Category Archives : lawson


THE CRUCIBLE is here!

It’s been a long time coming… But the newest Lawson Vampire novel, THE CRUCIBLE, is finally here and EXCLUSIVELY at my new secure website. This is the ONLY place to get the book and you can pay using either a credit card or PayPal. PLEASE NOTE: The lines where you enter your credit card information […]

The Crucible Book Cover Hi-Res

GHOST IN THE MACHINE: A FREE Lawson Vampire Story by Jon F. Merz

Yesterday was my birthday and to celebrate, I’m giving away a brand NEW Lawson Vampire story called GHOST IN THE MACHINE. It’s absolutely FREE for a limited time so grab your copy below in one of three file formats: .pdf, .epub, or .mobi In this story, it’s 1992 and Lawson owes a friend a favor. […]


Updates from Author Jon F. Merz

Just a quick round-up of things going on in the week ahead: Next Saturday, October 5th, I will be appearing at the Zombie Walk in Asbury Park, New Jersey. From 10am until whenever, I will be at the Baen Books booth in the parking lot of the Stone Pony. Come on by and say hello. […]


2012/2013 Publication Schedule (partial)

By Jon F. Merz Since we’re heading into the end of the year, I thought I’d draw up a list of coming attractions of SOME of the stuff I’ll be publishing soon. So here ya go! DECEMBER 2012 Zombie Ryu Episode 3 Untitled Lawson Christmas Story JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 THE CRUCIBLE: A Lawson Vampire Novel Zombie […]


Black Friday & Cyber Monday: A Special Offer from Author Jon F. Merz

By Jon F. Merz This week is, of course, Thanksgiving. On that day, millions upon millions of Americans will devour many, many turkeys and enjoy a tryptophan-induced coma while watching football and spending time with family and relatives. In recent years, this formerly luxuriously-relaxing day has been invaded by the retail giants as they try […]


Indie Authors & Business Sense

By Jon F. Merz The summer doldrums have set in. Each year around this time, I get tired of the blanket of humidity that threatens to suffocate and I dream about crisp autumn days and cool nights that warrant good jazz on the stereo, a stiff drink, and a blazing fire in the hearth. But […]


Couple of Quickies…

I’m back from vacation well-rested and ready to get cranking again. Today, however, is devoted to painting my sons’ bedrooms. I started one yesterday and will finish today. That Monday adrenaline rush never gets old, eh? GORUCK Challenge updates will return soon… Joe Nassise and I have a brand new ebook bundle out called DOUBLE […]


Summer Sales Tactics for Indie Authors

By Jon F. Merz So, it’s the summer (y’know, in case the scorching heat waves hadn’t made that obvious enough) and this is typically the time when the entire NYC traditional publishing beast slows waaaaaaay down. Summer hours mean most NYC publishing professionals leave work at about 3pm to start the weekend, traditional sales slow […]