Glen R. Krisch

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A native of the Chicago suburbs, Glen Krisch hopes to add to his list of ghosts he's witnessed (two), as well as develop his rather pedestrian telekinetic and precognitive skills. His novels include Amazon Bestseller WHERE DARKNESS DWELLS, THE NIGHTMARE WITHIN, NOTHING LASTING, ARKADIUM RISING, and LITTLE WHISPERS (forthcoming).

Before becoming a full-time writer, he worked a lot of unfulfilling jobs that only reinforced his ambition to chase his dreams. Besides writing and reading, he enjoys spending time with his wife, his three boys, simple living, and ultra-running.

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Interview With 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!


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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!



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"A family reunion stirs up more than memories when Krista, her siblings, and their children arrive at the lake house to be with their grandfather in his final days. Years ago, Krista's best friend went missing from this area after they had an argum..." Read more of this review »
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A supercollider research project has gone haywire in a secret lab in the middle of rural woodlands in Southern Illinois. Chaos ensues and a ‘horde’ of savage zombies terrorize a local family planning to shut down a local camp for th..." Read more of this review »
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message 52: 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 51: 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 50: by Melissa

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


message 49: by Alison

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


message 48: by Nurse

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


message 47: by Richard

Richard Ward Thanks for accepting my request,Glen!


message 46: by Rusty

Rusty Nugent Thanks for your friendship. :)


message 45: 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 44: 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!


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 42: 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 41: 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 40: 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 39: 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 38: 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 36: 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 35: 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 33: 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 31: by Glen

Glen Krisch Nice to "meet" you, Christine!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 29: by Glen

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

Glen


message 28: by Martin

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


message 27: 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 26: 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 25: 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 24: 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 23: by Martin

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


message 22: by Bridget

Bridget Bowers Thanks for the friend request, Glen!


message 21: by Nely

Nely Cab Thanks for the add, Glen! :)


message 20: 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 19: by Martin

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


Holly Full Moon Bites Book Reviews 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 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.


Yassemin 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! =)

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Jeremy I want to apologize for the all the recommendations from me today. I wanted to share the Stoker Award news, and I only pressed the send button once--I'm not sure what happened to create so many messages. Some weird glitch.

Argh...this is terrible...

Again, I'm very sorry.

-Jeremy


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