The Arterial Bloom Cover Reveal!

It’s stunning! I couldn’t be more pleased! What do you think? Sadie Colleen Hartmann is hosting the cover reveal over on Night Worms. Please stop by to see it!The cover art was created by our very own Todd Keisling.

WIP Wednesday

    There’s so much going on, my friends! Let’s play a little catchup and use this for accountability, yes? Arterial Bloom: I’m working on edits and getting everything sent back to the authors. These stories are AMAZING. Each time I open one up, I’m transported all over again. I’m trying to get everything finished by the weekend, but life … Read More

The PLDG Graphic Novel Crosses the $3000 Mark!

I can’t believe what glories and wonders you all are! Knowing that you, friends and family, are opening your wallets to help fund this amazing dream? It makes me speechless. Thank you so much! You can follow along with our progress here. We are currently 47% funded at $3,052 dollars. Crossing that $3k mark makes me feel so hopeful that … Read More

A Little Watercolor Easter

I’ve taken up watercoloring and it brings me such joy. Painting was always terrifying to me and I never, ever thought I could do it. But do you know what happens when you step outside of your comfort zone? You give yourself the opportunity to experience joy. I took a few quiet minutes on this Easter Sunday to reflect, listen … Read More

The Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel COVER REVEAL!

It is with great delight and reverence that I reveal the cover to Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy.  The artist, Orion Zangara, brought Bryony to life. He perfectly captured the magical and unsettling tone of the book in one ethereal image. My eyes literally teared up when I saw the final cover, and I … Read More

Here’s Sample Art from the Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel!

I’m dying. I’m dead. It is so utterly wonderful! Orion Zangara managed to put so much emotion and movement into just a few frames. I’m enjoying every step of this process and I can’t tell you what a pleasure Orion is to work with. Last week I showed you a close-up of this panel, and it’s such a delight to … Read More

A Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Teaser!

This is just a taste of the art. I can’t even begin to express how delighted I am with it! How did Super Seckrit Artist manage to capture so much expression in Bryony’s eyes? We have changed the Kickstarter launch date from April 9 to April 16. On April 16, with your help, we’ll begin the process to bring Bryony … Read More

Come to the Painted Stories Reading Today!

It’s one of my very favorite reading series in Vegas. Local authors read their work while local artists paint the scene on canvas right in front of your eyes. It’s insanely cool. Brian Rouff, Eric James Miller, and I will be reading some spooky stories to celebrate this dark time of year. I’ll be reading my short story “A Personal … Read More

Pimp A Friend Friday: Lillian Rose and Meriweather Asterios

You guys! YOU GUYS. Lillian Rose Asterios and her husband Merris do some of the most gorgeous artistic work that you’re going to find. I can’t tell you how breathless I am to see what they create and sell. Things like this: Do you see those stunning earrings? They’re made from ethically collected butterflies who have already passed. I swoon. … Read More

Painted Stories. Check Out This Art!

The reading was a wonderful experience. I went in to it pretty worn out and exhausted, but I felt rejuvenated by the time I left. Wonderful organizers and a warm, receptive audience really made for a good time. But the art. Oh, the art! I read a section from Nameless: The Darkness Comes while two intriguing artists with wildly different … Read More