Carl Alves Interviews Miss Murder!

Carl Alves asked me some pretty cool questions in this interview, including “What was it like nearly getting killed by a scorpion?” I’ll admit that I laughed out loud when I read that! If you have a few minutes, why don’t you swing by and see why a scorpion had me scratching a bag of friendly grout behind the ears. … Read More

Mr. Deadman on Deadman's Tome Interviews Me!

So once upon a time, years and years and YEARS ago, I wrote a short story called “The Forbidden Grand.” It was published in Deadman’s Tome and I eventually forgot about it. Well, that’s not true. I remembered it but it was a really new story from a young writer and it wasn’t that great, to be honest. So. Ahem. … Read More

The Darkness Dwells Podcast Interviews Me!

Jason White and Michael Schutz from The Darkness Dwells Podcast are such cool guys. They have their fingers on the pulse of horror, they’re knowledgable, and they’re also kind. They consistently run one of my favorite podcasts, and I’m so delighted that they invited me on to discuss Women in Horror Month. This is what they have to say about … Read More

Desert Companion: Mercedes M. Yardley's "My Space"

The Desert Companion ran a piece on my writing space in their December issue.  Scott Dickensheets did a write-up of all of my various odds and ends while Brent Holmes threw himself on the floor to take some pictures of my teeny, tiny little area. My writing space is literally the corner of my bedroom. I found myself apologizing. “I’m sorry … Read More

Lit Reactor: Reading Outside Your Comfort Zone

Michael David Wilson asked six authors which books we read that were outside our comfort zones, and what the end result of that was. Check what Bracken MacLeod, Jessica McHugh, Philip Fracassi, Nik Korpon, JS Breukelaar, and I have to say. You can read the article here.

Cemetery Dance Interview: Yardley's First Fright

The very cool John Brhel interviewed me in Cemetery Dance, where we discussed important things, like my apparent but not-so-realized fascination with animated unicorns. It was a fun conversation done over Skype and then transcribed into text. If you have a second, come read about the first thing that truly terrified me.  He looked like this: Can’t. Stop. Screaming. Anyway, … Read More

Women in Horror Month Interview!

Hey, that’s me! The Horror Writers Association  interviewed me for Women in Horror Month. And that’s just awesome. Swing by here if you get a chance!  

Hey! I'm in the Las Vegas Seven!

I never thought I’d see my name on the cover of a Vegas magazine, but this dream has come true. And it is AWESOME. Las Vegas Seven has included me on its list of Intriguing People of 2017, and that’s just cool. If you’re in Vegas, you can find free copies of the Las Vegas Seven pretty much anywhere. It’s … Read More

The Horror Writer's Podcast Interview!

This was an insanely fun interview with Zach Bohannon and J.Thorn from The Horror Writer’s Podcast.  I hit it off with them immediately, and it felt like getting into a good-natured scrap with your family at the reunion. Zach is the kind of guy who would sit down next to you at the picnic table and steal the cob of corn from your … Read More

This Is Horror Episode 120…With Outtakes!

This is the second  part of the two part interview with This Is Horror. We discussed Gamut, rejections, and fairytales. Also, exploding Coke Zero bottles, selling organs on the black market, and about ten minutes of outtakes. There was a lot of laughter. The three of us were giggly things. The thing with interviews is that you never quite know the direction … Read More