Chad Schimke is a traditionally published author of a horror thriller entitled ‘Secrets’ via Seventh Window Publications. He read at San Francisco’s Litcrawl Festival in 2014. He has had short stories appear twice in 2013, in Psychopomp special issues (a literary anthology) via Artifice Comics, with 'Hallowseve' appearing in the Halloween issue and 'Midwinter' appearing in the XMAS issue. He is the founding member of the Alabama Street Writer's Group, which has been meeting since July 2012. Prior to that he was a self-published author with four works of fiction in 2012. He has a large social media following on Twitter, Goodreads and Blogger; including radio interviews, appearances and guest blogging. He resides in San Francisco, where he is working on a horror short story anthology tentatively entitled ‘Horrordays’.