I am floored and humbled. Thanks again. FB Gremlins hit us around the 2 hour mark,but otherwise it went off without a hitch.
Today's the day! Join me at 6 pm EST at www.facebook.com/bobbyenash as I attempt my first Facebook Live reading and Q&A. I will start off reading the opening chapter to Snow Falls and then answer any questions you have so, please, bring your questions and I will try my best to answer them and be entertaining. Live at 6 pm EST on my page www.facebook.com/bobbyenash
Okay, let's do this thing. Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 16th at 6 pm EST, I will attempt my first Facebook Live reading and Question and Answer session. I will start off reading the opening chapter to Snow Falls since it's still #TheSummerofSnow around these parts.
Another great Atlanta Comic Convention in the books. #ACC100 Hard to believe it has been 100 cons and ACC shows no signs of slowing down. The day started off pretty busy, then slowed a bit as the pouring ran moved in. As things eased off a bit, weather wise, the crowds returned and it was a rather busy, productive day. I met some new people, including some creators, and saw some friends, who came by to say hello. All in all, a fun day. I always have a fun time at ACC.
I'm looking forward to returning in January 2020.
The only downsides to yesterday's convention day was breaking the
crown off one of my teeth and still dealing with my sciatica pain. Thankfully, there was no pain with the tooth and I was able to save the crown. Heading to the dentist tomorrow to get it reattached. The hard part will be figuring out how to pay for it. Fun, fun. Today, I revisited the chiropractor to work on my Sciatica issue. I'm much improved over the past few weeks, but walking is still rather painful. Hopefully, it will continue to improve.
Huge thanks to artist Bill Sartain for naming BEN Books author Bobby Nash as the Spotlight Indie Artist of the Week. "I'm honored," says Bobby Nash of the spotlight..
Our new Spotlight Indie Artist of the Week is author Bobby Nash. He's a writer of novels, comic books, short stories and screenplays.
His first comic book came out in 1992, but his first professional break came in 2000. This gave Bobby the inspiration to start writing novels. His first novel was published in 2004 and released in 2005. Shortly after that in 2006 he was hired to write short stories.
Bobby Nash currently has over 100 stories in print including 21 novels/novellas, 47 short stories/anthologies, and 49 comic books/graphic novels. Go to www.bobbynash.com to check out his spectacular collection. I've recently read his book "Snow Falls" and highly recommend it as well.
With one final trigger, the end is here! I posted the finale of my serialized novel, SUICIDE BOMB to patrons tonight, completing this experiment in offering serialized fiction. I hope my patrons enjoyed it. The experiment certainly helped me get this long delayed project finished so, for that alone, I am calling it a success.
Begins in November!
A new serialized novella (fewer weeks to reach the end), a crime/thriller called "IN THE WIND" begins in November. Want to get in on the ground floor? Subscribe to my exclusive Patreon feed at www.patreon.com/bobbynash and help me continue creating amazing stories.
When cool, snowy weather hits, enjoy your favorite piping hot refreshment in a hot SNOW mug! We have 7 designs to choose from, or collect them all! TODAY ONLY, we are offering these SNOW MUGS at a special sale rate of 50% off regular price! Yes! Save 50% which is basically buy one, get one free!
I was able to spend some time at the writing desk yesterday and today and accomplished quite a bit. The Sciatica pain has subsided a good deal, mostly bothering me when I walk. I can only go a small distance before it cramps up and hurts, but once I sit down a few minutes, it relaxes. The upside to that is I can get up and move around, and more importantly, get back to work. I also purchased a special sciatic cushion for the chair that makes a world of difference. My brother kindly loaned me his nice, comfortable desk chair to use for the time being. I really need to scrounge some money together and hit the office surplus store and find a new office chair.
Tomorrow, I'll be on the road with my dad for a bit. Hopefully, this trip will go better than our last as that was when the Sciatica flared up. Hopefully, this trip will be more pleasant.
The October edition of the Nash News email newsletter was sent out this morning. Not a subscriber? No worries. Subscribing is free and easy. Just head on over to www.subscribepage.com/NashNews and sign up.
#TheSummerofSnow continues! A big snowy Thank You to Robert Preston for his 5- STAR Amazon review of SNOW Series 1, Volume 1. You can read the review HERE.
"SNOW S1V1 IS A CLASSIC ACTION ADVENTURE WORTH A READ! After purchasing Bobby Nash’s “Snow” series 1 volume 1, I sat it on the side table with the intention of reading it when the opportunity presented itself, however once I started reading the book, casual reading turned into compulsory reading until I finished the book. “Snow Falls” and “Snow Storm,” the first two Snow stories were a fun classic detective story read that reminded me of great television cop dramas that inspired the author. The first two books were a solid introduction to the main character Abraham Snow, his family and friends who accompany him on his action adventures. It was in the third book, “Snow Drive,” that I became a fan. The story is tight, and the mystery whips you around keeping you suitably off balance until the end. I totally recommend the “Snow” series and the best way it to purchase the first three books in this single volume. Truly worth a five-star rating. Looking forward to the further adventures of Abraham Snow."
