“Places My Father Left Me and Other Horrors” is Now Available!

Weird Tales has been around for 100 years, and I’ve wanted to publish there since I was a little girl. Imagine my complete joy when Jonathan Maberry, who edits Weird Tales, said, “Welcome to the Weird Tales family.” I’m delighted to announce that WT published my short story “Places My Father Left Me and Other Horrors” in Issue 369, The … Read More

Come Attend My Horror University Class at Stokercon!

I am delighted to announce that I’ll be teaching a class at Horror University! My class is titled Write Your Trauma: Harness Your Darkness to Create Compelling Work. We’ll discuss how to use personal trauma to create work that emotionally resonates. We’ll discuss works that do this well, and afterward attendees will participate in a short brainstorming and writing session … Read More

The Italian Translation of Little Dead Red is Up for Preorder!

Friends! I’m delighted to share that Independent Legions, an Italian Publishing company, will be translating Little Dead Red into Italian! This is so exciting! This will be my first translation, and it’s so humbling to have my work translated into a different language and be introduced to a completely new audience. What an honor. You might recognize this gorgeous cover … Read More

Lindsey Beth Goddard Interviews Me for Women in Horror Month!

Lindsey Beth Goddard is one of my new favorite people. She’s fearless, she’s opinionated, she’s dark, and I wonder where she has been all of my life. She was gracious enough to interview me for Women in Horror Month. Which, coincidentally, now falls on my birthday month. Hooray! Please check out Lindsey’s site, her work, and her shop. You can … Read More

My Story “Everybody Loves My Baby” is Available!

Playlist of the Damned is available now! It features my story “Everybody Loves My Baby,” which is a dark, dreamy story that takes place in 1920s Las Vegas. Do you want a story about speakeasies, mobsters, and murder? Written in Miss Murder’s own distinctive style? Oh, I hope you do, my darlings! You can pick up the anthology here.    … Read More

Listen to My Story “Arctic” on Sudden Fictions Podcast!

I’m excited to share that my obsession with women’s otherworldly hearts and men’s starshine eyes is alive and well. RB Wood narrates my flash fiction story “Arctic” on Sudden Fictions Podcast. The prompt was “ice” and I just sat down and wrote a lovely little story in one go. It’s very Mercedesesque. Please take a listen, and I hope you … Read More

Announcing the Enter Boogeyman anthology!

Hi friends! I’ve been a bit MIA, but I’m hoping to return full force. And what better way to do it than by sharing this very cool anthology? I’m delighted to share that my story “Alice’s Adventures in Monsterland” has been accepted to the Enter Boogeyman anthology edited by Bram Stoker Award-winner (and all around nice guy) Alessandro Manzetti. Alessandro … 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

Announcing the Love is a Crematorium Collection!

I am absolutely over the moon to share that my short story collection Love is a Crematorium and Other Stories will be published by Cemetery Dance in the fall of 2024! Love is a Crematorium is a very special, beautifully dark collection. I am so happy to see her published! And Cemetery Dance has always been a white whale for me. What a … Read More

I’m a Guest of Honor at the New Horror on Main Convention!

I am so excited to announce that I’m a Guest of Honor at the new Horror on Main convention! Horror on Main is a new convention taking place May 26-28, 2023 in Hunt Valley, Maryland. It has a varied GoH list, including writers, actors, publishers, composers, and more! I am really, really looking forward to it. I’ll be speaking and … Read More