April 22, 2020

Join me on the Webcomics Podcast where I speak with the host Jamais Jochim about comics, writing and all things dorky. 

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/interview-with-justin-alcala/id1479051116?i=1000472255917 

March 19, 2020

 So a while ago, I thought to myself, my writing needs someone to tell me what’s working and what isn’t. Not just grammar and structure, but dialogue, fluidness, plot holes, etc. The problem — every editorial service promises results, and few do. Plus, they ask for an...

January 10, 2020

Ask any best-selling author where they were before their first book became a New York Times bestseller or before their big million dollar publishing deal and their answer is the same. They were struggling. They were getting rejected. They were climbing the hill like ev...

September 8, 2019

When Jasper, a company man with a guilty conscience, works through his supper, he finds himself starving for a late night meal. Unfortunately for him, protestors have been demonstrating outside of this corporation’s megaplex day and night because of Jasper’s push to ra...

July 16, 2019

There once was a bard and king that decided to trade places. The bard wanted a royal audience to help make him the most celebrated artist in the kingdom. The king yearned for freedom, and dreamed of strolling freely through the plebeian lands. So the pair traded cap an...

March 19, 2019

Here’s an update on the upcoming novel. Dim Fairy Tales is currently in the “Queue” for edits with AllThingsThatMatterPress. Time tables depend on demands, but typically take a few months. The book is on schedule to be released by late 2019 (DEC).

May 23, 2016

Hello readers,

 

Below is a bona fide link to the Zharmae Publishing Press Giveaway, “The Devil in the Wide City.” Supplies are limited, so click now. You’ll be the envy of the Internet if you’re the lucky ebook winner, Act now, and as an added bonus, I’ll also pray for...

April 27, 2016

Chicago is no stranger to the goose. Its home to Goose Island, The Mother Goose Parade, and it supports one of the largest Canadian Geese populations in the United States. There's geese in the Chicago River, geese in Lake Michigan, and geese all over the north and west...

March 8, 2016

As part of our excitement for Justin Alcala's next novel, "The Devil in the Wide City," we are giving away 10 copies of Justin's first novel, "Consumed." Readers if you love Gothic-Horror mysteries, this is the book for you.

 

 

February 17, 2016

 

No writer should ever go without critiquing. Receiving writing advice is beneficial. It helps test our mindset and keeps us thinking about the reader. However, there are many types of advice- sometimes good and sometimes...well, corrosive. It's the responsibility of t...

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