Miss Murder’s Easy, Low-Energy Pie Crust

If anyone needs to make a last minute pie crust and doesn’t know how, I’ve got you. This is an easy and LOW ENERGY pie crust. Four ingredients and it’s ready to go in ten minutes.    1 and 3/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons water   Combine flour and salt, then add oil … Read More

My Panels at World Fantasy Con!

I’m delighted to not only be attending the virtual 2020 World Fantasy Convention, but I’m participating on two panels. The first panel will be Creating Monsters. I’ll be moderating this panel (yay!) and we’ll discuss the most fascinating monsters in today’s fantasy as well as how to keep monsters contemporary. That panel will go live on Saturday, October 30 at … Read More

Come See Me At Robercon!

I hate this pandemic, but I love how many conferences are being held virtually! This weekend is Robercon, a science fiction convention. I’m delighted to be on their The Hows and Whys of Horror: Authors Give Their Scariest Opinions panel. I’ll be talking shop with C.W. Briar, Kevin Lucia, and Joe Sullivan.  It will be on Saturday, Sep 26,at 2 pm … Read More

The ANWA Conference! In My Car!

So the Internet went out in parts of Las Vegas for about 30 hours, which was difficult enough (kids kicked out of school, people kicked out of work, gamers kicked out of Final Fantasy 15), but I was on tap to teach at the American Night Writer’s Association virtual conference. I hopped into the car and drove across town to … Read More

Starting School After Quarantine!

It’s going to be an adjustment, and that is partially because the kids and I have gone almost completely nocturnal during quarantine. It only took me about two days until I was staying up until 5:00 am, but gradually the kiddos hung out with me and I started putting them to bed at 1 am. Yes, my nine-year-old has a … Read More

Surviving Tomorrow is Out!

My friends, I’m so honored to be a part of this collection. My story “Voracious Black” is about the devastating deaths of miners in my Utah home community. (And here’s more about me!) If you’re overwhelmed during this pandemic, this is a great way to help supply testing kits as well as supporting authors and reading great literature. You can … Read More

Announcing Surviving Tomorrow!

My friends, I’m so honored to be a part of this collection. I was asked if I could donate a story in order to raise money for Covid19 testing kits, and yes, yes, YES, I was thrilled to. My story “Voracious Black” is about the devastating deaths of miners in my Utah home community. (And here’s more about me!) If … Read More