Glen R. Krisch

more photos (3)




Sable J...
79 books | 565 friends

Iben
1,556 books | 102 friends

Melissa
1,295 books | 1,870 friends

Curiosi...
385 books | 1,338 friends

Joan
230 books | 1,272 friends

Veronic...
245 books | 411 friends

Mike
3,816 books | 78 friends

Edward ...
1,401 books | 659 friends

More friends…



Glen R. Krisch

Goodreads Author


Born
in Winfield, Illinois, The United States
Website

Genre

Influences

Member Since
June 2007


Glen Krisch's novels include The Nightmare Within, Where Darkness Dwells, Nothing Lasting, and Arkadium Rising (Brother's Keeper Book One).

Besides writing and reading, he enjoys spending time with his wife, romance author Sarah Krisch, his three boys, simple living, and ultra-running.

He enjoys talking to his readers. Feel free to stop by his website to see what he’s up to: www.glenkrisch.wordpress.com

To ask Glen R. Krisch questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Glen R. Krisch Hi Mike! I loved The Dream Zone. I had a couple of stories published with them. I'd have to do some major digging to find my copies. I see you're…moreHi Mike! I loved The Dream Zone. I had a couple of stories published with them. I'd have to do some major digging to find my copies. I see you're still writing as well. Nothing is Strange sounds great. I just bought a Kindle copy.(less)
Average rating: 3.68 · 1,436 ratings · 391 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
The Nightmare Within

3.66 avg rating — 407 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Where Darkness Dwells

by
3.60 avg rating — 422 ratings — published 2011 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Loss

by
3.51 avg rating — 174 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Brother's Keeper

3.51 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 2012
Rate this book
Clear rating
Commitment and Other Tales ...

by
3.42 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Twice as Dark

by
4.09 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
Arkadium Rising (Brother’s ...

3.91 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Nothing Lasting

4.38 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Through the Eyes of Strays

4.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2012
Rate this book
Clear rating
Wielder

3.87 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Glen R. Krisch…

Here’s a LONG interview I did for Ken’s blog. By how chatty I got, I had a lot of fun with the questions!


Into The Macabre




Let’s get the vitals out of the way –



Name: Glen Krisch

Marital Status: Married

Children: three sons

Pets: three dogs

Ghosts: two



Into The Macabre: Two ghosts? This I have to hear!



Glen: Well, I guess you could say we currently have one ghost. The other one we left behind when...

Read more of this blog post »
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on July 01, 2016 10:20 • 8 views
Arkadium Rising
Brother’s Keeper (1 book)
by
3.91 avg rating — 22 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Nightmare Within: Chapter 9 (Horror)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:33PM
Description: Maury has the power to pull dreams into the waking world, giving the dreams corporeal form. These dream-people range from seemingly human figures, to monstrous beasts compelled by the most primal urges. Once exposed to the real world, the dreams evolve, adapting to their surroundings. Maury is gathering dreams for display at Lucidity, the soon-to-open Museum of Dreams. From a boy named Kevin, he removes Mr. Freakshow, a nightmare feeding on the trauma of Kevin having recently witnessed his father's murder. As Maury falls in love with a dream-woman named Joy, he realizes how wrong it is to enclose the dreams. During the Lucidity's Grand Opening, Mr. Freakshow escapes. To create a diversion, Mr. Freakshow frees the other dreams. The Nightmares, The Erotic Dreams, The Serenity Dreams--all of the dreams--invade the city. Mr. Freakshow knows the rules that govern the dreams: 1. A dream-person achieves immortality by killing its dreamer. 2. If a dreamer dies for any other reason, the embodied dream disappears forever. At first Maury seeks out Mr. Freakshow in order to stop him, only to realize there is only one way to accomplish this; he must find Kevin first, killing him before the nightmare has its way. Kevin will do whatever it takes to be free of his nightmare, once and for all. Maury will do whatever it takes to protect the love of his life. Mr. Freakshow will do whatever it takes to realize his immortality. Will Kevin survive his nightmare?
The Nightmare Within: Chapter 1 (Horror)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:31PM
Description: Maury has the power to pull dreams into the waking world. From a boy named Kevin, he removes a nightmare dubbed Mr. Freakshow. Mr. Freakshow knows the rules that govern his existence: a dream becomes immortal by killing its dreamer. On the eve of his unveiling to the world, the nightmare escapes, seeking his immortality. Will Kevin survive his nightmare?
Where Darkness Dwells (excerpt) (Horror)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:30PM
Description: Intro and Chapter One of my Depression-era horror novel.
Commitment (Select)
1 chapters   —   updated Jul 27, 2011 04:16PM
Description: 750 word flash piece
The Invasion
Glen Krisch is currently reading
by Brett McBean (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Drawing of th...
Glen Krisch rated a book really liked it
by Stephen King (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
Food of the Gods:...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Glen's Recent Updates

" Mike wrote: "Karen wrote: "I just started reading "Children of the Dark," by Jonathan Janz."

