Hello folks. I hope everyone is staying cool during the dog days of summer. My new horror collection “Fear the Darkness, Shun the Light” is now available in print-on-demand format. It costs $10.99 and includes some of my favorite horror fiction that I’ve written, including a never-before-seen novella. Grab for yourself, and tell your friends. More soon, true believers.
Hello all. I just wanted to mention that my new essay collection, “Driving Fast in the Slow Lane,” is now available for Kindle and on Amazon in print-on-demand format, for those that prefer an old fashioned physical book, like myself. It’s $4.99 for Kindle, and $13.99 for paperback, and it features some of my best essays written over the last ten years. I’m very proud of this collection, and excited to get it out there in the world. Here’s the link: https://www.amazon.com/Driving-Fast-Slow-Steven-Finkelstein/dp/1976391687/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1508414842&sr=8-1&keywords=steven+finkelstein
I hope all of you pick up a copy, and tell your friends. More soon…
Hello folks. After a hiatus, I’m back, and I hope you’re all enjoying the onset of the fall season. I’ve been hard at work on a number of projects, and hopefully I’ll have updates on some of them soon. For now, I wanted to announce that my new essay collection, Driving Fast in the Slow Lane, is available for Kindle on Amazon. It costs $4.99, and you can find it at the following link: https://www.amazon.com/Driving-Fast-Slow-Steven-Finkelstein-ebook/dp/B075LXGN5X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1505425184&sr=8-1&keywords=steven+finkelstein
I’m tremendously proud of this collection, which features dozens of essays written over a ten-year period, some of them deeply personal. I hope you’ll check it out, but if you’re one of those folks that prefers a print version, one should be available soon. More to come, true believers. Peace and love to all.
Hello my friends, I hope you’re all enjoying your summer. I just wanted to mention that my memoir, “You Never Know Who’s Crazy,” is now available in print-on-demand format, for the price of $9.99. You can find it on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1548294640/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1501675657&sr=8-5&keywords=steven+finkelstein
It’s been fun for me to revise this manuscript that was written several years ago, and get it out there on the market. It provides some insight, I think, into where my mind was during the move to New York and my first year there…it’s a fun snapshot of who I was seven/eight years ago, and it also serves well as a cautionary tale for anyone who’s thinking about challenging the crucible of New York City with a shoestring budget. I hope you’ll all pick up this rare foray of mine into the realm of nonfiction. More soon, true believers.
Hello all. I’m happy to announce that my memoir, You Never Know Who’s Crazy, is now available on Amazon, for Kindle, for the price of $4.99. Here is the link to it: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072KWRM3D/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1497739117&sr=8-4&keywords=steven+finkelstein
This is a nonfiction account of parts of 2009 and 2010. It was written several years ago, but it’s newly revised, and is now for sale for the first time anywhere. It covers stories from both my personal and professional life, detailing the move from Myrtle Beach to Brooklyn, the death of my step-grandfather, David Gresky, my marriage to my wife, Megan, and many more incidents and anecdotes. Although I believe fiction to be more my forte than nonfiction, I’m thrilled for this manuscript to have finally joined my other novels and collections on Kindle. If reading on phone, tablet, desktop, etc., isn’t your flavor, never fear…a print-on-demand version should also be available soon. I’ll post news on the site when that happens. Check out the memoir, and I hope everyone is enjoying their summer. More soon…
It has been some time since I resolved to stop posting as regularly here on the blog, as I have been busy with a plethora of endeavors. However, I wanted to take a moment to update my readers as to when new material from me can be expected. I just finished the rough draft of the novel Diminishing Returns, which is the sequel to Transitional Period, the first novel I ever wrote. It again features the protagonist Anthony Rizzo, who, when we last saw him, in the years 2000-2001, was trying to graduate from college, and was grappling with an overly-stimulated id, and a group of nihilistic friends. I envisioned Transitional Period as somewhat of a cautionary tale, and the sequel follows in that same vein. It is set in the years 2016-2017, deals with some of the issues of the day, and is again written in first person-present tense. In this novel, Anthony is approaching middle age, living on the streets of New York, and has spent time in prison for a crime committed toward the end of the first novel. Like the last one, this novel is not for the faint of heart. It has yet to be determined by what method this latest opus will be published. Self-publishing on Amazon again seems the most likely. Frankly, this novel is of such repellent content that I don’t even know how I would pitch it to any literary agents.
It has been difficult for me to get back into the mindset of this protagonist. He is a thoroughly contemptible person, and I felt that his life and situation, taken up again fifteen years following the conclusion of the first story, should reflect that. Ultimately, the reason I felt compelled to go back to this character is because I felt that he had another story in him. I feel quite strongly now this may turn out to be the middle chapter of a trilogy. Whether that proves to be the case or not, only time will tell.
I would also like to take this opportunity to thank all of my readers who have discovered my work via print-on-demand from Amazon, and also through Kindle and other platforms. I was reluctant earlier in my career to self-publish, but I’ve been very pleased with the outcome after having overcome that particular phobia. To my fellow authors, I advise you, if you haven’t been having the success for which you are looking through “traditional” avenues, think about self-publishing with Create Space. Gone are the days when you have to go begging to literary agents and publishing companies. You can do it yourself now; if you strongly enough about your work, let the world see it. The gatekeepers don’t get to tell you “no” anymore. I will be back shortly with more information on the new novel, and when and where it will be available. Till next time, happy reading, my Fellowship of the Page!
Hello all. Just wanted to mention that my fantasy novel Rogue: Time Out of Mind, the first of the Rogue series, is now available in paperback on Amazon, at a cost of $13.99, plus shipping and handling. Check it out here, https://www.amazon.com/Rogue-Time-Out-Mind-1/dp/1542592186/ref=sr_1_1_twi_pap_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1490218518&sr=8-1&keywords=steven+finkelstein
Tell your friends, and enjoy! More soon.
I’m pleased to announce that my new fantasy novel, Rogue: Time Out of Mind, the first of the Rogue series, is now available for Kindle on Amazon. It sells for $4.99. You can find it at the following link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MY8PXG8
I’m also in the process of formatting the novel for print publication, and it should be available in paperback form in the next few weeks. I’m very excited to be getting this project out there to you, the readers. Please tell your friends, and check out my latest effort on Kindle now!
Hey folks. Below is the first look at the original cover art for Rogue: Time Out Of Mind, my new fantasy novel that is being published serially on Juke Pop Serials. Be sure to go to their website and upvote the novel, so I can be eligible for cash prizes. More soon.