Reviews like this one are like an oasis in the desert and I want you to know that all reviews are appreciated. Thanks again for the kind words. I'm glad you dug it.
There's more Snow on the way soon as #TheSummerofSnow continues!
I love acting. I don't get the chance to do it as often as I like, but I enjoy it. I am thrilled to be part of Creepshow. Watch the Creepshow trailer HERE or below.
Roxanne Benjamin directed a Creepshow story called Skinwalkers, written by Paul Dini and Stephen Langford. Creepshow is produced by Greg Nicotero.
Dana Gould in Skinwalkers (I'm just off to the right of this shot).
Dana Gould (super nice guy, by the way) stars in the story of a man who considers a miraculous new treatment for weight loss that turns out to have unexpected complications. I can't share any spoilers, but look for me in a small role near the beginning of the episode.
Skinwalkers airs on Halloween night, October 31st on AMC's Shudder streaming app.
A new month means new Patreon goodies. This week, I will send out an ebook to the $5 and up Patrons in the ebook of the month club, put together the October Nash News newsletter, and post the finale to my serialized novel, "Suicide Bomb." I will also start putting together the next serialized story. This one features Sommersville sheriff Tom Myers (from Evil Ways and Deadly Games! in his own adventure called "In The Wind."
I love it when my friends like my box art. Thanks for the kind words, Mark Holmes.
"Check out what came in the mail today! My Buddy Bobby Nash's new Nightveil novel packaged with box art. Some might call it a doodle. I call it Awesome!"
Thanks for the kind words, Robert Krog. I hope you enjoy the book and DVD.
"Among life’s simple pleasures is getting packages in the mail. This illustrated box came from writer, Bobby Nash, who goes above and beyond the call of duty and with style. He also attempted to remedy a bad situation that was no fault of his when the post office lost the first book I ordered from him. But just look at all this! It’s totally worth paying for it twice."
Thanks again, gents. Want to order books direct form the author. Check out my official on-line store. If you want something not yet in the store, drop me a message and I can get it to you.
I was a guest at the first annual Next Chapter - a Books and Author Convention on Saturday, September 7, 2019 in Ringgold, GA. The event ran from 10a.m. - 4p.m. and featured authors of all stripes, an impressive kid's corner, and fun panels. You can find official photos from the event HERE.
I was on these three panels and had fun on each. The panelists were a lot of fun to chat with and the topics were interesting. :
11:00 - You've got the write Stuff, baby! How marvelous stories take form.
1:00 - A Peek Into Publishing
3:00 - Don't Kill My Favorite Character
A big thank you to Kenyon Henry, our host for the event. Kenyon and his team put on a great event and took good care of the guests, including feeding us, which is always a good way to an author's heart.
It was also great seeing friends like Dan Jolley, James Palmer, Ellie Raine, Seth Tucker, Stephanie Osborn, and more. The event supported local libraries and I am thrilled to say that a couple of my books will now be in Ringgold's library and available for checkout.
On a personal level, my Dad joined me for the day to help watch the table while I did panels. This is the first convention my dad has attended and I think he enjoyed himself. At first, I was afraid he would be bored as this is not really his kind of event, but R.O. is a charming, guy and, in typical fashion, found plenty of people to talk to at the event. I think he enjoyed it. We also had a nice ride up and back, which was fun.
I understand that there will be a Next Chapter Con in 2020. I would definitely love to return for that.
New Pulp superstar, LANCE STAR and his SKY RANGERS are back in action in an all-new adventures appearing in PULP ADVENTURES #32 from Bold Venture Press. You can find it HERE.
This month, my Patrons received a special edition of "The Mystery of Island X!" a Lance Star: Sky Ranger adventure as part of the Ebook of the Month Club exclusive to patrons who subscribe to the $5 and higher tiers each month. Want to be a patron and keep characters like Lance Star in the air? Subscribe today at www.patreon.com/bobbynash
Nine stories of mystery, science fiction, horror — new and classic pulp fiction!Audrey Parente, editorClassic Pulp Fiction — "The Death Dancer" by Charles Boeckman: The “Atomic Goddess of Beauty” sees a strange case of murder explode!; "Roman Holiday" by Talbot Mundy: A tale of Christians and Romans — and Lions — in the reign of mad Caligula; "The Pigtail of Hi Wing Ho" by Sax Rohmer: Mystery in Chinatown ...New Pulp Fiction — The Mystery of Island X! by Bobby Nash: Lance Star and his scrappy crew investigate mysterious goings-on on an island — only to discover the island IS the mystery!; "The Spawn of Lilthu" by William M. Hope: The “Welcome” mat was Thurl’s invitation to a hellish fate; "The Wicked Big ‘Monstah Ovah Bawstin’" by David Bernard: An FBI agent generates buzz with his biggest case; "Time and Tide" by Adam Beau McFarlane: The Black Island Tavern plays host to a sailor like no other; "Stranded At Saturn" by Jack Halliday: He dreamt of reaching the stars … until he crash-landed …; "A Snitch in Time" by Robert W. Walker: First-class seats for murder … 132 pages. Edited by Audrey Parente. Published by Bold Venture Press. https://www.boldventurepress.com
About Lance Star: Sky Ranger - The Mystery of Island X by Bobby Nash:
Lance Star and the Sky Rangers search for a missing plane and the deadly cargo aboard. What they find is a strange island that should not exist, a mystery that begs to be solved, and a countdown to doom. It’s the Sky Rangers strangest adventure yet.
