Miss Murder’s Easy Lemon Melt Cookies

I can’t get enough of these delicious, flavorful, but surprisingly light lemon cookie sandwiches. I make them all of the time. Ingredients I cup  room temperature unsalted butter ¼teaspoon salt 1 cup confectioner’s sugar 1½ cups flour ½ cup cornstarch 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Zest of one lemon Frosting 1 cup confectioner’s sugar ¼ cup unsalted butter, room temperature (50 grams) Juice of … Read More

Read Every Day Kintsugi: The Glory of Her Broken Parts

I’m delighted to announce my flash fiction piece titled “Every Day Kintsugi: The Glory of Her Broken Parts” is up at The Pen of the Damned site. This is a story under 1,000 words that has to do with that innate desire we have to be loved despite our flaws. I hope you enjoy it! You can read the story … Read More

Little Dead Red is on Her Way to Your House!

Let’s hope sweet Little Dead Red doesn’t get lost. Tragedy tends to befall her. I am THRILLED to tell you that my copies of the limited edition LDR and Other Stories finally made it into my hot little hands, and I couldn’t be more pleased. They’re beautiful books, nicely done, with gorgeous covers and gold foil. Each book is signed … Read More

Miss Murder Gets A Concussion

So six days ago I clocked my noggin. It was the silliest thing! It was 112 degrees here in Vegas and my son had his bedroom window open. I leaned over to close it and smacked myself with some wooden blinds. It really rang my bell. I mean, I saw STARS, and not only did I see stars, but they … Read More

Vote for BENEATH THE LIGHTHOUSE in the Dragon Awards!

I just read Julieanne Lynch’s book Beneath The Lighthouse and I loved it! She’s up for the prestigious Dragon Award, going against the likes of Stephen King, and what’s even cooler is that she’s the only woman in the horror category. I suggest you pick up her book, give it a read, and then vote. You won’t be disappointed. This is a … Read More

Miss Murder Has A Brand New Site!

I can’t tell you how excited I am about this gorgeous new site! I finally hired someone and she is just a wizard. It has everything I need, it’s professional, and it’s easy to navigate. It truly thrills my little black heart. I hope you’ll take a second to checker www.mercedesmyardley.com out and to zip around a little bit. Welcome … Read More

Going Home

I was lucky enough to stay with my parents for a week. Their home is the antithesis of Las Vegas. It’s a pleasure to sit outside and hold the neighbor cat on your lap. <3

Christmas in July, 2018

It’s a family tradition that we’ve had ever since I was little. In July we put up a small tree, make simple stockings out of paper, and have a night of family, Christmas music, and small gifts. Christmas as it is meant to be, instead of what it’s become. The tree was an absolute dream. My mother made these charming music-themed … Read More

I Feel Legit!

Look, I have my own page on The Bram Stoker Awards website! This makes me very happy. 🙂 You can see it here.