I've been curious about Jonathan Janz' novels. Let us know
...more "
Glen Krisch is on page 47 of 282 of The Invasion
The Invasion by Brett McBean
The Invasion
by Brett McBean (Goodreads Author)
progress: 
 
Rate this book
Clear rating
Glen Krisch rated a book it was amazing
Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash
Above the Waterfall
by Ron Rash
read in August, 2016
Rate this book
Clear rating
Poetic and sad. A mystery without much mystery. Still, it worked somehow.
Glen Krisch and 5 other people liked Mike's review of Nothing Lasting:
Nothing Lasting by Glen R. Krisch
"Will write review soon."
Glen Krisch and 23 other people liked Kimberly's review of Nothing Lasting:
Nothing Lasting by Glen R. Krisch
"4.5 stars!

NOTHING LASTING, by Glen Krisch, is a story of the emotional upheaval and loss of innocence a boy goes through when forced to move with his father–to his deceased Grandfather’s home–after his parents’ separation.

“Twenty-five years ago,..." Read more of this review »
Glen Krisch is on page 15 of 282 of The Invasion: I just started this, but I'm already super jealous of the hook.
The Invasion by Brett McBean
The Invasion
by Brett McBean (Goodreads Author)
progress: 
 
Rate this book
Clear rating
Glen Krisch is currently reading
The Invasion by Brett McBean
The Invasion
by Brett McBean (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Glen Krisch finished reading
Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash
Rate this book
Clear rating
Glen Krisch wants to read
Jerusalem by Alan Moore
Jerusalem
by Alan Moore (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Glen Krisch wants to read
Blood Makes Noise by Gregory Widen
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Glen's books…
“Standing before him, the blight of idyllic thought and aspiration--rotting souls reproducing like fleas.”
Glen R. Krisch

“Doctors possessed true power. They could salvage the unsalvageable; they could extend life and raise the level of comfort for those in their final days.”
Glen R. Krisch, The Nightmare Within

“children, and any number of indescribable dream-folk.  The dream-folk”
Glen R. Krisch, The Nightmare Within

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Basically Books!: This topic has been closed to new comments. June Suggestions - Horror (indie) 11 45 Apr 20, 2012 05:10AM  
Avoca Book Club: Ginger's 2013 Reading Goals and Challenges 11 9 Feb 06, 2013 09:22AM  
Avoca Book Club: Alphabet Game 144 17 Apr 13, 2013 06:32PM  
Avoca Book Club: I just finished...... What is your star rating? 272 35 Apr 13, 2013 06:52PM  
The Next Best Boo...: This topic has been closed to new comments. What are you reading? 29992 27814 May 29, 2013 08:10PM  
“Standing before him, the blight of idyllic thought and aspiration--rotting souls reproducing like fleas.”
Glen R. Krisch

“If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”
Stephen King

“You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”
Ray Bradbury

“Leibniz is at the disadvantage of not having seen it. Or perhaps we should count this as an advantage, for anyone who sees it is dumbfounded by the brilliance of the geometry, and it is difficult to criticize a man’s work when you are down on your knees shielding your eyes.”
Neal Stephenson, Quicksilver

“Finch was his own country, the government unstable, the population volatile.”
Kealan Patrick Burke, KIN

