I am posting this shamefully late, but I cannot let June 9 pass by without spreading the word about Personal Effects: Dark Art, the debut novel from podcast novelist extroardinaire J.C. Hutchins and Jordan Weisman. I went in search of this highly anticipated title at my local bookstores today (trying to support local business, you understand) and was foiled. No good deed goes unpunished. I’ll try again tomorrow before I start mouse-clicking.
In any case, this work sounds like nothing I’ve ever read before. It comes equipped with all kinds of extras that give clues to the story, web sites, e-mail addresses, phone numbers. It sounds more like an immersion than a mere book.
Some of the brightest lights in podcast fiction put together this video trailer. Take a few minutes to watch. Get yourself good and creeped out. Then go out and buy it. As Hutch would say about his novel of an art therapist in a psychiatric hospital for the criminally insane: