Scott A. Johnson

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Scott A. Johnson (born 1971) is an American author in the genre of horror.

His first novel, An American Haunting, was released in 2004 by Harbor House Books.[1] He currently serves as the Literary and Paranormal Studies Editor for Dread Central, where he pens "Cold Spots", an article series about real haunted places, twice a month, and writes reviews of books and movies. He is also the writer and producer of Dreadtime Stories, an old-style radio podcast. Since 2009, he has also begun writing screenplays for films and music videos.

Johnson also teaches creative writing at Seton Hill University, Pennsylvania, in a low-residency Master's degree program in Writing Popular Fiction.

In addition, he is also a paranormal investigator and teaches Kajukenbo, in which he holds a fourth-dan black belt.[2]

He currently resides in Kyle, Texas.

Bibliography[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Droplets: A Short Story Collection - Short Story Collection, CLB Publications, April 2012[3]
  • Ectostorm: Book Three of the Stanley Cooper Chronicles - Novel, May 2012, Library of the Living Dead/Library of Horror[4]
  • Pages: Book Two of the Stanley Cooper Chronicles - Novel, May 2011, Library of the Living Dead/Library of Horror
  • Vermin: Book One of the Stanley Cooper Chronicles - Novel, August 2010, Library of The Living Dead
  • Deadlands: The Ultimate Edition - Novel, August 2009, Library of the Living Dead
  • City of Demons - Novel, July, 2009, Library of Horror
  • Cold Spots: Haunted Austin, TX - Collection, October, 2009, Schiffer Press (true ghost stories)
  • Cold Spots: The Ghosts of San Antonio - Collection, December, 2008, Schiffer Press (true ghost stories)
  • Cane River: A Ghost Story - Novel, September 2008, Harbor House Books
  • The Mayor's Guide: Stately Ghosts of Augusta - Collection, September, 2005, Harbor House Books (true ghost stories)
  • Deadlands - Novel, September 2005, Harbor House Books
  • An American Haunting - Novel, September 2004, Harbor House Books

Chapbook[edit]

  • The Journal of Edwin Gray - February 2007, Naked Snake Press

Article Series[edit]

  • "Cold Spots" - More than one hundred articles written for Dread Central.
  • "Sideshow of Superstition" - Wicked Karnival Magazine

Dreadtime Stories[edit]

  • The Telltale Heart - February 2011
  • I Want My Mummy - January 2011
  • Twas the Night Before Krampus - December 2010
  • For What You Have - November 2010
  • Howl-O-Ween - October 2010
  • April Fool - April 1, 2010
  • The Carnival - Feb 2, 2010[5]
  • Under the Bed - Jan 29, 2010[6]
  • The Caller - Jan 10, 2010[7]
  • Twas the Night Before Christmas - Dec 18, 2009[8]
  • The Sins of the Father - Dec 4, 2009[9]
  • The Dinner Party - Nov 13, 2009[10]
  • Forget the Treats - Oct 30, 2009[11]

Short Stories[edit]

  • "The Dinner Party" - Unnamed Chapbook, Library of Horror Press, 2009
  • "Epiphony" - Library of the Living Dead Press, 2009 (Deadlands Reissue)
  • "Of Moss and Bullfrogs" - Library of the Living Dead Press, 2009 (Deadlands Reissue)
  • "Coffin Liquor" - FearZone website, January 2009 (video)
  • "One Night in New Orleans" - Horror Authors United Magazine, January 2008
  • "Rats" - Forthcoming, Dreadtime Stories (Podcast), 2008
  • "Harimoto" - "History is Dead," 2007
  • "Of Moss and Bullfrogs" - Dreadtime Stories (Podcast), 2007
  • "Second House from the End of the Block" - Forthcoming in Haunted Encounters: Living in a Haunted House from Atriad Press, 2005
  • The Girl Next Door - All Hallows (Canada), March 2007
  • "A Little House in the Woods" - July 2004, The Corpse Magazine
  • "Jock Itch" - October 2003, Alien Skin Magazine
  • "The Drowning Pool" - July 2003, Alien Skin Magazine
  • "Chained to the Pel" - 2002 issue, Persona Literary Journal
  • "Mimes" - 2002 issue, The Rectangle literary journal

Screenwriting/Music Videos[edit]

  • "Jason's Bride" - (Music Video) First Jason, 2011
  • "SoulSeller" - (Music Video) First Jason, 2012

External links[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.harborhousebooks.com
  2. ^ http://www.americanhorrorwriter.net
  3. ^ Scott A. Johnson Back with New Short Story Collection - Droplets
  4. ^ Scott Johnson's Ectostorm Available Now
  5. ^ Dreadtime Stories: The Carnival
  6. ^ Dreadtime Stories: Under the Bed
  7. ^ Dreadtime Stories: The Caller
  8. ^ Dreadtime Stories: Twas the Night Before Christmas
  9. ^ Dreadtime Stories: The Sins of the Father
  10. ^ Dreadtime Stories: The Dinner Party
  11. ^ Dreadtime Stories: Forget the Treats