Uncle Ted Makes Miss Murder-Flavored Ice Cream! Wait.

Friend and fellow horror author Ted Theewan gave me the most wonderful surprise: a recipe for a new ice cream flavor! He has his own ice-cream Youtube channel and I think you should all give it a watch. The kiddos and I picked out so many recipes to try! He came up with a very rich White Chocolate and Lemon … Read More

Look Inside My Head 2014: Day 10

1) Post ten of any pictures currently on your hard drive that you think are self-expressive. 2) NO CAPTIONS!!! It must be like we’re speaking with images and we have to interpret your visual language just like we have to interpret your words. 3) They must ALREADY be on your hard drive – no googling or flickr! They have to … Read More

Look Inside My Head 2014: Day 9

1) Post ten of any pictures currently on your hard drive that you think are self-expressive. 2) NO CAPTIONS!!! It must be like we’re speaking with images and we have to interpret your visual language just like we have to interpret your words. 3) They must ALREADY be on your hard drive – no googling or flickr! They have to … Read More

A Safe, Warm House

Yesterday was an emotional day. One of my roommates received some devastating news. I’m still bruised myself. So we all stayed inside of our safe, warm house yesterday, leaving only to get more Coke Zeros, snacks, and dinner. Do you know what it feels like to be loved? To have people who genuinely care for you gathered around? It feels … Read More

My Beautiful Victim!

  Did you read my last post about the cheeriest kidnapping ever?  Well, I had a victim! My dear friend from Seattle was down to visit, and it was almost exactly like I foretold!  We had a lot of fun.  My friend is a really good painter.  Although now I’m wondering if turtles can get high on paint fumes.  Rush the … Read More

K-K-K-Killercon 2011 Prologue

Well. WELL.  You know how things go crazy sometimes?  You’re stumbling up a hill and every obstacle imaginable seems to be in your way? You almost give up, but since you’re a rather determined person, you grit your teeth and clamber up that hillside on hands and knees if necessary.  You get to the top, see the view, and think, … Read More

In Which I Discover That We’ve Been Robbed

We packed up the car and headed to my parent’s house for the holidays.  We had everything that was really important with us: the family, my laptop, the kids’ medicine.  It was a good thing, too, because our home was broken into on Christmas Eve, and we were robbed. Our neighbor, who knew that we were out of town, saw … Read More

#10bythen

This is how it started. Once upon a time, a few of us were whining on Twitter.  “I don’t have any submissions out.  I used to sub much more than I am now, but I’m tired/worn out/don’t have anything new/too busy reading Stilettos and Shirley Temples to sub.”  (Yeah, so maybe I made that last excuse up.  So what?  It … Read More