Three More Weeks to Submit to TALES FROM THE LAKE VOLUME 6!

Co-editor Eugene Johnson and I are thrilled with the number of submissions we’re receiving for our anthology Tales From The Lake Volume 6! But there is just one thing missing. YOUR STORY. We will accept submissions for the non-themed anthology Tales from the Lake Vol. 6 from November 1st, 2018 through January 1st, 2019. Compiled and edited by Mercedes M. … Read More

Announcing Crystal Lake Kids!

Crystal Lake Publishing is currently running a fundraiser in order to drum up the money to continue and expand. One of the things on the docket is Crystal Lake Kids! Crystal Lake Kids is a book line for children that will be co-edited by Eugene Johnson and yours truly. We already have the first year’s work lined up, and have … Read More

Download NAMELESS for Free!

So once upon a time my friend Nisa had a bad day, so I wrote her a novel. I literally sent her about a chapter a day. This fun little book became my first published novel titled Nameless: The Darkness Comes.  It’s fun, crazy, snarky, creepy, and has a healthy dose of the paranormal and hard, grueling reality. It’s my best … Read More

Announcing "Unpretty Monster."

I am over the moon to announce that my short story “Unpretty Monster” is included in the Fantastic Tales of Terror anthology! My story explores what really happened to the Titanic. It’s even more tragic than you think. I’m delighted to be working with editor Eugene Johnson, whom I really enjoy, as well as sharing the TOC (Table of Contents) … Read More

Where Nightmares Come From! And A Reading!

Today is the launch of Crystal Lake’s WHERE NIGHTMARES COME FROM anthology! In celebration, I did a reading from part of my included essay, titled “Bringing An Idea To Life Through Language.”  I hope you enjoy. It’s finally here! WHERE NIGHTMARES COME FROM: THE ART OF STORYTELLING IN THE HORROR GENRE is now available in paperback and Kindle: http://getbook.at/Nightmares1 “Dip in … Read More

Crystal Lake's Massive Kindle Sale!

  You guys! Crystal Lake is celebrating the end of August with a HUGE 99 cent Kindle Sale, including my Bram Stoker Award-winning Little Dead Red and my favorite novel, Pretty Little Dead Girls. (The sale starts on August 29 for PLDG.) So many books are on sale, and I’ve picked up a few myself. Why not check it out?  The … Read More

Announcing Where Nightmares Come From!

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll being joining the impressive lineup in Where Nightmares Come From, edited by Eugene Johnson and Joe Mynhardt. Coming soon by Crystal Lake Publishing in Fall 2017. Hooray!   Join their Facebook page (Where Nightmares Come From: The Art Of Storytelling In The Horror Genre) for regular updates, sneak peeks, links, interviews, and more. This makes … Read More

The Miss Murder Signed LE Card!

How insanely cool is this? Crystal Lake Publishing has created the Miss Murder Limited Edition card. There are 50 of these signed beauties, and it’s the first in the Crystal Lake Author series. This is such a great idea! Who are your favorite authors? You can buy your own card here for $15 and help support my publishers. Happy shopping!

Pimp A Friend Friday: Crystal Lake Publishing

Dive into the deep end of the lake with 19 tales of terror, selected by Monique Snyman. Tales from the Lake Vol. 3 features ghosts, monsters, assassins, alternate dimensions, creatures from the deepest depths and the darkest parts of the universe. Join “Maybelle” by Mere Joyce in a world where books become real enough to cause both pleasure and pain. … Read More