The cover reveal for Arterial Bloom was three years ago today! I’m so proud of this gloriously beautiful anthology. Arterial Bloom dropped during the pandemic and still came out swinging! She made the final ballot of the Bram Stoker Awards in the Superior Achievement in an Anthology category. Todd Keisling created the gorgeous cover and did the interior design. Todd … Read More
Three Questions with Hillary Dodge!
I had a lot of fun answering three questions from Hillary Dodge. We’re promoting the super cool anthology Shadow Atlas, which contains my story “Sand and Salt,” and man, is it gorgeous! Why don’t you stop by, hear about a magical place from my childhood, and check out a picture that highlights my wonky scorpion eye. You can read the interview … Read More
The official certificate arrived for Arterial Bloom, naming it a Bram Stoker Award Finalist! Woo hoo! I couldn’t be more proud of the authors and their stories. This was my maiden voyage as sole editor and the authors (and Todd Keisling, who did the cover and interior) made it as easy on me as possible. They were pleasures to work … Read More
Arterial Bloom is an Official Bram Stoker Nominee!
Oh, my friends. I can’t tell you how wonderful this is. You know that awards are subjective and you’re proud of what you and your team have accomplished regardless, but there is this SWOOSH of excitement that comes when you realize your peers are validating your hard work. It feels like a cross between giddiness and awed disbelief. I can’t … Read More
My Indie Muse Reviews Arterial Bloom!
I’m so happy that My Indie Muse took the time to review Arterial Bloom. It’s a nice review that calls out quite a few of the authors and their stellar stories, and it made my heart go DING! If you’d like to read it, you can do so here. If you like a book, please take the time to rate … Read More
Arterial Bloom Made the Preliminary Ballot for the Bram Stoker Awards!
Arterial Bloom is in the running for Superior Achievement in an Anthology! Who is over the moon? Why, I am! Simply over the moon. <3 Arterial Bloom is the little anthology that could, and I couldn’t be happier. From the gorgeous cover art by Todd Keisling to the layered, chilling stories within, I think it’s a beautiful and meaningful piece … Read More
Surviving Tomorrow: A Charity Anthology to Fight Covid-19
It’s out! It’s available. It’s more important than ever. I’m so delighted to donate a personal essay to the Surviving Tomorrow anthology. All profits go to send Covid-19 testing kits directly to the front lines. You can purchase this anthology on Amazon or from the Surviving Tomorrow website. There is no wrong way to help. <3 Surviving Tomorrow is a charity anthology of … Read More
My Story “Everyday Kintsugi : The Glory of Her Broken Parts” Will Be in the One of Us Anthology!
I am delighted to announce that my story “Everyday Kintsugi: The Glory of Her Broken Parts” will be included in the One of Us: A Tribute to Frank Michaels Errington anthology. Frank was such a good and generous man, and his passing hit the horror community hard. It was touching to see how many authors wanted to participate and to … 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
Surviving Tomorrow is Out!
My friends, I’m so honored to be a part of this collection. My story “Voracious Black” is about the devastating deaths of miners in my Utah home community. (And here’s more about me!) If you’re overwhelmed during this pandemic, this is a great way to help supply testing kits as well as supporting authors and reading great literature. You can … Read More