Win an autographed paperback from Author Chad Schimke!


January Free Reads

Check out this 4-part promo, right on time for the New Year!

There’s a lot going on in this newsletter, so make sure to read through to the end. ❤️  I love your reviews! ❤️

1.) Signed Paperback

Paperback Contest – Closing on February 28, 2021.

Use this form to sign up for a postage paid/ free paperback, signed and sent to you personally, by Author Chad Schimke:


All information submitted is 100% confidential between author and subscriber. Your private information will never be shared, and I am the sole person who has access.


Only residents of the Lower 48/ Continental US are eligible to apply. I’m a broke author with way too much to do. In order to send 5 paperbacks please provide the following:

  • Email
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Full street address (House number and street name, or PO Box)
  • City, State, Zip Code

Prize winners

Five lucky winners will receive a physical copy of ‘Midwinter’, a dark fantasy story which was first published by Artifice Comics in 2013.

In case you aren’t a winner of the physical book, pick up a digital copy here:

Terms and conditions

  • Entries will roll in through next month, and will close the end of February.
  • Once a random number generator selects the winners, the paperback will be sent within 2 weeks.
  • Incomplete, repetitive or spurious entries shall be disqualified altogether.
  • Misdirected books or undeliverable books shall be forfeited. 
  • If there is more interest in signed paperbacks, I will consider doing this again. 
  • I will make an announcement on my blog, using your first name only, when paperbacks have been sent.

A special thanks

I am grateful to my readers for another amazing year together, with many more new stories on your way from me to you. If you like my books, consider leaving a review on Amazon. Look at all the pretty new covers on my Amazon Author Page! Reviews help more than you know. ❤️

Click the link to signup:


New Year New You - Dark Speculative Fiction


Book bundle organized and curated by Author Chad Schimke!


2.) 2021 BookFunnel Group Giveaway 

Claim Your Free E-book- For 9 days only: January 17th to January 25th.

(All 6 covers are laid out on the thumbnail/ banner, at the top and bottom of the page). 

Dark Speculative Fiction Bundle 

Chad is joined by 25 other writers of Dark Speculative Fiction for your reading pleasure. This is a particularly esteemed collection, so don't miss your chance to get yours today. 


3.) Claim your *free* e-book

The latest...

Brand new holiday horror from Author Chad Schimke.

The Costumer by Chad Schimke – Life’s rough in NYC in 1989, especially when all you really need is someone to talk to. Don’t go it alone, pick up the phone, because you’re never too far gone to go back home. Step inside the costumer’s closet backstage on opening night, for the worst New Year's Eve of your life. And you better hurry up, because time is running out. Read ‘The Costumer’ today!

Click on the image, or on the link below!


4.) BookFunnel Bundles

Free for a limited time only...

Speculative Fiction Promo

My Spooky New Year

Dark Paranormal Horror

New Year Zombie/Apocalypse/Dystopian

Sci-Fi, Apocalyptic, and Dystopian Reads

Paranormal and Fantasy Giveaway

Sure Shot Fantasy

Sci-fi Blast

Mystery/Thriller Giveaway

Transformed Fantasy

Suspenseful Thriller

New Year, New Free Fantasy Books

New Year’s Giveaway

Home of the Brave/ Land of the Free

Epic New Year Reads

Healthy Love

Happy New Year 2021

Relax with a New Book

Happy Every After in Love

Sealed with a Kiss Giveaway

Discover New YA Series in 2021!

And one more time for good measure...

Near New You Dark Speculative Fiction Bundle - organized by Author Chad Schimke!

Chad is joined by 25 other writers of Dark Speculative Fiction for your reading pleasure. This is a particularly esteemed collection, so don't miss your chance. Get yours today. 

New winter holiday horror to warm those frigid nights, from the author of:  'The Costumer', 'The Merchandiser', 'Behind the Walls', 'Vivified', 'Midwinter', and 'Hallowmas'.

Claim your free e-book!

COMING SOON – Come back next month for another contest and more exciting news!

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Author Chad Schimke

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