Miss Murder at the Las Vegas Book Festival!

We just had the Las Vegas Book Festival, and I enjoyed it so much! It’s the largest book festival in Vegas, but is still a small, intimate environment where you can chat with your favorite authors. The Las Vegas Chapter of the Horror Writer Association set up a book. Co-chairs Amber Hassler and Jeff DePew killed it! I was a … Read More

Inside the Indie Horror World is Free!

Inside the Indie Horror World is free today and tomorrow at Amazon! It features my essay “Hey, Hi. You’re Never Going to be Good Enough.” Which is much cheerier than it sounds! If you or a friend want some great advice by writers in the industry, pick up this little gem. Join your favourite Indie Horror Authors for some tales about … Read More

Announcing the Enter Boogeyman anthology!

Hi friends! I’ve been a bit MIA, but I’m hoping to return full force. And what better way to do it than by sharing this very cool anthology? I’m delighted to share that my story “Alice’s Adventures in Monsterland” has been accepted to the Enter Boogeyman anthology edited by Bram Stoker Award-winner (and all around nice guy) Alessandro Manzetti. Alessandro … Read More

Miss Murder and Nemesis Take Over Columbus!

I had the most terrible airport experiences (Six delays! Stuck on the Las Vegas tarmac for two hours in triple 113 degree heat! Flight cancelations! Being bumped from flight to flight THREE TIMES!) but my time in Columbus was wonderful! I was able to spend a week with my favorite nemesis Matt Betts, and we hit the ground running. We … Read More

The My Nemesis and Me Summer Tour 2023!

Hey friends! I am in Columbus, Ohio to take part of the My Nemesis and Me Summer Tour! Most of you know of my friendly rivalry with author Matt Betts. He is the best arch nemesis a girl could ask for. I have descended on his town of Columbus, Ohio, for days of hijinks! Come see us as we explore … Read More

“Fracture” Won the Bram Stoker Award!

My friends! I’m so delighted to share that my short story “Fracture” won the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Short Fiction! I am over the moon. What does this mean? The Bram Stoker Awards are considered the Oscars of horror. It means that something I wrote, a beautiful little story about love, loss, and healing (but not always … Read More

Announcing the Love is a Crematorium Collection!

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