I am absolutely over the moon to share that my short story collection Love is a Crematorium and Other Stories will be published by Cemetery Dance in the fall of 2024! Love is a Crematorium is a very special, beautifully dark collection. I am so happy to see her published! And Cemetery Dance has always been a white whale for me. What a … Read More
I’m a Guest of Honor at the New Horror on Main Convention!
I am so excited to announce that I’m a Guest of Honor at the new Horror on Main convention! Horror on Main is a new convention taking place May 26-28, 2023 in Hunt Valley, Maryland. It has a varied GoH list, including writers, actors, publishers, composers, and more! I am really, really looking forward to it. I’ll be speaking and … Read More
“Fracture” Made the Bram Stokers Award Ballot!
Oh, my friends! I’m so very excited to share that my short story “Fracture” is a nominee in the Bram Stoker Awards short fiction category! “Fracture” is a story about a girl born of glass with a human heart. It was published in the Weird Little Worlds anthology Mother: Tales of Love and Terror, which was also nominated! (And the anthology Into … Read More
The Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novels Have Shipped!
Friends! The Pretty Little Dead Girls graphic novel have all been lovingly packed and shipped out. The majority of the USA backers will receive them by next week. International shipping times will vary. If you don’t receive your graphic novel by the end of March, please email Orion at email@example.com and he can check on that for you. It has … Read More
Volume 1 of the Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel is Here!
Oh, my friends! The day has finally arrived! The Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy Volume 1 has arrived in Orion’s (and his Pretty Little Star Girl’s) hands! What? You’d like to see pictures? Let’s show you pictures! I don’t know which one is prettier! I’m mad for both PLDG *and* Sweet Babe! Orion, … Read More
Maddie’s Music Hall
I had a little thing go up on the Ladies of Horror Picture-Prompt Writing Challenge. You can read it here. I feel like I briefly stepped away from the world for a while, but I’m fighting my way back. Hello. It’s good to see you!
Merry Christmas! And a Free Gift!
Oh, my friends. You have been so wonderful and patient. Orion Zangara has been such a star! The first PDF volume of Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy is finished! The backers will soon receive the print version, which they can hold in their hands, rifle through, and make little hats out of, if they … Read More
Remembering the Arterial Bloom Cover Reveal!
The cover reveal for Arterial Bloom was three years ago today! I’m so proud of this gloriously beautiful anthology. Arterial Bloom dropped during the pandemic and still came out swinging! She made the final ballot of the Bram Stoker Awards in the Superior Achievement in an Anthology category. Todd Keisling created the gorgeous cover and did the interior design. Todd … Read More
November Pretty Little Dead Girl: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy Update!
Incoming! Expect the PDF of Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy to arrive very, very soon! If you haven’t already done so, please email our illustrious Orion Zangara at firstname.lastname@example.org to update your email and mailing address. I can’t wait! I also can’t wait to show you this panel. The scene Orion chose to feature … Read More
I’m Appearing Live on Aaron’s Hour with Aaron Phillips!
Hey friends! I’m delighted to share that I ran into Las Vegas’ own Aaron Phillips and he invited me onto his show! I’m really looking forward to it. It will be live this Saturday, October 1, at noon Pacific Standard Time. You can watch it here on the show’s Facebook page. It will be streaming live as well as being … Read More