Robert Gannon


I am Robert Gannon (he/they). I am a professional weird fiction author, artist, and entertainment media critic. I've been working for over 20 years to celebrate genre media--horror, sci-fi, and fantasy. My books are a vision of the world where one small decision can send you into an alternate universe of wonder, discovery, or terror that you may never return from.

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#31Days: A Collection Of Horror Essays, Vol. 2
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 41,230. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The #31Days challenge is back for another deep dive into the world of horror. Every day in October, professional media critic Robert J Gannon wrote about a new horror film, TV series, or book. This new collection of 64 essays focuses on everything from horror films directed by women to anthology films to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre series to The Outer Limits.
Haunted: A Collection of Weird Fiction
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Haunted is a collection of interconnected weird fiction stories about decorating for Halloween. As you progress through the different stories of three different haunted house attractions, you start to realize the knowledge from one haunt carries over to another. Adapted from the video game Haunted: A Slip Story by Robert J Gannon.
SD Media Digest vol. 2: Apr-June 2021
Price: Free! Words: 9,830. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts » Film & video / guides & reviews, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Welcome to a world of fantastical media produced under unexpected circumstances, explored through media criticism. As we move further and further away from the initial period of quarantine, we're going to see more and more media produced during and about the experience of isolation and social distancing. This collection is just the start. Welcome to SD Media Digest vol. 2 Apr-June 2021.
SD Media Digest vol.1: Jan-Mar 2021
Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts » Film & video / guides & reviews, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
What do a trip to your ancestral home for a funeral, a harsh critique of the allowed roles of women in media creation, a drug-fueled overnight shift at a hospital, and a pair of killer pants have in common? They've all been critiqued by Robert J. Gannon (that's me) at Sketching Details in the first quarter of 2021.
 Welcome to the first ever issue of SD Media Digest.
Tick: A Short Musical Libretto/Vocal Book
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2021. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
You can trust Jamie. They tell you that from the start. All they want to do is tell their story at this point. Jamie begins working for a new boss who requires them to help them into bed at night. In exchange, the boss will teach Jamie everything they need to know to be successful in business. Jamie just can't get past one small detail: their boss' eye that seems to always stare at them.
#31Days: A Collection of Horror Essays Vol. 1
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
#31Days challenge is to watch a different horror film or TV show every day for the month of October. In his debut collection of non-fiction essays and reviews, professional media critic Robert J Gannon shares 65 original essays and reviews of horror media.
Take Out & Other Stories: A Collection of Weird Fiction
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Take Out & Other Stories: A Collection of Weird Fiction explores what happens to the human mind when one thing enters a life that cannot be explained away with logic or reason. From a young boy's obsession with horror stories to a kitchen with a mind of its own, these five stories put the weird back in weird fiction.