Arterial Bloom Welcomes Carina Bissett!

Oh, my friends. Carina Bissett is one of my very favorite authors out there, and I am so delighted to include her in the lineup! Her story is titled “Rotten” and it’s such a gorgeously written, sensual, sinister retelling of a classic fairy tale. As an aside, I took Carina’s “Monstrous Women” class at The Storied Imaginarium and it was … Read More

WIP Wednesday

    There’s so much going on, my friends! Let’s play a little catchup and use this for accountability, yes? Arterial Bloom: I’m working on edits and getting everything sent back to the authors. These stories are AMAZING. Each time I open one up, I’m transported all over again. I’m trying to get everything finished by the weekend, but life … Read More

Arterial Bloom Welcomes Dino Parenti!

I’m so excited to welcome Dino Parenti to the Arterial Bloom anthology! I was fortunate to meet Dino through Gamut Magazine, and he has greatly enriched my life as a friend, coworker, and author. His story “Blue Was Her Favorite Color” is absolutely phenomenal. It’s eerie, sad, and sinister. I can’t wait until you can all read it. The facts … Read More

Thank You For Funding Pretty Little Dead Girls: The Graphic Novel!

What a wild ride! The enthusiasm, love, and support that you all showed literally brought me to tears. Thanks to your generous pledges, Orion Zangara and I were able to fund Pretty Little Dead Girls: The Graphic Novel! I keep saying this is a dream project, but it’s truth. Turning my favorite book into a different medium with an incredible … Read More

Whoa, We’re Halfway There! Whoa-oh, Monkey on a Stair! Er.

For those wondering about the title of this post, it’s a Jon Bon Jovi meme. I swear it’s a real reference, and I’m not just crazy. Maybe CRAZY EXCITED! We hit the halfway point for Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy! We are 53% funded! Orion and I are going to throw a wild party … Read More

The PLDG Graphic Novel Crosses the $3000 Mark!

I can’t believe what glories and wonders you all are! Knowing that you, friends and family, are opening your wallets to help fund this amazing dream? It makes me speechless. Thank you so much! You can follow along with our progress here. We are currently 47% funded at $3,052 dollars. Crossing that $3k mark makes me feel so hopeful that … Read More

Quilt/Art Price Drop! And Great PLDG Graphic Novel News!

Oh my goodness! I hope you had a wonderful Easter and spent time doing something you loved. We’ve been rocking and rolling with the Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy¬†Kickstarter, and I wanted to give you a quick update! First of all, we’ve dropped prices on some of the bigger rewards so they can be … Read More

Miss Murder’s Hand-Sewn Blankets

Some of you may know that I adore sewing blankets. I love the feel of the fabric beneath my fingers. I love the colors. I love laying the pieces out and choosing where they go. The hum of the machine is so soothing to me. So much love and care goes into each and every blanket.     One of … Read More