Ten Word Review: The 57 Bus

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed their Lives by Dashka Slater A thoughtful, painfully honest read that addresses gender and trauma. 4/5

August 2020’s Reads

I told you about my super special awesome bookclub where we are given a bingo card and random reading prompts. You read the book and a mod gives it a look over before checking off your box. It gives me something to look forward to every month, and helps me prioritize my massive TBR (To Be Read) pile. My TBR … Read More

I’m a Guest on Dead Headspace Podcast!

My friends, did you miss me like I’ve missed you? I’m thrilled to share that I had a great time on the Dead Headspace Podcast! We discussed…well, what didn’t we discuss? Writing and quarantine and Covid and serial killers and family and Williams Syndrome and medieval daggers. You can listen to the Miss Murder episode here. I recorded it in … Read More

Lullabies For Suffering is Available for 99 Cents! Last Day!

Mark Matthews did such a beautiful job putting this together. I’m exceptionally proud of my story titled “Love is a Crematorium.” These characters stole a piece of my heart. Lullabies for Suffering is one sale for 99 cents, and I believe today is the last day. You can scoop it up here! Also, “Love is a Crematorium” is eligible for the Bram … Read More

Martin Lastrapes Interviews Me About Arterial Bloom. And Meet Niko!

What are you doing during quarantine? Why not listen to this super cool interview with Martin Lastrapes?  Martin is an author /podcaster/all-around-character that lives here in Vegas. We were originally going to do the interview face-to-face, but then life and a global pandemic happened. We talk quarantine, Arterial Bloom, and my son bursts onto the scene at about the hour and … Read More

Join Me Tonight on the Panic Room Radio Show!

What are you doing tonight? Sheltering in place? Why not be a good global citizen while listening to my live segment on the Panic Room Radio Show while I discuss Arterial Bloom? I’m delighted to appear alongside hosts James H. Longmore and Xtina Marie, as well as guest Joe Pulizzi. The show begins at 7:30 Pacific Time, 9:30 Central. Also, I’m … Read More

“Lullabies for Suffering” Is Now Available! And Preorder the Hardcover!

This is such an exciting announcement! I’m absolutely privileged to announce that the anthology Lullabies for Suffering is now available. This anthology of addiction horror is edited by Mark Matthews and contains novellas by Caroline Kepnes (Have you read You? Stunning and horrific.), Kealan Patrick Burke, John FD Taff, Gabino Iglesias, Mark Matthews, and yours truly. My story is titled “Love is a … Read More