Dietrich Kalteis is the award-winning author of Ride the Lightning, The Deadbeat Club, Triggerfish, House of Blazes and Zero Avenue. Nearly fifty of his short stories have been published internationally, and he lives with his family on Canada’s west coast.

Check out his monthly blog at Off the Cuff, a no-holds-barred and casual chat with guest authors on various aspects of writing and what they’re working on. Dietrich also contributes biweekly, along with a talented group of authors, at 7 Criminal Minds, tackling fresh topics every week.

You can also find him on Facebook, and Twitter.