Come See Me At Robercon!

I hate this pandemic, but I love how many conferences are being held virtually! This weekend is Robercon, a science fiction convention. I’m delighted to be on their The Hows and Whys of Horror: Authors Give Their Scariest Opinions panel. I’ll be talking shop with C.W. Briar, Kevin Lucia, and Joe Sullivan.  It will be on Saturday, Sep 26,at 2 pm … Read More

The ANWA Conference! In My Car!

So the Internet went out in parts of Las Vegas for about 30 hours, which was difficult enough (kids kicked out of school, people kicked out of work, gamers kicked out of Final Fantasy 15), but I was on tap to teach at the American Night Writer’s Association virtual conference. I hopped into the car and drove across town to … Read More

I’ll Be Teaching at the Virtual ANWA Conference!

I’ve really been looking forward to my first American Night Writers Association conference! Once upon a time we thought “this Covid thing” would all be over with and we’d be back to life as normal, but that obviously isn’t the case. I love that we have conference leaders who care about their attendees enough to do the entire conference virtually. … Read More

Speaking of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein…

Rereading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein reminded me of this picture I painted a few years ago. It really was a lot of fun. Then I stuck Frank on top of a building, because why not? He was swinging from the spire all “Singing in the Rain” style. Only he looks a bit like Joaquin Phoenix here. I’m obviously a writer, not an … Read More

August 2020’s Reads

I told you about my super special awesome bookclub 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 Be Read) pile. My TBR … Read More

Starting School After Quarantine!

It’s going to be an adjustment, and that is partially because the kids and I have gone almost completely nocturnal during quarantine. It only took me about two days until I was staying up until 5:00 am, but gradually the kiddos hung out with me and I started putting them to bed at 1 am. Yes, my nine-year-old has a … Read More

Arterial Bloom is Available for 99 cents!

Friends! I’m delighted to announce that my editorial baby, Arterial Bloom, is available for 99 cents. If you’ve wanted to discover something both beautiful and brutal, this is the anthology for you. I hope you enjoy. You can pick it up here.  Lush. Brutal. Beautiful. Visceral. Crystal Lake Publishing proudly presents Arterial Bloom, an artful juxtaposition of the magnificence and … Read More