Joseph Sale is a novelist, writing coach, editor, graphic designer, artist, critic and gamer. His first novel, The Darkest Touch, was published by Dark Hall Press in 2014. Since, he has authored Seven Dark Stars, Across the Bitter Sea, Orifice, The Meaning of the Dark, Nekyia and more.
He is the creator of †3 Dark, a unique publishing project born in 2017 showcasing the work of 13 writers including Richard Thomas and Moira Katson; each story is accompanied by original concept art from Shawn Langley and with cover art by Grand Failure.
He is an Associate Editor at Storgy Magazine where he writes features, reviews film, TV and books, and contributes fiction. He also writes for GameSpew.
His short fiction has appeared in Silver Blade, Fiction Vortex, Nonbinary Review, Edgar Allan Poet and Storgy Magazine. In 2014 he was nominated for the Sundress Award for Literary Excellence.
In his spare time he plays badminton, watches Two Best Friends Play and puts on his DM hat, concocting fiendish dungeons for his friends to battle through.
Novels and Collections
The Darkest Touch (2014)
Seven Dark Stars (2014)
Across the Bitter Sea (2015)
Four Horsemen (2016)
Seven Dark Stars: Blackness Absolute (2016)
The Meaning of the Dark (2016)
‘Descent’ featured in DHP: Techno-Horror Anthology (2014) Alongside Michael Bray
An Eye for a Butterfly (Storgy Magazine)
Soul Machina (Storgy Magazine)
Phylactery (Fiction Vortex)
Do Not Wake (Edgar Allan Poet Journal 2#)
Also ‘Deadmeat Dogsbody’ in Nonbinary Review (Frankenstein Issue) & ‘Deep in the Woods’ in Silver Blade (June 2013 Issue).