Checking in Safe from the UNLV Shooting

I should have done this a few days ago, but quite frankly, I haven’t been in the best headspace. There was an active shooter at the UNLV campus on Wednesday, December 8. If that campus sounds familiar to you, it might be because I mention it when I’m doing workshops or guest teaching there. I was just there and was … Read More

NAMELESS and LITTLE DEAD RED are on Sale for 99 Cents!

Looking for something for Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday? Hoping to support indie authors? Well, that’s absolutely PERFECT. My Bram Stoker Award-winning Novella LITTLE DEAD RED and my urban fantasy NAMELESS  are on sale for 99 cents! Toss a coin to your witcher and pick up two of my most popular books! If you read and like them, please leave … Read More

I’m a Guest on The Horror Talks Podcast!

Well, I’ll straight up tell you that Erin Wilczynski is my new best friend. Except for maybe Nacho, the orange cat who made an appearance, because I fell in love with him immediately. But I was delighted to take part in Erin’s Horror Talks podcast! We had a lot of fun discussing the usual, like writing, serial killers, and destroying … Read More

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

Come See Me at the Las Vegas Book Festival Tomorrow!

I love the Las Vegas Book Festival, which is the largest book festival in town. Tomorrow I’m on a panel with Staci Lynn Wilson, Jarret Keene, Tod Goldberg, and Shwa Laytart as we discuss genre fiction, AI, cancel culture, and all things topical. We’ll be in the Empowered Tent at noon. Come join us! It will be a lot of … 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