Wayne Kyle Spitzer

Biography

Wayne Kyle Spitzer (born July 15, 1966) is an American author and low-budget horror filmmaker from Spokane, Washington. He is the writer/director of the short horror film, Shadows in the Garden, as well as the author of Flashback, an SF/horror novel published in 1993. Spitzer's non-genre writing has appeared in subTerrain Magazine: Strong Words for a Polite Nation and Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History. His recent fiction includes The Ferryman Pentalogy, consisting of Comes a Ferryman, The Tempter and the Taker, The Pierced Veil, Black Hole, White Fountain, and To the End of Ursathrax, as well as The X-Ray Rider Trilogy and a screen adaptation of Algernon Blackwood’s The Willows.

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Books

Flashback Dawn (A Serialized Novel), Part 5: "The Children's Reich"
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Urban
And no sooner had the man named Manfred run to the audio truck and started the music than the Nazis raised their hands in salute and started singing, “The flag is high, our ranks are closed / The S.A. marches with silent solid steps …”
The Complete X-Ray Rider: Mileposts on the Road to Childhood's End
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
It’s the dawn of the 1970s and everything is changing. The war in Vietnam is winding down. So is the Apollo Space Program. The tiny northwestern city of Spokane is about to host a World’s Fair. But the Watergate Hearings and the re-entry of Skylab and the eruption of Mount Saint Helens are coming…as are killer bees and Ronald Reagan.
The Shadow, the Siren, and the Sage (Part Three of the Witch Doctor Trilogy)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The conclusion to The Witch Doctor Trilogy.
Flashback Dawn (A Serialized Novel), Part 4: "Charlotte"
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
The story continues in Part Four of the serialized sequel to the best-selling "Flashback."
The Dagger and the Chalise (Part Two of the Witch Doctor Trilogy)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In a future time and place, a gender war reaches its terrifying zenith.
Algernon Blackwood's
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,470. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2018. Categories: Screenplays » Horror, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
"We've stepped out of a safe line somewhere ..." A screen adaptation of Algernon Blackwood's celebrated weird tale by Wayne Kyle Spitzer.
Flashback Dawn (A Serialized Novel), Part 3: "The Red-Eye Shift"
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
He hadn’t run far when he came across the first body, as well as the first raptor (the body laying slit open from throat to crotch while the raptor devoured its unspooled intestines), and Red squeezed off a round, blowing a hole in its head which shot a stream of dark blood no less than six feet before the beast dropped like a sandbag and Red circled around to find the others.
Enter the Witch Doctor (Part One of the Witch Doctor Trilogy)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In a future time and place, a gender war reaches its terrifying zenith.
Flashback Dawn (A Serialized Novel), Part 2: "The Devil's Shambhala"
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Slowly it became manifest: the sound of cavern raptors barking amidst the catacombs, barking and seeming to answer themselves, and something else, which answered them all. The Cat. The smilodon. The saber-toothed tiger which bore little in common with any of its modern-day ancestors nor any of its prehistoric ones, for it was the size of a small bus.
Flashback Dawn (A Serialized Novel), Part 1: "Naaygi"
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Red handed Corbin the weapon and they exchanged uneasy glances; it was an exchange that set Red’s hair on end, for the cop’s eyes said one thing very clearly: I could leave you here right now, asshole. Because seconds count … and it might just come down to you or me. The sequel to the best-selling "Flashback," in serial form.
Flying the Fog Roads of Cascadia: Grover Krantz on the Trail of Bigfoot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology, Essay » Literature
"Flying the Fog Roads of Cascadia" takes the form of a human-interest profile of the late Dr. Grover Krantz, one of the first scientists to ever study Bigfoot.
How About a Coke and Some Fries?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Fiction » Mashups
We had come to a sheer drop-off—a few of us having realized too late. There was nowhere left to run. Above us, like vultures, attack helicopters circled. Turning to meet my doom, I saw that Ronald McDonald had become former President Ronald Reagan. “Well,” he said. “How about it?”
X-Ray Rider 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
It’s the dawn of the 1970s and everything is changing. The war in Vietnam is winding down. So is the Apollo Space Program. The tiny northwestern city of Spokane is about to host a World’s Fair. But the Watergate Hearings and the re-entry of Skylab and the eruption of Mount Saint Helens are coming…as are killer bees and Ronald Reagan.
