Castle, William, with introduction by John Waters (1976, republished 1992, republished 2010). Step Right Up! I'm Gonna Scare the Pants Off America: Memoirs of a B-Movie Mogul. New York, Putnam. ISBN0-88687-657-5 (Pharos edition 1992). ISBN978-0-578-06682-0 (William Castle Productions 2010).
Castle, William and Joseph, Robert, with introduction by Orson Welles (1945). Hero's Oak. New York, The Reader's Press.
Waters, John (1983). Crackpot: The Obsessions of John Waters. New York, Macmillan Publishing Company. Chapter 2, "Whatever Happened to Showmanship?", was originally published in American Film December 1983 in a slightly different form.
Castle, William (2011). "From the Grave: The Prayer". William Castle Productions. ISBN0-615-50757-3.
Documentary. Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007) Director: Jeffrey Schwarz
Robert Bloch. Once Around the Bloch: An Unauthorised Autobiography. NY: Tor Books, 1993. Chapter 35 deals with Bloch's experiences scripting Strait-Jacket for Castle.