Stop 3: The SFWA Blog

One of my goals was to join the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, or the SFWA. It took a lot of hard work to become a member, and many of my writing goals are still SFWA oriented. For the third stop of the Beautiful Sorrows blog tour, I conrtibuted a post titled “Define Me: The Role of Changelings … Read More

Day 2 of the Tour: Mercedes Gets Jack’d

Somehow I knew that title would get your attention. My friends, meet Jack Wallen. This pretty, delightful man writes stories that will scare your socks off. Besides that, he does the most intriguing series of author’s interviews, and was gracious enough to host me for the 2nd stop on the Beautiful Sorrows blog tour!  I promise that you’ve never read … Read More

First Stop on the BEAUTIFUL SORROWS Blog Tour! Harley May!

One of the best, most dear, most talented and witty people that I’ve come across is my friend Harley May.  You can’t get more delightful than her.  Harley agreed to be the first stop on the Beautiful Sorrows blog tour, and I’m just so pleased that she took the time to write about our delicious craziness, which really does go … Read More

A Face Full of Happy

Are you ready to be blasted with a face full of happy? Might want to put on some shades, my friend, because the sunshine is coming. First, I’m delighted to report that the Limited Edition hardcover of Beautiful Sorrows sold out! It’s shipping as far and wide as my parent’s house (thanks, Dad!), Ireland, and Macedonia. (Macedonia? Really? My friends live … Read More

You Know Why You Want To Be My Friend?

Because I’ll let you borrow my shoes for parties.  No joke.  Ask Brad C. Hodson, Mason Bundschuh, and John Palisano.  Come and really experience the magic of Vegas, baby! So we sold out of all 50 pre-release paperbacks of Beautiful Sorrows, and we only have 9 Limited Edition Hardcovers left.  We’re only creating 50 hardcovers and then we’re done. The … Read More

BEAUTIFUL SORROWS is Selling Out!

http://www.shocktotem.com/09/26/2012/beautiful-sorrows-selling-fast/

I think that I just experienced the best weekend of my life.  We launched the pre-release issues of Beautiful Sorrows and sold out all 50 copies that we had.  The Limited Edition Hardcover (we’re only making 50) is available for pre-order.  We only have 19 of those and expect to sell out soon.  Can you believe this?  I can’t!  I have wonderful pictures to show you, but first I need to get on the ball and prepare for the Beautiful Sorrows blog tour that kicks off in October!  Take a quick look at the Shock Totem page to see the staff together for the first time, and also to get ordering information.  

What a fantastic experience! I can’t wait to share it with you soon!

Pre-order BEAUTIFUL SORROWS

Oh, I can’t believe it! Beautiful Sorrows is available for pre-order! You can also pre-order the Limited Edition Hardcopy with my exclusive chapbook, Star-Eaten Soul.  We’re only making 50, and I’m delighted to say that they seem to be going rather fast.  If you’d like to get your hands on a copy, you can order here. Thank so much for … Read More

Mama Always Said To Dream Big

Today is a day of great things. I’m slowly kicking the cold that was kicking me.  The banner came for Beautiful Sorrows, so I’ll be able to take it with me to book signings.  Killercon starts in a week (wahoo!). My darling Angry Ginger came by and chatted for a while. And I just learned that I was mentioned in … Read More

Is This…Happiness?

  Oh, my darlings. My dear ones.  I have been far busier than I have ever been. Last night I laid everything out for my writing group, whose eyes grew wider and wider and I continued without taking a breath. “And I’m almost caught up on anthologies, but of course I still have the main novel and the book launch … Read More

Announcing My First Book: Beautiful Sorrows

Oh, my friends! My loves! The day that I was waiting for is finally here! I’m absolutely delighted to announce that my first book, a short story collection titled Beautiful Sorrows, will be out next month!  If only you knew how excited I am.  Maybe you could think back to your first book, or dream ahead to it, and then … Read More