Surviving Tomorrow: A Charity Anthology to Fight Covid-19

It’s out! It’s available. It’s more important than ever. I’m so delighted to donate a personal essay to the Surviving Tomorrow anthology. All profits go to send Covid-19 testing kits directly to the front lines. You can purchase this anthology on Amazon or from the Surviving Tomorrow website.  There is no wrong way to help. <3 Surviving Tomorrow is a charity anthology of … Read More

Christmas in the Time of Covid

It hasn’t been easy, has it, my darlings? It’s been…exhausting. But I do want to share the drive-through party that our church had. It wasn’t the annual traditional party with dinner, a program, and a visit by a certain Jolly Old Elf, but it was still sweet and touched my soul. Different organizations set up in the parking lot. I’m … Read More

2020 = Z0Z0

I made a meme. It’s a PSA. Obviously we’ve been mistaking the Z’s in ZOZO for 2’s. It isn’t 2020 at all. Simple error.

Holiday Gifts for Children with Special Needs

It’s that time of year again, and so I’ll share what I believe to be one of my most helpful posts. Happy Holidays! This is a toughie. It can be downright hard, because there are so many emotions tied up with the holidays. We have expectations. Holidas are supposed to be a time where we express our love and gifts are … Read More

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