Apex’s Halloween Horror Bundle!

  Apex Books has put together a wonderful Halloween promotion! They’ve compiled a list of 18 horror titles (including my short story collection Beautiful Sorrows) and they’re letting you put together your own Halloween bundle! You can choose any five trade paperbacks for $50 or any five ebooks for $15. They’re offering this deal through October 31, so snap them … Read More

Come to Miss Murder's Reading at Joe Maxx Coffee Company! And a Free Raffle!

I’m absolutely delighted to be reading at the  Joe Maxx Coffee Company’s Dime Grinds this Sunday, October 1. Dime Grinds is a free live reading program from 2-4 PM where you can listen to readings, ask the authors questions, buy books, and enjoy book signings. Coffee is ten cents a cup, so kick back and enjoy! I’ll also be holding … Read More

Awkward Conversations with Geeky Writers: Costume Edition

Whatcha doing tonight? Turning in to our live broadcast, right? We always have a good time, and tonight we’ll be dressed up in glorious costumes. Because that’s what authors do, yeah? Dress up and chat. You can interact on the event page. Ask questions and we’ll answer live on Youtube. It will be fun. 5:00 pm Pacific. Join us! 😀

Stop 8: Booklife Now. And A Halloween Signing!

Booklife Now is one of my favorite resources for authors.  And the sweet suckers, er, folk there were kind enough to join in the Beautiful Sorrows blog tour.  I wrote an article on writing when you don’t have the time.  Does that sound familiar to anybody else? Thank you so much, Booklife Now! I appreciate it. 🙂 Also, if you’re … Read More

When Your Child Picks the Most Obscene Pumpkin in the Patch

Seriously.  I didn’t know what to say.  I still don’t. Still, we saved this pumpkin from the unruly frat boy who would have done horrible, horrible things to it.  I feel good about this.  And since it was my darling four-year-old who chose this particular obscenity, I merely flipped it around and called it a heart. This, dear ones, is … Read More

A Happy Announcement! Demons!

Friends! I can’t tell you how cool this is, and how excited I am! My little ole story “Daisies and Demons” has made it into John Skipp’s very cool Demons: Encounters with the Devil and His Minions, Fallen Angels, and the Possessed anthology.  Can’t you just taste my excitement?  Do you see this super fantastic group of peopleI’m sharing a TOC … Read More