February PLDG Graphic Novel Update!

This is a delightfully short update for a delightfully short month! Orion has sent and colored many panels, and we’re so close to the end of this volume! It makes me catch my breath in the best of ways. During this month associated so closely with love, we hope you fall in love with our Bryony and her darling Eddie … Read More

January 2020 Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update!

Oh my friends, we’re so close to the finish! Today Orion sent me a very powerful, beautifully bleak image that made my heart drop in the best of ways. I’d show it to you, but it would be too much of a spoiler for those who aren’t familiar with the source material. We’ll just have to keep it under our … Read More

Last Chance to Buy Beautiful Sorrows!

Well, it’s something that no author ever wants to hear: my book is going out of print. Apex Book Company was gracious enough to pick up my collection (and debut book!) Beautiful Sorrows when Shock Totem Publishing shuttered. Apex did a stellar job, but they’re streamlining their catalogue and Beautiful Sorrows is one of the casualties. Jason wrote a blog … Read More

Issue 129 of Apex Magazine is Out!

I’m delighted about this because it includes my article “The Importance of Presenting Disabilities in Literature.” As you’d expect, this subject is quite close to my heart, and I’m quite proud of this article. Apex is a very cool magazine and you can never go wrong with them. You can pick up your edition here.  Strange. Beautiful. Shocking. Surreal. APEX … Read More

The December Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update!

Hello, dear friends! I hope you’re having a wonderful holiday season. This month has been especially productive for us. Orion is busy drawing, coloring, and adding text to his panels. It’s a joy to open my inbox. Let me show you a small section of a larger panel. I love it so much! This is our sweet Eddie reaching for … Read More

Happy Holidays, Dear Friends!

Itty Bit painted this at school and I thought it was terrifically charming. It’s perfect for a card filled with good wishes. May your holidays be joyous, your bounty plentiful, and may your heart be full of love. I wish you the very best, my darlings. You deserve every good thing. <3

Poetry Showcase Volume 8 is Available!

I’m delighted to announce that the HWA Poetry Showcase Volume 8 is now available. It’s edited by Stephanie M. Wytovich and includes my poem “Afterlife.” It’s available here. Why don’t you check it out?   Artist/Poet Showcase: Robert Payne Cabeen– “Run Away” Crystal Lake Poetry Contest Winner: E.F. Schraeder– “Cherry Blossoms (On Mourning a Distant Mother)” Showcase TOC: Bright Tapestry … Read More

November’s Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update!

Hello, dear friends! Orion has spent this month working like a beast. All of the panels have been drawn, so he’s focusing on coloring and lettering. I was thrilled to discover that every time the narrator speaks, Orion put little stars in the dialogue boxes. Let me show you.  It’s such a simple, beautiful thing, but it adds so much … Read More

Miss Murder’s Easy, Last Minute Pie Crust

If anyone needs to make a last minute pie crust and doesn’t know how, I’ve got you. This is an easy and LOW ENERGY pie crust. Four ingredients and it’s ready to go in ten minutes.    1 and 3/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons water   Combine flour and salt, then add oil … Read More

The Complete First Season of Black Mariah is Available in Paperback!

I’m delighted to announce that our shared world project BLACK MARIAH is available in paperback! Black Mariah is an intense conspiracy thriller written by ten different authors describing waves catastrophic events as they take place in ten different places. My contribution is Season 1: Episode 5: Las Vegas. My tale is dark, exciting, and explores murder, trauma, humanity, and chosen … Read More