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Joe Mynhardt is a two-time Bram Stoker Award-nominated South African publisher, non-fiction and short story editor, and online-business mentor.
Joe is the owner and CEO of Crystal Lake Publishing, which he founded in August, 2012. Since then he’s published and edited short stories, novellas, interviews and essays by the likes of Neil Gaiman, Clive Barker, Charlaine Harris, Ramsey Campbell, Jack Ketchum, Jonathan Maberry, Graham Masterton, Damien Angelica Walters, Adam Nevill, Lisa Morton, Elizabeth Massie, Joe McKinney, Joe R. Lansdale, Edward Lee, Paul Tremblay, Wes Craven, John Carpenter, George A. Romero, Mick Garris, and hundreds more.
Just like Crystal Lake Publishing, which strives to be a platform for launching author careers, Joe believes in reaching out to all authors, new and experienced, and being a beacon of friendship and guidance in the Dark Fiction field. He recently started a coalition of small press publishers to support both each other and their authors.
Joe’s influences stretch from Poe, Doyle, and Lovecraft to King, Connolly, and Gaiman (and so many more).
You can read more about Joe and Crystal Lake Publishing at or find him on Facebook.


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Writers on Writing Vol.1

Learn the craft of writing from those who know it best.

This is Writers On Writing – An Author’s Guide, where your favorite authors share their secrets in the ultimate guide to becoming – and being – an author.

“The Infrastructure of the Gods: 11 Signposts for Going all the Way” by Brian Hodge
“The Writer’s Purgatory: Between Finishing the First Draft and Submitting the Manuscript” by Monique Snyman
“Why Rejection is Still Important” by Kevin Lucia
“Real Writers Steal Time” by Mercedes M. Yardley
“What Right Do I Have to Write” by Jasper Bark
“Go Pace Yourself” by Jack Ketchum
“A Little Infusion of Magic” by Dave-Brendon de Burgh
“Never Look Away: Confronting Your Fears in Fiction” by Todd Keisling
“Once More With Feeling” by Tim Waggoner

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