May 21, 2015

The Black List is a site that evaluates and markets screenplays to movie producers and studios. On May 17th, my adaptation of HARD BITE from novel into screenplay received an 8 out of 10 score from one of their professional reviewers. According to verbiage on the site,...

March 22, 2015

DREAMING DEEP, modern Lovecraftian horror. 





A monster


A 16,000-word novelette of horror on the high seas featuring the hardworking men and women of the Port of Long Beach. Coming April 1st in e-book from Uncanny Books....

March 15, 2015

M-N-S is a weird crime tale nominated by Spinetingler Magazine for Best Short Story on the Web 2010. One of these days I'm going to write it into a novel. Meanwhile, Pulpcore bought the German rights, translated it, and put it up.

January 18, 2015

It was a pretty good year for creative output. I don't judge myself by quantity because it's a lot easier to achieve than quality. The battle of time versus effort never ends. But hey, I survived!



DREAMING DEEP, a Lovecraftian thriller for Uncanny Books, was finished...

October 23, 2014

Are you on Goodreads? If so, I'm having a giveaway contest for free paperback copies of BITE HARDER to readers from the US, UK, Australia and Canada.


Enter now!




October 23, 2014


I'll be reading, entertaining and signing in Southern California throughout November. I'll also be at the Bouchercon crime conference. Drop by and say 'Ook!' (That's Sid-talk for 'Hello')


Scroll down, there's more...


November 12th 7pm


September 23, 2014

I got an offer from a publisher for CRASHING THROUGH MIRRORS but decided I wanted it out more quickly (before Bouchercon '14) so I'm going to selfpublish. It's about about a faded rock star, a brutal assault in a dark Los Angeles parking lot, a stolen '69 Rickenbacker...

September 23, 2014

Down & Out Books is proud to announce the paperback release of Bite Harder by Anonymous-9

(pen name of Elaine Ash).  Bite Harder is the second novel in an unusual but highly acclaimed series chronicling the hardboiled antics of a paraplegic vigilante and his deadly m...

July 29, 2014

Pre-release reviews: 


"Bite Harder is part screwball comedy, part killer crime story entirely unlike anything else out there. It is unique and vicious and bloody funny but what kept me turning pages deep into the night was its heart. I loved Hard Bite, and Bite Ha...

July 9, 2014






Uncanny Books and founder Andrew Byers are pleased to announce a contracted buy of the story elements and characters dramatized in DREAMING DEEP by author Anonymous-9 (pen-name of Elain...

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