Rich Bottles, Jr.
About the Author
After an unillustrious print journalism career in southwestern Pennsylvania, Rich Bottles Jr. moved to West Virginia at the age of 32 to pursue a career in technical writing.
He spends his free time visiting and hiking at the many state parks in the Mountain State, which is also where he develops the concepts for his novels. He has produced a trilogy of WV-themed “humorrorotica” books, the most recent of which is The Manacled, set in the vicinity of the West Virginia Penitentiary. Other books in the series include Lumberjacked and Hellhole West Virginia.
Rich was a contributing editor on The Big Book of Bizarro, Westward Hoes, and Rise of the Dead anthologies for Burning Bulb Publishing. He also helped create The Tailsman comic book with Gary Lee Vincent and Stuart Brown.
He has also written stories for the anthologies Strange Sex, Zombie! Zombie! Brain Bang!, Strange Versus Lovecraft, A Very StrangeHouse Christmas, David J. Fairhead Presents Fiends of the Flesh and many others.