Miss Murder’s Easy Microwave Caramel Popcorn!

This is such a simple and easy recipe! If you’d like a harder caramel popcorn, you can toss it in the oven afterward. Pop your popcorn. Put 1/2 cup of butter and 1/2 cup of brown sugar in a microwave-safe bowl. Nuke it for two minutes and stir. Add 10 large marshmallows, pop it back in the microwave for two … Read More

The May Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update!

Hello, dear friends! We’re delighted to update you on the Pretty Little Dead Girls graphic novel. Orion has been sending panels daily and they are just gorgeous. I’d love to share a picture of our sarcastic, guitar-playing Eddie Warshouski. I adore him and the wry expression he wears. Eddie Warshouski hates you and everything you stand for. If you haven’t … Read More

The Stoker Award Roundup!

It was a very, VERY good year for horror this year! I was delighted and so humbled that Arterial Bloom was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award in the Anthology category. While it didn’t place, I’m so happy to see the love and support it received! Putting it together was a real trial-by-fire experience, and I’m so proud of the … Read More

My New Novel DARLING Has Found A Home!

Oh, my friends! I am absolutely delighted to share that my Southern Gothic novel, titled Darling, has found a home with Black Spot Books! Black Spot Books (an imprint of Vesuvian Media)is ran by the indomitable Lindy Ryan. Darling is deeply personal and I can’t wait to introduce you to Cherry and her friends! Darling has its demons. Cherry LaRouche escaped the claws … Read More

January 2021 Update on the Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel!

Hello, friends! I hope the new year is treating you beautifully so far! I’m delighted to share a new page that Orion has created. Isn’t this beautiful? Doesn’t it take your breath away? I told Orion that I was never in love with Teddy Baker, but now… There’s something so sweet about your first kiss. Of course, we’ll discuss what … Read More

Arterial Bloom Made the Preliminary Ballot for the Bram Stoker Awards!

Arterial Bloom is in the running for Superior Achievement in an Anthology! Who is over the moon? Why, I am! Simply over the moon. <3 Arterial Bloom is the little anthology that could, and I couldn’t be happier. From the gorgeous cover art by Todd Keisling to the layered, chilling stories within, I think it’s a beautiful and meaningful piece … Read More

Something Exciting in the Works!

I signed a contract for an ambitious, exciting project! I can’t wait until I can share it with you. The Super Sekrit Project will be announced in March, and it’s going to be SO COOL. I’m giddy. 🙂

My Poem is Included in the HWA Poetry Showcase Volume VII!

I’m delighted to share they my poem “Lullaby for Imminently Murdered Children” is included in the HWA Poetry Showcase Volume VII edited by Stephanie M. Wytovich. The book is full of beautiful, dark things, and I’m honored that “Lullaby” is one of them. You can pick up your own copy here.  

Christmas in the Time of Covid

It hasn’t been easy, has it, my darlings? It’s been…exhausting. But I do want to share the drive-through party that our church had. It wasn’t the annual traditional party with dinner, a program, and a visit by a certain Jolly Old Elf, but it was still sweet and touched my soul. Different organizations set up in the parking lot. I’m … Read More

Dead Headspace Podcast: A Roundtable on Faith and Horror

I had the best time on this podcast, my friends. Patrick R. McDonough and Brennan LaFaro invited Ronald Kelly, John Quick, Todd Keisling, and myself to discuss faith and horror. Three of us are active members of our faith, and Todd was the counterpoint agnostic point of view. It was an intriguing, respectful, thoughtful discussion about the juxtaposition of faith … Read More