October Reads

I told you about my super special awesome bookclub (The Book Democracy Book Club) 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 … Read More

A SpoooOOOoooky Decoration!

This is one of my favorite paintings. It was difficult and monotone and I wasn’t used to doing such sharp edges, but I’m really proud of it. It’s a watercolor I painted last year. I decided it was time to pull it out of the dark box it was stuffed in and frame it. It’s hanging in a place of … Read More

WIP Wednesday

    There’s so much going on, my friends! Let’s play a little catchup and use this for accountability, yes? Arterial Bloom: I’m working on edits and getting everything sent back to the authors. These stories are AMAZING. Each time I open one up, I’m transported all over again. I’m trying to get everything finished by the weekend, but life … Read More

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

Book Signing At Copper Cat Books October 26

Join my HWA Las Vegas co-chair Tim Chizmar and I as we sign at Copper Cat Books! Come by, browse the book store, check out our works, and chat with us. What a fun way to spend the Saturday before Halloween! We’ll be there from 12:00 until 3:00. Stop by and see us at 1570 West Horizon Ridge Pkwy Suite 170 (West … Read More

Michaelbrent Collings’ Ultimate Horror Recommendation List

I adore Michaelbrent and his works. He’s a pretty phenomenal guy and he just put together the coolest list of favorite horror books and movies as suggested by his friends! AND I AM ONE OF THEM. Click here to check out the ultimate horror rec list, just in time for Halloween!  What books or movies would you suggest? Also, check out … Read More

Come to the Book Festival and Our Panel Tomorrow!

It’s going to be a big day! It will start off when a highly caffeinated Mercedes ‘N’ Friends have a panel discussing the adult Sci-fi and mystery genres. Authors Katie Salidas, Tim Chizmar, Mat Kaufman, and yours truly will be there. Come with any questions you might have. Also, it will be 9 am on a Saturday morning in Las … Read More

Preorder Fantastic Tales of Terror!

  I’m absolutely delighted to announce that Fantastic Tales of Terror is now available for Amazon Preorder!  I’m looking forward to this, and I’m especially proud of my story “Unpretty Monster,” which has to do with monstrous women and the real reason the Titanic sank. Fantastic Tales of Terror is a very cool, dark, alternate reality anthology edited by my … Read More