108 Horror Aficionados — 11913 members — last activity 3 minutes ago
If you love horror literature, movies, and culture, you're in the right place. Whether it's vampires, werewolves, zombies, serial killers, plagues, or ...more
51245 Book Talk with Kealan Patrick Burke — 410 members — last activity Aug 10, 2016 12:57PM
Chat all things literary with Bram Stoker Award-winning horror author Kealan Patrick Burke.
13824 Literary Darkness — 3059 members — last activity 44 minutes ago
This group is dedicated to an appreciation of important works of literature, both classic and contemporary... that happen to fall into the category of ...more
72811 paced reading horror and thrillers — 219 members — last activity Aug 23, 2016 04:41PM
If you want to read a set amount of pages or chapters and discus 25% at the end of each week with people who are at the same spot in the book, then I ...more
51445 UK Amazon Kindle Forum — 5268 members — last activity 1 hour, 18 min ago
Where every hour is happy hour.
2802 Amazon Kindle — 7295 members — last activity 5 hours, 34 min ago
For readers using the Amazon Kindle ebook device.
967 Apocalypse Whenever — 10277 members — last activity 42 minutes ago
The most active Goodreads group for apocalyptic, post-apocalyptic and dystopic fiction! Join the monthly book reading, get recommendations, or just te ...more
36506 Indie Book Collective — 2921 members — last activity 10 hours, 12 min ago
A group of indie authors, helping each other out and bringing new books to the world
61973 Gore and More — 503 members — last activity 10 hours, 36 min ago
This book club is dedicated to horror and dark fantasy/sci-fi books. Icons such as Stephen King, Robert McCammon, Clive Barker, Richard Laymon, and H. ...more
60696 Making Connections — 10293 members — last activity 14 minutes ago
Over 1000 books listed to Read & Review.....come join us. This is a place for Authors, Bloggers, Publishers, Reviewers, Book Tours, Giveaways, and Int ...more
More of Glen’s groups…



Comments (showing 5-54)    post a comment »

message 54: by Melissa

Melissa Glen wrote: "Aw, thanks, Melissa! Much appreciated.

I just finished audio book version of Where Darkness Dwells. FIVE STARS. I'm so excited to have discovered another excellent writer. The setting itself was like another character in the book, and that always seems to work really well for me when I'm visualizing a story line.


message 53: by Glen

Glen Krisch Aw, thanks, Melissa! Much appreciated.

I saw McCammon, Simmons, and Malfi on your favorites shelf and thought you have great taste.


message 52: by Melissa

Melissa Thank you for the add! I have Where Darkness Dwells in my library. I will make that my next read!


message 51: by Alison

Alison Brodie Hi Glen! Great to meet a fellow author. Good luck with the writing. :)


message 50: by Nurse

Nurse Nightmare Cheers for the add all the way from Australia :)


message 49: by Richard

Richard Ward Thanks for accepting my request,Glen!


message 48: by Rusty

Rusty Nugent Thanks for your friendship. :)


message 47: by Glen

Glen Krisch Thanks, Martin! Really, I think the story will be better for the delay. I should have another big announcement fairly soon about a novel that will be available much sooner.


message 46: by Martin

Martin Belcher Hi Glen, thanks for the email update and fantastic announcement on the book deal, can't wait to read the trilogy with Arkadium Rising beginning in December 2014. Only wish it were sooner!


message 45: by Dawna

Dawna Glen,
When oh when can we expect the rest of the "BROTHERS KEEPER" story to be available?? I know you are a busy busy man, but that teaser just wasnt enough for me!!! LOL. Hope you are well kind Sir.


Poet Gentleness Glen,
thank you so much for being my friend on Goodreads.
:)
Hope you read and enjoy TRUST: A NEW BEGINNING.

All the best,
Cristiane.


message 43: by Amos

Amos Cassidy Thank you for the friend request Glen. I am always looking for fresh thriller/horror to read and your shelf of books looks very inviting.


message 42: by Dustin

Dustin Hi, Glen!

Thank you so much for the friend request, I really appreciate it.


I hope all's well with you and yours.:)


Have a wonderful day and week, my friend!


message 41: by Glen

Glen Krisch Leah wrote: "Greetings! Your books, especially The Nightmare Within, sound interesting; too bad I don't "do" eBooks. :) I look forward to print versions someday soon."

Hi Leah,
I'm prepping print editions for my novels. I hope to have them ready for the end of 2012.


message 40: by Leah

Leah Greetings! Your books, especially The Nightmare Within, sound interesting; too bad I don't "do" eBooks. :) I look forward to print versions someday soon.


message 39: by JoJo

JoJo Hey Glen! Thanks for the add. I look forward to reading your work and have added you name to my authors to look for as well as promoting you on google+ and facebook. Have a wonderful week :)


Christine Hatfield Oh that's really cool and i like your profile picture


message 37: by Glen

Glen Krisch You will definitely know when my print editions will become available.

