Online Reading of “The Making of Asylum Ophelia.”

May I read you a story? Mother Horror invited me to read from “The Making of Asylum Ophelia” for her Celebrate 2020 Horror Event. I’m honored to do so. She burst onto the scene with so much positivity and support, and I simply adore her. Follow her channel for the many, many different authors who are doing readings for this. It’s … 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!

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

Say What Is Truth with Joni Haws! Honesty, Vulnerability, and Trigger Warnings

My friend Joni Haws is an absolutely amazing person. She is one of my very favorite people in the entire world. Joni just started the Say What is Truth podcast, where she sits and has conversations with (extra)ordinary, everyday people to discuss what goes on in their lives.  She’s wise, insightful, and these conversations hit hard. Exploring life’s defining moments, … Read More

An Interview with Writer’s INK Podcast!

You guys! J. Thorn interviewed me for the podcast WRITERS INK that he hosts with J.D. Barker, and I had so much fun! Thorn is just a super nice guy who really understands people as well as the craft. Come listen as we discuss why I got a business certificate from LDS business college, the best advice I ever received … Read More

Our ISP (Individualized Support Plan) for Niko. Gah.

We had an ISP for Niko today. An ISP is an Individualized  Support Plan or Individualized Services Plan. In short, we’re opening a case file for Niko so we can have support when he transitions out of high school. We want him to be able to contribute to society and engage with those around him, but we need help facilitating … Read More

Please Welcome the Incredible Christopher Barzak to Arterial Bloom!

You guys. YOU GUYS. Christopher Barzak is one of my very favorite authors ever. His work is ephemeral, gritty, and will make you catch your breath. It’s the prettiest pain you’re ever going to read. Start with Map of Seventeen or One for Sorrow to see what I mean.  Or start with his multilayered “Dead Letters” included in Arterial Bloom! I’m so thrilled to … Read More

I Wrote an Article for Blood and Spades!

I was so thrilled when Marge Simon asked me if I’d write a column for her Blood and Spades: Poets of the Dark Side column. Blood and Spades runs in the Horror Writers Association’s Newsletter, which goes out to all of the members. She allowed me to talk about my feelings on poetry, and ran my article titled “Poetry as … Read More

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