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.

Indigenous Rock Art at Molen Seep Wash in Utah!

My friends! I want to share something very special with you. We came to visit my parents for a few days, and my dad led me around the old stomping grounds. He dropped me off at Molen’s Seep in Emery County  and said, “Look around. Find yourself some rock art.” Oh. Oh, it was beautiful. There’s nothing like looking around … Read More

March PLDG Graphic Novel Update!

Hello, friends! It’s so good to see you! Here is our March update to catch you up on Orion’s glorious progress. He’s working hard and sending the most breathtaking panels to my inbox. Literally, I catch my breath when I see them. This piece of art is special, capturing a particularly brutal moment, and Orion wanted to share that he … Read More

February PLDG Graphic Novel Update!

This is a delightfully short update for a delightfully short month! Orion has sent and colored many panels, and we’re so close to the end of this volume! It makes me catch my breath in the best of ways. During this month associated so closely with love, we hope you fall in love with our Bryony and her darling Eddie … Read More

January 2020 Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update!

Oh my friends, we’re so close to the finish! Today Orion sent me a very powerful, beautifully bleak image that made my heart drop in the best of ways. I’d show it to you, but it would be too much of a spoiler for those who aren’t familiar with the source material. We’ll just have to keep it under our … Read More

Issue 129 of Apex Magazine is Out!

I’m delighted about this because it includes my article “The Importance of Presenting Disabilities in Literature.” As you’d expect, this subject is quite close to my heart, and I’m quite proud of this article. Apex is a very cool magazine and you can never go wrong with them. You can pick up your edition here.  Strange. Beautiful. Shocking. Surreal. APEX … Read More

Poetry Showcase Volume 8 is Available!

I’m delighted to announce that the HWA Poetry Showcase Volume 8 is now available. It’s edited by Stephanie M. Wytovich and includes my poem “Afterlife.” It’s available here. Why don’t you check it out?   Artist/Poet Showcase: Robert Payne Cabeen– “Run Away” Crystal Lake Poetry Contest Winner: E.F. Schraeder– “Cherry Blossoms (On Mourning a Distant Mother)” Showcase TOC: Bright Tapestry … Read More

November’s Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update!

Hello, dear friends! Orion has spent this month working like a beast. All of the panels have been drawn, so he’s focusing on coloring and lettering. I was thrilled to discover that every time the narrator speaks, Orion put little stars in the dialogue boxes. Let me show you.  It’s such a simple, beautiful thing, but it adds so much … Read More

The Complete First Season of Black Mariah is Available in Paperback!

I’m delighted to announce that our shared world project BLACK MARIAH is available in paperback! Black Mariah is an intense conspiracy thriller written by ten different authors describing waves catastrophic events as they take place in ten different places. My contribution is Season 1: Episode 5: Las Vegas. My tale is dark, exciting, and explores murder, trauma, humanity, and chosen … Read More