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

Free Spooky Reading Tonight!

    I’m so excited, you guys! Just a quick reminder that I’ll be reading from Nameless: The Darkness Comes down at the Clark County Library in three hours. The address is 1401 E. Flamingo, and we’ll be in the Jewel Box Theater. The readings and paintings will go from 2-4 pm. There will be time for questions and a signing after. … Read More

Such A Dreamy Day

My friends. I had so much to tell you today. About interviews and books and new authors I met and how hard I’ve been working. How splendidly everything is coming along. But today is such a dreamy day. I can’t seem to do anything physical and logical. I can’t talk to people right in front of me. But today Melanie … Read More

My Doppleganger!

Thank you to the talented and likeable Danny Grigsby for painting this amazing painting! I can’t tell you how excited I am!   My Angry Ginger and I dressed her up. First in my old ball gown. (Everybody needs a red ball gown.)   And then in my wedding dress.   Now she’s hanging on the wall where she belongs. … Read More

Shark Art!

The coolest thing happened.  Remember my short piece “Public Mourning” that was published in Robert Swartwood’s Hint Fiction anthology?  I was all atwitter about it.  I was in an anthology with Joyce Carol Oates, for crying out loud! How could things get any better? Well, they managed to, and this is SWEET.  The Columbia Art League ( http://www.columbiaartleague.org/ ) in Missouri … Read More