First place winner of the Huntington Music and Arts Festival 2023 72 Hour Film Challenge. Written, directed and edited by Michael Valentine, filmed by Kyle Quinn, starring Wally Dempsey, P.J. Woodard and William Bitner with a cameo by Rachel Allinder and set design by Emily Conzett.
For the fifth consecutive year I am truly honored be appearing in Michael Valentine’s Good Time Christmas Show. This year’s production looks to be the biggest and best ever, a Good Time take on Dicken’s A Christmas Carol starring WSAZ’s Tim Irr as Scrooge along with a talented cast of singers and actors … and DFZ.
The Foundry Theater, December 22, doors open 6:30, show at 7:00, one night only.
The third and final ebook being released in conjunction with my appearance at the WV Book Festival October 22, 2022, Voices From Beyond: The Mythos Stories of William Bitner is now available on Kindle for the bargain price of $1.99. Take advantage of the opportunity in this trio of Kindle releases to sample my work for an incredibly low price, and you locals please don’t forget to come out and hear my presentation, “Wrestling With Appalachian Horror.”
The second of three ebooks being released in conjunction with my appearance at the WV Book Festival October 22, Kill It If You Can: The Witch Hunt Stories of William Bitner, is now available for download on Kindle for the bargain price of $1.99.
In conjunction with my appearance at the WV Book Festival, Death Falcon Press is releasing a trio of ebooks on Kindle. The first of the three, Born to Darkness: The Undead Stories of William Bitner is now available for the bargain price of $1.99
I will be appearing at this year’s WV Book Festival on October 22. The Book Festival is the state’s largest book related event drawing thousands of book lovers to the Charleston Civic Center each year and it’s quite an honor to be chosen to participate. I will be giving the presentation Wrestling with Appalachian Horror in Room 204-5 from 1-2 p.m. Saturday, October 22 and will have all my books there for sale.
For more information check out the Kanawha County Public Library website.
The long (long) awaited premier of the film Gone Where the Goblins Go, based on the William Bitner short story of the same name, will be held October 13 at the Foundry Theater in Huntington. It will be featured as part of the Foundry Theater’s Haunted Film Festival contest showcasing thirteen short independent horror films with cash prizes awarded for the top three winners. For more information about this as well as the other great programming they have upcoming check out the Foundry Theater website and Facebook page.
Well, I’m not actually going to be in it but the story “The Cost of Dental Work Can Be High” from my latest collection, Face Eater, will be included in the upcoming Ate-th BHF Book of Horror Stories. The book should be available sometime in September. Stay tuned to this station for further announcements.
Also, don’t forget as part of the Huntington Music and Art Festival tonight at The Foundry Theater the Good Time Horror Podcast will be performing a live dramatization of my short, “In Them There Hills.” Start time six, cost nil.
At the Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium… come out and get your pants scared off. This is a hyperlink to the event on Facebook. (The image also links to it.)
For the third consecutive year Death Falcon Zero and Michael Valentine attempt to make it to the end of “Feliz Navidad” at the Goodtime Christmas Show, this time with an assist from Michael’s son Jack. Will they be successful this year? Well, what do you think . . .