I'd love for a respected small press to take a crack at publishing a limited edition of my work. I'm working behind the scenes even now, and that's why I haven't jumped in with two feet to publish them on my own.


message 36: by Bethica

Bethica As I sit here looking at my bookshelf and realize how long it's been since I actually purchased a real life paper book, I got to thinking about you're thoughts earlier about releasing your books in print. When you do, can I be one of the first in line for a first edition signed copy? LOL! It really would look great on my shelf sitting next to all the other great authors there.


Christine Hatfield Oh that's really cool

so what do you like to do for fun when your not writing books?


message 34: by Glen

Glen Krisch I started with short stories about 20 years ago. As far as novels, about 10. I started publishing some of my titles a little over a year ago.


Christine Hatfield it's nice to meet you too

how long have you been writing books?


message 32: by Glen

Glen Krisch Nice to "meet" you, Christine!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 30: by Glen

Glen Krisch No problem, Martin. So glad you enjoyed it!

Glen


message 29: by Martin

Martin Belcher Hi Glen. I've just finished "Loss". I loved it. Thanks for another great read!


message 28: by Glen

Glen Krisch Hi Martin,
Thanks so much for your kind words! That's really nice to come home to after a hard day at the day job. FYI, I thought you might like to know that I had a story published in 2009? that is set in the second Brother's Keeper book. Titled "Gleaners," it appeared in the S. African magazine, Something Wicked. Here's a link to a brief story excerpt. http://www.somethingwicked.co.za/arch.... "Gleaners" will be reprinted in my short story collection that is due out in May.
Thanks again for your support!


message 27: by Martin

Martin Belcher Hi Glen,
I've just finished reading Brother's Keeper Novella, oh my god, what a brilliant read! I loved it and can't wait for the full novel. Great idea and my mind is running away at the moment thinking of what happens next! I've left a review. Thanks again for another great read. Best regards, Martin.


message 26: by Linda

Linda Atnip Hi Glen,

So glad to connect with you here on GR. I look forward to getting to know your work, and invite you to take a look at mine.

Cheers!

Linda


message 25: by Glen

Glen Krisch Martin wrote: "Hi Glen, I'm just starting "Where Darkness Dwells" I'm really looking forward to it. Cheers, Martin."

Excellent! I hope you enjoy the read.
Glen


message 24: by Martin

Martin Belcher Hi Glen, I'm just starting "Where Darkness Dwells" I'm really looking forward to it. Cheers, Martin.


message 23: by Bridget

Bridget Bowers Thanks for the friend request, Glen!


message 22: by Nely

Nely Cab Thanks for the add, Glen! :)


message 21: by Glen

Glen Krisch Thank you, sir! I like your taste in books.

Martin wrote: "Hi Glen, thanks for the friend request, I will definitely try some of your books. Cheers, Martin."


message 20: by Martin

Martin Belcher Hi Glen, thanks for the friend request, I will definitely try some of your books. Cheers, Martin.


message 19: by Holly

Holly Thanks for the friend request! And I have too many novels to pick an all time favorite but my favorite at the moment is The Lure of Shapinsay. :)


Elizabeth Ferg Hello[: My favorite type of book is probably Paranormal or Romance. Or a combination.


Lissette Hi Glen. Indeed, I am. I'll have a review ready once I've finished reading it. :)


message 16: by Sangria

Sangria Thanks for accepting my friendship! :)


message 15: by Cheryl

Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship, Glen.


message 14: by Erin

Erin Jamison Thanks for the friendship Glen. Follow me on Facebook. See the link on my profile.


message 13: by Glen

Glen Krisch Tammy wrote: "Thanks for the add! Since I love horror I will be checking out your books."

Thanks! Let me know what you think!
Glen


message 12: by Helen

Helen Hello, thanks for the request :)


message 11: by Tammy

Tammy Thanks for the add! Since I love horror I will be checking out your books.


message 10: by Glen

Glen Krisch Thanks for the friendship and taking a look at my novel. I edited Dead Spell by Belinda Frisch, and it's a fun, dark YA horror novel.


SATIN SUE    hey glen, thanks for adding me, look forward to talking to you... your book looks cool.


message 8: by Yas

Yas Thanks for the friendship :)


Patricia Garlitz Thank You so much for adding me as a friend.


Louise Thanks for the add. :-)


Bradley I hope you are having a good day! =)

http://www.cardshark.com/content/view...



« previous 1
back to top