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

Holiday Gifts for Children with Special Needs

It’s that time of year again, and so I’ll share what I believe to be one of my most helpful posts. Happy Holidays! This is a toughie. It can be downright hard, because there are so many emotions tied up with the holidays. We have expectations. Holidas are supposed to be a time where we express our love and gifts are … Read More

December Update on the Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel!

Hello, dear friends! I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season full of safety and joy. I’m delighted to share a new piece of Orion’s art with you! Bryony is falling hard and fast for Teddy Baker. I especially love her dreamy expression and her whimsically floating hair. Orion has captured these characters perfectly. I can’t stop looking the … Read More

Apex Black Friday Sale! Pick up Beautiful Sorrows.

Apex is having a sale! You can get 20% off all print books in the Apex store using discount code BLACKFRIDAY2020-PRINT and 50% off all eBooks in the Apex store using discount code BLACKFRIDAY2020-EBOOK. This includes my first book, Beautiful Sorrows. Come read the collection that started it all. <3 The sale is live now and ends on Tuesday, December 1 at 8 … Read More

October Reads

I told you about my super special awesome bookclub (The Book Democracy Book Club) where we are given a bingo card and random reading prompts. You read the book and a mod gives it a look over before checking off your box. It gives me something to look forward to every month, and helps me prioritize my massive TBR (To … Read More

My Panels at World Fantasy Con!

I’m delighted to not only be attending the virtual 2020 World Fantasy Convention, but I’m participating on two panels. The first panel will be Creating Monsters. I’ll be moderating this panel (yay!) and we’ll discuss the most fascinating monsters in today’s fantasy as well as how to keep monsters contemporary. That panel will go live on Saturday, October 30 at … Read More