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

This Is Horror Reviews Arterial Bloom!

I love the people at This Is Horror. They do good, quality work. I’m thrilled to see their review for Arterial Bloom! Thank you all so much for such a wonderful, carefully thought-out interview. It made my day! You can read their review HERE.   Arterial Bloom is an anthology which is hard to pick flaws in. Each of its … Read More

A Beautiful Review for Pretty Little Dead Girls!

I’m over the moon to share this delightful review for Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Novel of Murder and Whimsy! It absolutely filled me with joy. I’m grateful to Fantasy Book Critic for taking the time and helping me smile. You can see the review here. I hope you’ll swing by!

Lullabies For Suffering is Available for 99 Cents! Last Day!

Mark Matthews did such a beautiful job putting this together. I’m exceptionally proud of my story titled “Love is a Crematorium.” These characters stole a piece of my heart. Lullabies for Suffering is one sale for 99 cents, and I believe today is the last day. You can scoop it up here! Also, “Love is a Crematorium” is eligible for the Bram … Read More

Martin Lastrapes Interviews Me About Arterial Bloom. And Meet Niko!

What are you doing during quarantine? Why not listen to this super cool interview with Martin Lastrapes?  Martin is an author /podcaster/all-around-character that lives here in Vegas. We were originally going to do the interview face-to-face, but then life and a global pandemic happened. We talk quarantine, Arterial Bloom, and my son bursts onto the scene at about the hour and … Read More

Ben Eads Is Reading One of My Stories Live Tonight!

Ben Eads is doing his best to share the love (and horror) during this time. Stop by for a live reading tonight, April 18, at 7 pm EDT. He’ll be reading stories from Damien Angelica Walters, Kenneth Cain, and my story “Sweet, Sweet Sonja T.” “Sweet, Sweet Sonja T” is one of my earliest works and was featured in my Beautiful … Read More

Join Me Tonight on the Panic Room Radio Show!

What are you doing tonight? Sheltering in place? Why not be a good global citizen while listening to my live segment on the Panic Room Radio Show while I discuss Arterial Bloom? I’m delighted to appear alongside hosts James H. Longmore and Xtina Marie, as well as guest Joe Pulizzi. The show begins at 7:30 Pacific Time, 9:30 Central. Also, I’m … Read More

Happy Launch Day, Arterial Bloom!

Today is the day! She rose out of blood, sweat, and tears, and she’s such a lovely beast. Happy Launch Day to Arterial Bloom. I couldn’t be more proud. Thanks to Joe from Crystal Lake, Todd Keisling for the art and interiors, the readers, proofers, and these amazing authors who allowed me to share their stories. We worked very hard … Read More

Arterial Bloom is Out Now! And an Online Scavenger Hunt!

Oh, my friends! My friends! It happened! Arterial Bloom released! Crystal Lake Publishing proudly presents Arterial Bloom, an artful juxtaposition of the magnificence and macabre that exist within mankind. Each tale in this collection is resplendent with beauty, teeth, and heart. Edited by the Bram Stoker Award-winning writer Mercedes M. Yardley, Arterial Bloom is a literary experience featuring 16 stories … Read More