Wet Bark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
I awake to the sound of rain on my pod. Lying utterly still in the swollen womb of the willow tree, I listen as the drops plink off the hard bark. It feels as though I have slept a long time, and while I am sure I must have dreamed in that time, I cannot recall what I dreamt about.
X-Ray Rider 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
It’s the dawn of the 1970s and everything is changing. The war in Vietnam is winding down. So is the Apollo Space Program. The tiny northwestern city of Spokane is about to host a World’s Fair. But the Watergate Hearings and the re-entry of Skylab and the eruption of Mount Saint Helens are coming…as are killer bees and Ronald Reagan.
X-Ray Rider 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Biographical
It’s the dawn of the 1970s and everything is changing. The war in Vietnam is winding down. So is the Apollo Space Program. The tiny northwestern city of Spokane is about to host a World’s Fair. But the Watergate Hearings and the re-entry of Skylab and the eruption of Mount Saint Helens are coming…as are killer bees and Ronald Reagan.
Red Marillion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Crime
They say that revenge is a dish best served cold. But the best revenge of all is served red.
To the End of Ursathrax
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It was the first night of the Sacrificium, a night of sacrifice and death, a night when the black coins tendered in the Lottery would be tendered back ...
Black Hole, White Fountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
It was the first night of the Sacrificium, a night of sacrifice and death, a night when the black coins tendered in the Lottery would be tendered back ...
The Pierced Veil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It was the first night of the Sacrificium, a night of sacrifice and death, a night when the black coins tendered in the Lottery would be tendered back ...
The Tempter and the Taker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
It was the first night of the Sacrificium, a night of sacrifice and death, a night when the black coins tendered in the Lottery would be tendered back.
The Tempter and the Taker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,080. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It was the first night of the Sacrificium, a night of sacrifice and death, a night when the black coins tendered in the Lottery would be tendered back ...
Comes a Ferryman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
It was the first night of the Sacrificium, a night of sacrifice and death, a night when the black coins tendered in the Lottery would be tendered back ...
Behind a Pale Mask
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The new Ferryman novel. In the heart of the Tinsel Forest, the Ferryman battles his worst enemy--himself!
Killer in the Looking Glass
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
I stare at her through the rain. Somewhere a siren is wailing. From the streets below, angry words rendered unintelligible by distance are being exchanged. Gunshots follow. Then screaming. Car horns are being honked impatiently. Somewhere a baby is crying. The Hard Mask seems to fit much looser than before. In fact, it doesn't seem to want to stay on at all.
Lean Season
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Moments later they returned: hooting, hollering, a jangling parade of gunpowder and sweat. Frank watched disbelieving as the younger men passed. Custer and company were going to war. The only thing missing was a bugle boy.
Coffin Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three went out in search of the Sound—Seeker, Teller, and Winder (though they weren't called that then). Only Teller returned, living long enough, just, to tell the Tale.
That Thing We Killed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A young man's "Blooding" can haunt him for the rest of his life. Especially when he isn't even sure what he's killed.
Faraway, Nearby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Fairy tales
Lightning flashed, doing its white-hot paparazzi dance, and Tika jumped — not in reaction to the too-close strike, but to the pale, gaunt ghost of her own reflection. I’m dead already, she thought.
Napoleon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
She was in the habitat—actually in it, not seated at her workstation on the other side of the glass. She was standing before Napoleon in her white lab coat, which, inexplicably, she unzipped and shirked from her shoulders, allowing it to slide to the marshy floor...
Flashback
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Prehistory lives as ferocious dinosaurs run amok! Science-fiction and horror fans (and especially B-movie lovers) will enjoy this gory, action-packed thriller in the tradition of Roger Corman and George Romero.

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