The ANWA Conference! In My Car!

So the Internet went out in parts of Las Vegas for about 30 hours, which was difficult enough (kids kicked out of school, people kicked out of work, gamers kicked out of Final Fantasy 15), but I was on tap to teach at the American Night Writer’s Association virtual conference. I hopped into the car and drove across town to … Read More

Women Thought Leaders in Horror

The very cool Stephanie Evelyn has started a new series called Women Thought Leaders in Horror. I’m delighted to be the inaugural interview! Sterp is so wonderful about championing and promoting other authors. Please check out the interview and support her here.  

“Lullabies for Suffering” Is Now Available! And Preorder the Hardcover!

This is such an exciting announcement! I’m absolutely privileged to announce that the anthology Lullabies for Suffering is now available. This anthology of addiction horror is edited by Mark Matthews and contains novellas by Caroline Kepnes (Have you read You? Stunning and horrific.), Kealan Patrick Burke, John FD Taff, Gabino Iglesias, Mark Matthews, and yours truly. My story is titled “Love is a … Read More

Arterial Boom Welcomes Jennifer Loring!

I’m delighted to announce our next author in the Arterial Bloom lineup! Jennifer Loring‘s story “What Remained of Her” is an unflinching staring contest between the hunters and the hunted. Her story bares its teeth and makes a strong, timely statement about society’s value of women. I couldn’t get it out of my head, and I feel so privileged to … Read More

Arterial Bloom Welcomes Author Jimmy Bernard!

What a pleasure to introduce Jimmy Bernard to the Arterial Bloom lineup! Jimmy’s monster story centers around three young sisters who are forced to keep the horrors at bay. I couldn’t get it out of my head, and I hope it infects you, as well. She didn’t even remember how they’d come to live here. She remembered Mom and Dad, … Read More

A Sneak Peek of the Arterial Bloom Cover!

My darlings! The cover is finished and I couldn’t be more pleased! It’s such a thing of beauty. Most of you know my friend Todd Keisling as a phenomenal writer. What you might not know is that he also designs beautiful book covers. Todd took the concept of Arterial Bloom and turned out something gorgeous and fitting. We’ll reveal the entire … Read More

Arterial Bloom Welcomes Carina Bissett!

Oh, my friends. Carina Bissett is one of my very favorite authors out there, and I am so delighted to include her in the lineup! Her story is titled “Rotten” and it’s such a gorgeously written, sensual, sinister retelling of a classic fairy tale. As an aside, I took Carina’s “Monstrous Women” class at The Storied Imaginarium and it was … Read More

Arterial Bloom Welcomes Dino Parenti!

I’m so excited to welcome Dino Parenti to the Arterial Bloom anthology! I was fortunate to meet Dino through Gamut Magazine, and he has greatly enriched my life as a friend, coworker, and author. His story “Blue Was Her Favorite Color” is absolutely phenomenal. It’s eerie, sad, and sinister. I can’t wait until you can all read it. The facts … Read More

See Fantastic Horror Peeps (and Me!) at Days of the Dead Las Vegas!

It’s gonna be so cool! Days of the Dead is a horror conference taking place down at the Plaza Hotel. Hang out with horror greats like Clive Barker, Linda Blair, Dee Snider, Marky Ramone, Edward Furlong, etc etc, and Yours Truly. It takes place this Friday through Sunday, June 7-9! I’m delighted to be on not one, but two separate … Read More