Why read MbC?

Michaelbrent Collings (MbC to his fans) has written bestsellers in a dozen genres. For children, young adults, and adults alike he's thrilled and delighted audiences worldwide with everything from humor to horror, from fantasy and sci-fi, mystery to thrillers and beyond,, making a name as one of the most versatile, consistent, and successful authors working today.

But more than that, he's also committed to working for his fans--giving them entertainment and fun, finding them deals and freebies to read, and providing safe social media spaces where they can come for encouragement and support from other readers. Even better: a portion of all sales goes to various charities to support others in need.

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Critical Raves

"Collings has a gift..."
(𝐏𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐖𝐞𝐞𝐤𝐥𝐲)
"Collings is a master..."
(𝐒𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐦 𝐌𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐳𝐢𝐧𝐞)
"A master of terror..."
(𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐢𝐠 𝐓𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐥𝐥)
"Move over, Stephen King!"
(𝐌𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐚 𝐌𝐢𝐤𝐞'𝐬)

Awards & Acclaim

MbC is 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐨𝐧𝐥𝐲 𝐚𝐮𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐫
who has been a finalist for
a Bram Stoker Award (multiple times),
a Dragon Award (multiple times),
and a RONE Award, and was named:

one of the top 50 "𝐆𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐀𝐥𝐥-𝐓𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐇𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐫 𝐖𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬" in a Ranker survey of nearly 20,000 readers.

Proven Success

𝐇𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐬
of book sales.

𝐓𝐞𝐧𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬
of Kindle Unlimited page reads.

of rave reviews by well-known reviewers.

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Series and short fiction by MbC

Below are some of Michaelbrent's bestselling series and short fiction. Whether you're looking for Legion, Sword, zombies, or love at the Baxter homestead... you've come to the right place!
An image of the main characters in the I am Legion series

𝙄 𝘼𝙢 𝙇𝙚𝙜𝙞𝙤𝙣 (series)

Your sins are Legion...

Legion is a teacher.
An avenging angel. A murderer.
𝘼 𝙢𝙖𝙙𝙢𝙖𝙣.

Pray he doesn't come to teach you the error of your ways...

𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝘾𝙤𝙡𝙤𝙣𝙮 𝙎𝙖𝙜𝙖 (series)

𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝘾𝙤𝙡𝙤𝙣𝙮 𝙎𝙖𝙜𝙖 (series)

Forget everything you think you know about zombies...

In under 10 minutes, 99.9% of the world's population will be dead… or changed. Conversion is instant. Headshots just make them angry. And they’re getting smarter.

𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙎𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙙 𝘾𝙝𝙧𝙤𝙣𝙞𝙘𝙡𝙚𝙨 (series)

𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙎𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙙 𝘾𝙝𝙧𝙤𝙣𝙞𝙘𝙡𝙚𝙨 (series)

An Empire hangs by a sword

Slave, warrior, magic user, savior... she is all these things. She is Sword, and by her blade an Empire will fall...

Darkling Smiles

Darkling Smiles


Dive into MbC's first-ever collection of short fiction, and find out what it is to have brightness darkled, and why Publishers Weekly raves that its stories "are as scary as they are satisfying" (Publishers Weekly).

Cover art to Future Tense by Michaelbrent Collings-an astronaut surrounded by skeletons trying to capture their prey

Future Tense

Tales of Apocalyptic Vision

The second collection of all-new short fiction by MbC is "a must-read!” (Readers' Favorite), with “thrills, gore, and thought-provoking terror” (Horror World).

𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝘽𝙖𝙭𝙩𝙚𝙧 𝙃𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙖𝙙 (series)

𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝘽𝙖𝙭𝙩𝙚𝙧 𝙃𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙖𝙙 (series)

Romances and adventure...

Welcome to the Baxter homestead - a place where you can find villains and varmints aplenty, but also heroes, humor, hope, and heart...

International bestseller Michaelbrent Collings

Michaelbrent Collings is an internationally bestselling novelist, produced screenwriter, and speaker.

Best known for horror (and voted one of the top 20 All-Time Greatest Horror Writers in a Ranker vote of nearly 20,000 readers), Collings has written bestselling thrillers, mysteries, sci-fi and fantasy titles, and even humor and non-fiction.

In addition to popular success, Michaelbrent has also received critical acclaim: he is the only person who has ever been a finalist for a Bram Stoker Award (twice), a Dragon Award (twice), and a RONE Award, and he and his work have been reviewed and/or featured on everything from Publishers Weekly to Scream Magazine to NPR.

International bestseller Michaelbrent Collings

An engaging and entertaining speaker, he is also a frequent guest at comic cons and on writing podcasts like Six Figure Authors, The Creative Penn, Writing Excuses, and others; and is a mental health advocate and TEDx speaker.

Michaelbrent is also the owner of Bestseller Life, a comprehensive writing and self-publishing course that transforms storytellers into storysellers, and teaches authors how to become their own best story. Find out more at BestsellerLife.com.