April’s Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update!

Happy April, dear friends! This month flew by, but we still have our April update on the Pretty Little Dead Girls graphic novel. Orion Zangara has been furiously working and has focused primarily on lettering. He found a wonderful font that has personality while being easy to read. It really adds a finishing touch to the panels, as demonstrated below. … Read More

The Arterial Bloom Cover is Nominated! And More!

It is an honor to have such a gorgeous cover for Arterial Bloom.  Todd Keisling, who contributed a killer story as well as creating such a perfect cover, is up for an award on This Is Horror. Anybody can vote, and all you do is send in an email. Please read through and vote for your favorites! There are so many wonderful titles … Read More

Miss Murder’s Interview with Don’s World of Horror and Exploitation!

I had a great time doing an in-depth interview with Don Anelli for a belated Women in Horror Month piece. We discuss Poltergeist, short stories vs. novels, and why publishing my favorite book was a nightmare. You can read it here.  The official Women in Horror Month organization has officially disbanded, but I very much enjoyed the focus on diversifying … Read More

March’s Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update!

Hello, our darlings! We hope you are enjoying the arrival of spring. This morning I sat on my front porch and watched a hummingbird flit around the lavender. It was a thing of beauty. Orion is showing me the most beautiful pieces! I’d like to share two with you. The first is Eddie’s guitar surrounded by stars and flowers. It … Read More

It’s Official!

The official certificate arrived for Arterial Bloom, naming it a Bram Stoker Award Finalist! Woo hoo! I couldn’t be more proud of the authors and their stories. This was my maiden voyage as sole editor and the authors (and Todd Keisling, who did the cover and interior) made it as easy on me as possible. They were pleasures to work … Read More

Miss Murder Sells a Poem!

I’m delighted to announce that I sold my poem “It Hurts When I Breathe” to the Under Her Skin: A Woman in Horror Poetry Showcase by Black Spot Books! I am very proud of this poem and it was painful to write. I think the best poetry is. Lynne Hansen did the gorgeous cover art. You know this is absolutely … Read More

So Once Upon An October…Todd Keisling and I [Video]

So Once Upon An October, Todd Keisling and I were scheduled to have an interview with a podcast host. Or something. And the host kind of stood us up. So Turp Kardling and I decided to interview each other, which was a lot of fun. We talk writer’s block, pandemic, and video games. I hope you enjoy it as much … Read More

February PLDG Graphic Novel Update!

Hello, my friends! We hope you have enjoyed a wonderful February full of love and hopefully warmth. Our hearts goes out to all of you who experienced the horrific weather this month. Please be safe and well. We care about you so much! Bryony and Teddy Baker We’d like to share another gorgeous piece that Orion completed! Look at the … Read More

Arterial Bloom is an Official Bram Stoker Nominee!

Oh, my friends. I can’t tell you how wonderful this is. You know that awards are subjective and you’re proud of what you and your team have accomplished regardless, but there is this SWOOSH of excitement that comes when you realize your peers are validating your hard work. It feels like a cross between giddiness and awed disbelief. I can’t … Read More