Rare Disease Day: Williams Syndrome

Today is #rarediseaseday. My sweet Niko has the double whammy of Williams Syndrome and autism. Williams is a fascinating, intricate syndrome accompanied by physical and cognitive challenges, but also joy, curiosity, and so much love. We are better people and a better family because of Niko. He’s a sweet, loving, curious 20-year-old boy. He still wants to sit on my … Read More

House of Haunts is Now Available!

Come tour the most haunted location in the world. Come visit our House of Haunts. 23 rooms. 23 ghosts. 23 stories. Will you survive them all? This is a cool anthology with 23 stories that take place in 23 rooms. My tale “Apparitions and Starshine Gods” is a charming tlittle hing that takes place in 1932. What happens in the … Read More

Paula Cappa Features Miss Murder!

My new friend Paula Cappa was gracious enough to feature me on her blog for Women in Horror Month and also to represent Quiet Horror. You can read it here! Thank you, Paula. 😀 She also included an interview that Todd Keisling and I did all by ourselves because the host never showed up. Incidentally, it mentions the time I … Read More

Watch This Space for The Darkest Night Cover Reveal!

There’s a super cool anthology that is releasing in September. It’s called The Darkest Night and I have a story in there. I dearly love this sad little tale! Stay tuned for the cover reveal on March 14.

Miss Murder’s Easy Zuppa Toscana Recipe

I know. “Easy” and “Zuppa Toscana” don’t seem like they should go hand-in-hand, but they do. This is our weekly Sunday dinner because it’s delicious, simple to throw into the crockpot, and nourishes the soul as well as the belly. Ingredients 1 pound ground spicy Italian sausage 4-6 potatoes, chopped (I prefer golden for the mellow flavor) 1 chopped onion … Read More

Listen to My Story “Arctic” on Sudden Fictions Podcast!

I’m excited to share that my obsession with women’s otherworldly hearts and men’s starshine eyes is alive and well. RB Wood narrates my flash fiction story “Arctic” on Sudden Fictions Podcast. The prompt was “ice” and I just sat down and wrote a lovely little story in one go. It’s very Mercedesesque. Please take a listen, and I hope you … Read More

Pre-Order The Terror At Miskatonic Falls!

Let me tell you about The Terror At Miskatonic Falls, the little book that COULD. This January, winter has fallen hard on the small Massachusetts town of Miskatonic Falls. The icy wind has brought more than ice and snow, however. It has brought something ancient, alien, and evil. As the temperatures drop and the snow drifts build, a creeping horror … Read More

“Holding Hands Like Paper Dolls” Released in Parallel Lines!

Here you see a picture of a delighted author holding her copy of Parallel Lines. It’s a music-based anthology edited by Staci Layne Wilson. Parallel Lines features my favorite story of the year (so far!) titled “Holding Hands Like Paper Dolls.” What if the Manson Family never heard Helter Skelter? And what if creepy crawling was better than living at … Read More

“The Sum of Her Parts” is Eligible for the Bram Stoker Award!

In accordance with Bram Stoker Award etiquette, I’d like to offer my short story “Sum of Her Parts,” published in the The Damned: Classic Monsters anthology, to HWA members for consideration in the Short Fiction Category. Stories can be nominated until January 15. In “Sum of Her Parts,” Marieke is created to be a bride for Frankenstein’s Monster. She awakens, … Read More

Introducing Playlist of the Damned!

Weird Little World’s anthology Playlist of the Damned is now available for preorder! It features my story “Everybody Loves My Baby,” which is a dark, dreamy story that takes place in 1920s Las Vegas. In this anthology, you’ll find possessed rock stars, killer radio stations, and concerts from the depths of hell. A macabre musical feast, it includes 300 pages … Read More