Welcome to the Website of #1 Bestselling Novelist, Screenwriter,
and Writing Instructor Michaelbrent Collings
Lane Cooley is the best Homicide Detective on the LAPD. But she isn't anything like you'd imagine. She's no fast-talking femme fatale... no, she's a Good Mormon Girl who doesn't smoke, drink, cuss, or even watch R-rated movies....Read More Purchase Now
There is no light at the end of some tunnels...
The New York subway system has: 656 miles of track... 468 stations... 31 thousand turnstiles... and 1.64 BILLION fares yearly. For six of those fares, the trip is going to be one they will never forget....
Eve has always lived on the outskirts. An outcast at high school, living in a home with no father and a mother who barely knows she exists.
But when the new boy comes to school, things start to change...
The bestselling Billy Saga continues with the sequel to Billy: Messenger of Powers!
The Darksiders have been defeated...
Every year, thousands of children are killed... by their own parents.
Now, Shane Wills is about to discover why...
They have the beginnings of a perfect family. A husband, a wife, a baby on the way. But something will stop them from being happy as they move into their new house: the power of the undead that roam the halls of their home...Read More Purchase Now
"Billy: Messenger of Powers is a fascinating, fun read. It kept me captivated, in suspense, and laughing. Highly recommended!" --James Dashner, NY Times bestselling author of The Maze Runner trilogy
"BILLY WAS ONLY THIRTEEN YEARS OLD THE FIRST TIME HE DIED."
And with those words the saga of Billy Jones begins with BILLY: MESSENGER OF POWERS...
A doctor who has lost his child. A woman in an abusive relationship. A man who thinks he is god. A madman who lives only to kill. These are the people who will come together and find that they are not alone. Cut off by a freak storm, they will discover the meaning of terror...in The Loon.Read More Purchase Now
Welcome to the town of Rising. A place where you can sit and drink a cool lemonade on a porch swing. A place where no one locks their doors at night. A place...where everyone's worst fears are about to come true.Read More Purchase Now
Scott Cowley thought the worst was over. Eight years ago, he lost his wife and child at the hands of a killer known only as Mr. Gray.
But now, Mr. Gray is back...
- Why Success is BAD
- What Good is Horror?
- Dealing With Bad Reviews
- Typing Down and Dirty
- A Snowball's Chance in Marketing
- Horror: The Last Bivouac of Hope
- Where do Scary Ideas Come From?
- Truly Creative Writing
- The Most Important Thing Ever
- Chubby Writing
- Killing Your Poop Bird
- "Research" is a 4-Letter Word
- Defining Greatness
- "Musty" Writing
- On Clarity
- Finding God Among the Damned
- So you Think you Wanna Write a Script
- How to Write Terror that Chills
- I Love You I Love You I Love You... Now Publish Me!
- Speling Matturs
[Apparition is] Un-put-down-able. Riveting. Captivating. Mesmerizing.... [Collings] writes from the heart and soul and gut, in an honesty that feels like part conversation and part confession.... [A]n effective, emotional, nerve-twisting read, another amazingly well-written one from a top-notch writer. -- The Horror Fiction Review
The Haunted is just about perfect.... I loved it! -- Joe McKinney, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Flesh Eaters and Inheritance
Billy: Messenger of Powers is a fascinating, fun read. It kept me captivated, in suspense, and laughing. Highly recommended! -- James Dashner, NY Times bestselling author of The Maze Runner