Miss Murder at the Las Vegas Book Festival!

We just had the Las Vegas Book Festival, and I enjoyed it so much! It’s the largest book festival in Vegas, but is still a small, intimate environment where you can chat with your favorite authors. The Las Vegas Chapter of the Horror Writer Association set up a book. Co-chairs Amber Hassler and Jeff DePew killed it! I was a … Read More

Miss Murder and Nemesis Take Over Columbus!

I had the most terrible airport experiences (Six delays! Stuck on the Las Vegas tarmac for two hours in triple 113 degree heat! Flight cancelations! Being bumped from flight to flight THREE TIMES!) but my time in Columbus was wonderful! I was able to spend a week with my favorite nemesis Matt Betts, and we hit the ground running. We … Read More

The My Nemesis and Me Summer Tour 2023!

Hey friends! I am in Columbus, Ohio to take part of the My Nemesis and Me Summer Tour! Most of you know of my friendly rivalry with author Matt Betts. He is the best arch nemesis a girl could ask for. I have descended on his town of Columbus, Ohio, for days of hijinks! Come see us as we explore … Read More

A Podcast Interview with PaleoCheese!

Oh my friends! I had the best time doing a podcast interview with my old friend Chad Lutzke and my new friend Jeremiah Bannister! The main topic was the importance of a supportive spouse when you’re a creative, but we also discussed scorpions, strong women, children with special needs, and all sorts of things. Come have a listen!

Hello, Apocalypse! Hail in Las Vegas!

While people back East are praising the arrival of spring, Las Vegas was hit with rain, snow, and hail. It was glorious! We took a brief break from school to run outside and enjoy it. Middlest: Mom, the rain is funny. It’s floppy. Me: That’s hail, darling. It’s something magical in a life that has become rather routine lately.  

Pass the Pen Challenge!

This was so much fun!¬†Nikki Nelson-Hicks, Mark Greenbaum, Mark Steinwachs, R.D. Sherrill, RJ Keller, Danielle Bannister, and I show you what writing life is really like. This was a great little project during quarantine and I’m so happy to take part in it. Also, my kids would like you to know that they are famous because they’re on an Internet … Read More

Miss Murder Goes To Jimmy Kimmel!

Jimmy Kimmel was taping in Las Vegas this week, and we scored tickets. First we waited in this line to get into the parking garage. It took over an hour to park. I was listening to the Re-Solved Mysteries podcast, which is very cool if you can get past the extreme Valley Girl vocal fry. Then we waited in this … Read More

Anniversary Signing at Copper Cat Books! Come see me!

I can’t tell you how much I love Copper Cat Books! They’re a great new bookstore in Henderson. Friendly, quirky, the place smells amazing, and the owners are so much fun. Tim Chizmar and I did a signing there in October, and it was a great time! Please join us tomorrow, Saturday December 8th and Sunday, December 9th for the … Read More

Miss Murder Goes Glam

Totally dressed up. I’m the cock of the walk. Eggsellent! And some other horrible puns.

Ann Wilson in Las Vegas!

My first concert was Heart’s Bad Animals tour when I was seven years old. I’ll forever be thankful that my dad was cool enough to take me. They’ve been one of my favorite bands forever. So when Ann Wilson preformed on Fremont¬†Street, I was all over that! Her voice is so incredible. I always wanted to sing like Ann Wilson … Read More