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 orionzangara@gmail.com 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

The Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel August Update!

Oh my goodness! I have to start off by saying that we are coming to the end of volume 1! Orion wants to share that, if everything goes to plan, he should be able to finalize the pages in about a month. After that, he will send you a digital version for you to enjoy while the physical copies are … Read More

The PLDG Graphic Novel July Update!

Hello, my darlings! I hope the summer treated you well. ¬†We’re delighted to share our July update with you! We’re so close to the end! As soon as Orion finishes, we’ll send you the digital version so you can read it right away while we work on the physical copy. We’ll send out a survey in August to make sure … Read More

Read “Cursed” Online!

I am so incredibly honored that my short essay, “Cursed”, was shared on the HWA Mental Health Initiative page. Why not stop and read the Mental Health Initiative Charter? Shatter the stigma, my friends. You can find this painfully honest essay here. <3    

The Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel May Update!

That title is such a mouthful. Say “The Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel May Update” ten times fast. Dear friends! Progress is coming along beautifully. Orion wants to pass along that we’re just a few short months out from completion. He will be contacting everyone soon to confirm that we have the correct mailing address, and this is your … Read More

Free MonsterClass Tonight!

Join Nadia Bulkin, Ai Jiang, Steve Rasnic Tam, and me for tonight’s free Weird Little Worlds MonsterClass. We’ll be discussing different lengths in fiction. It starts in two hours, and you can join us here.