Tyson Hanks


Tyson Hanks is a fan of horror—both literature and film. He wrote quite a bit when he was younger but was struck with a tragic case of adulthood. He has recently taken up the hobby again and is thrilled that some folks have deemed his work worthy enough to show the public. He has yet to receive a literary award, but he did get a gold star on a middle school English paper once. His work has been published in Sanitarium Magazine, as well as the World War I horror anthology “Kneeling in the Silver Light.” His short story, "Tethered," is available on Amazon Kindle, and his first book, “Greetings from Barker Marsh,” will be released in the summer of 2016. He lives in Florida with his beautiful wife and daughter.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I do! It was "The Berenstain Bears and The Spooky Old Tree." I was totally intrigued that what was basically a haunted house could exist in the trunk of decrepit old tree. From there I kinda naturally gravitated to spooky and horrific fiction.
How do you approach cover design?
I think of it as a movie poster, and what would grab my attention if we still lived in the (AWESOME) days of video rental stores. After that I go to a professional artist. This is one area that I don't mind spending the money on. A professionally designed cover versus an amateurish "template" design is no contest at all in my opinion.
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Where to find Tyson Hanks online


Invasive Species
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Something has come to Florida. . .but they don't want you to know about it. It’s cutting a trail across the state and leaving nothing but mutilated bodies and carnage in its wake. Meanwhile, a veterinarian and a county sheriff battle against powerful political and corporate entities who will stop at nothing to keep the invasive species a secret.
Greetings from Barker Marsh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,600. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Every town has a dark secret; Barker Marsh , Illinois has them all. A drifter's encounter with a local homeless man convinces him that the town of Barker Marsh, and the people in it, aren't what they seem…and neither is he. Tyson Hanks presents his debut novel. “Greetings from Barker Marsh” is sure to cost you some sleep, and make you think twice before visiting a “cozy” little town.

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anthology    bank robbery    bats    creature    devil    disney    drifter    evil town    exorcism    florida    horror    invasive species    serial killer    werewolf   

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