Tonight, the September edition of Nash News, my email newsletter was sent out to subscribers. Each month, Nash News is packed with information on new and upcoming titles, and loads of information. Not a subscriber? No problem. Signing up is free and easy. Just head on over to http://www.subscribepage.com/NashNews and sign up today!
Wallopin' Websnappers! I dropped a book from my new online store in the mail today so that means it is time for another installment of Bobby's Box Art. Want your own box art? It's easy. Just head over to https://bobbynash.square.site and make a purchase. Want something not yet in the store? Message me. #Spidey #Spiderman
Talking about first comics on social media today got me feeling nostalgic for this issue. This was my first issue of Amazing Spider-Man, #192. I was hooked. A powerful story by Marv Wolfman, lots of action and adventure, and beautiful art by Keith Pollard and Jim Mooney. This book made me a comic book fan. It was fun reminiscing over these images from the issue.
About Amazing Spider-Man #192:
"24 Hours till Doomsday!"
Spider-Man and J. Jonah Jameson are shackled to a bomb together by Spencer Smythe, this bomb is primed to go off in 24 hours. Smythe, who is dying gloats that he will destroy the two men he figures destroyed his life. Spider-Man, not wishing to be blown up leaves the scene when he can't convince Smythe to disarm the bomb.
While in the city, the Fly has returned to New York in order to commit a crime involving an Egyptian delegation. At the Daily Bugle, Robbie Robertson tries to get a hold of Peter Parker after hiring him for an assignment after Jonah fired him, and hopes he hasn't made a mistake. However, Peter won't be taking and snapshots of an Egyptian display anytime soon, because he is too busy trying to get across the city with J. Jonah Jameson strapped to his arm, and Jonah being uncooperative and trying to unmask Spider-Man.
Spider-Man takes Jameson to Curt Connors to see if his old ally can help them, however, the police spot Spider-Man and Jameson entering through a window and burst into Connor's lab to investigate just as Connors is examining the device. While the police have a bomb squad investigate the bomb that Spider-Man and Jameson are strapped to, the Fly attacks an Egyptian delegate in order to steal his invitation to a King Tut.
When Blake Tower decides that Spider-Man and Jameson should be taken somewhere safe, Spidey refuses to accept letting Smythe win and escapes with Jameson. Meanwhile, Betty Brant is trying to gather Peter's friends together to be on hand when Peter gets his diploma and even calls Mary Jane. MJ misses the call by moments as she leaves her apartment to go and meet up with Peter for a scheduled date.
As Spider-Man and Jameson bound across the city to try and find a way to free themselves, they are spotted and attacked by the Fly. Because Spider-Man is shackled to Jameson, and more concerned about the newspaper editor's safety, the Fly makes short work of the wall-crawler and tosses him off a building. Spider-Man manages to lessen their fall and uses his body to blunt the impact with the ground, knocking Spider-Man out, and leaving Jameson an opening to unmask his longtime foe.
Meanwhile, Mary Jane grows impatient of waiting for Peter to show up for his date, and calls another date, deciding that Peter has had his final chance with her.
When Spider-Man has revived, he finds that Jameson had dragged the wall-crawler back to Connor's lab. There Connors tells them that he cannot disarm the bomb. Suddenly, Spider-Man realizes that there might be a way to stop the bomb back at Smyth's hideout and so with 4 hours to spare, they cross town to get there. They arrive to find that Smythe had died due to his terminal illness, however, a video of his final moments begins to play mocking their final fate and boasting over his posthumous victory.
With a moment to spare, Jameson begs Spider-Man to save his life, and the wall-crawler deduces that there must be some central control computer for the bomb if Smythe could track their progress. He finds the computer and deduces that if he could freeze it, it would stop the bomb. Finding John Jameson's discarded cryogenic container in the room, Spider-Man uses it's freezing gasses to freeze the computer into inoperation. This causes the shackles to release freeing them. With a few seconds left, Spider-Man tosses the bomb out the nearest window where it goes off harmlessly.
Finally free, and having cheated death, J. Jonah Jameson goes from being a coward begging Spider-Man for help to berating the wall-crawler and accusing him of his involvement in the whole plot. Spider-Man, fed up with dealing with Jameson for one day jumps out the window and escapes, leaving the emotionally unstable Jameson to lament over the fact that he hates Spider-Man for making him feel inferior.