August 3, 2017

THANK YOU – Release day arrived

THANK YOU for celebrating release day with me! So excited about Beautiful Mess. I wanted to say thanks in person, so here’s a quick video … straight from the treadmill. Lol.
July 21, 2017
From the Dead - Original 2010 cover


BUY BEAUTIFUL MESS IN PAPERBACK, GET A FREE, SIGNED COPY OF FROM THE DEAD! First-month sales, especially first-week sales, are critical for a new book. I believe you’ll love Beautiful Mess, so this is a special offer to thank my “first responders” out there. If you’ve never read my first novel, From the Dead—or want to share it with a […]
June 28, 2017

Beautiful Mess … in My Own Words

A short, rambling video about Beautiful Mess, my latest novel, which is set for release on August 1. Ignore the cluttered bookshelves in the background! Love ya, readers. Never give up! John Herrick @johnherrick
November 9, 2016

NEWS | New Website Design & Other Updates

Thank you, readers, for all the kind words and for inviting me into your lives. At long last, we’ve revamped my author website and the designers did such a terrific job! We improved the user experience and—drum roll—actually made it mobile friendly. Check it out for yourself at! While you’re there, feel free to send me a message. I […]
August 8, 2016
Next Novel … A Little Clue

Next Novel … A Little Clue

Albeit at least a year early, a little clue about the upcoming novel! Happy Monday!
April 26, 2016
Comic Con and Novel Update

Comic Con and Novel Update

Had a great time at Comic Con St. Louis earlier this month! Such a great panel discussion and audience members who asked thought-provoking questions.
March 23, 2016
Comic Con and Novel Update

Join John at Wizard World Comic Con in St. Louis

For any readers attending Wizard World (Comic Con) in St. Louis, I'm excited to be a part of a discussion panel on diversity in literature.
March 4, 2015
Guest Post – Portland Book Review

Guest Post – Portland Book Review

Thanks for all your support with my new novel, Between These Walls. What a thrill to learn the book has been well received. Publishers Weekly wrote, "Herrick will make waves...with this tale."