DARLING is Here!

Oh my friends! The day has finally come! DARLING has been released from Black Spot Books and is ready to wreak havoc on the world! Come read the book that’s been called “…a horror novel extraordinaire,” “…a dark and sinister monster story,” and, quite simply, “BLEAK.” DARLING is a gorgeous Southern Gothic novel dealing with multigenerational trauma with sinister paranormal … Read More

This Mother’s Day Thing is a Mixed Bag

It’s time for my reminder about Mother’s Day. We love our mothers. Of course we love our mothers. But they drive us crazy. They raised us wonderfully/strangely/amazingly/poorly or they didn’t raise us at all. They fill us with love or hate or guilt or horror or remorse. We take care of them or they take care of us. Perhaps we … Read More

Happy spring, dear friends! I’m pleased to update you on Orion’s phenomenal work. We’ve been chatting and plotting while he’s been creating the most exquisite art. Let me show you a small section of a much larger panel. This is where Bryony calls her father, Stop, to say, “Daddy, I’ve met him.” She met the man she would love for … Read More

Indigenous Rock Art at Molen Seep Wash in Utah!

My friends! I want to share something very special with you. We came to visit my parents for a few days, and my dad led me around the old stomping grounds. He dropped me off at Molen’s Seep in Emery County  and said, “Look around. Find yourself some rock art.” Oh. Oh, it was beautiful. There’s nothing like looking around … Read More

Last Chance to Buy Beautiful Sorrows!

Well, it’s something that no author ever wants to hear: my book is going out of print. Apex Book Company was gracious enough to pick up my collection (and debut book!) Beautiful Sorrows when Shock Totem Publishing shuttered. Apex did a stellar job, but they’re streamlining their catalogue and Beautiful Sorrows is one of the casualties. Jason wrote a blog … Read More

WIP Wednesday

Hello, friends! It’s the middle of November, which means many writers are in the thick of NaNoWriMo. National Novel Writing Month is where a bunch of people get together and write like mad, trying to do 50,000 words in three days. If you’re attempting this, I salute you. Remember that any word you write is a step forward, and celebrate every … Read More

Surprise! Come See A Live Online Reading In Three Hours!

I’m delighted to kick off the Scream House of Horrors series this week! Scream is a super cool online app where you can read serialized dark fiction, including my books Nameless: The Darkness Comes and Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Novel of Murder and Whimsy. Today at noon Pacific, I’ll be doing a live Facebook reading from Nameless. We’ll spend about an hour … Read More

Shadow Atlas Cover Reveal!

I’m delighted to share the cover for the Shadow Atlas anthology edited by Carina Bissett, Hillary Dodge, and Josh Viola.  It includes my story “Sand and Salt,” and I’m very proud of it. It’s the story of a bean sí torn from the cliffs of Ireland and forced to dwell in the San Rafael desert.   Moira was silent. Her … Read More

Cover Reveal of The Reinvented Heart Anthology!

I’m delighted to share the cover for The Reinvented Heart, SF stories of love and other relationships anthology! The Reinvented Heart is releasing in February, 2022, and is edited by Jennifer Brozek and Cat Rambo. I’m so pleased that my story “The Absolutionist” will be included. This is a very cool anthology and a bit of a departure from what I … Read More

Art for My Dorian Gray Story!

I am utterly delighted to share Colton Worley’s art for my Dorian Gray story in the upcoming Classic Monsters Unleashed anthology!  Is it beautiful and creepy and dark? I can’t wait to share this story with you. For the writers out there, there are still a few slots open if you’d like to submit your own story. Check out that information … Read More