It’s such a pleasure to introduce you to Daniel Crow! Daniel wrote a dreamily bizarre story titled “Welcome To My Autumn.” It’s such a clever juxtaposition of rainy dreariness and explosion of color. Daniel used mere words in order to create visual artwork, and I hope you savor every word of his story like I did. Now she is looking … Read More
Arterial Bloom Welcomes Todd Keisling!
If you’re not familiar with Todd Keisling, then just wait a year or two. He will absolutely be a household name. Todd is a talented, visceral writer who puts his dark, fantastic twist on everyday horrors. Depression becomes something much more in his Arterial Bloom story titled “Happy Pills.” Marcus Taylor had a name for the nothingness inside. There … Read More
Please Join Me in Welcoming Jonathan Cosgrove to Arterial Bloom!
This story. It’s such an honor to introduce it to you. Please join me in welcoming Jonathan Cosgrove to the Arterial Bloom horror anthology. His story “Mouths Filled with Seawater” is a fever dream dealing with delusion and obsession. Jonathan wrote it so beautifully and cleverly, and I know you’ll love it! The tide was in. Boats in need of … Read More
Arterial Bloom Welcomes Naching Kassa!
I am so extremely delighted to introduce Naching Kassa to the Arterial Bloom lineup! Naching’s story “The Darker Side of Grief” explores the grief and terror of children. Sometimes adults let them down and they’re forced to take care of each other. I can’t get this story out of my head, and I hope you enjoy it as much as … Read More
Please Welcome the Incredible Christopher Barzak to Arterial Bloom!
You guys. YOU GUYS. Christopher Barzak is one of my very favorite authors ever. His work is ephemeral, gritty, and will make you catch your breath. It’s the prettiest pain you’re ever going to read. Start with Map of Seventeen or One for Sorrow to see what I mean. Or start with his multilayered “Dead Letters” included in Arterial Bloom! I’m so thrilled to … Read More
Arterial Bloom Welcomes John Boden!
John Boden is one of my favorite working authors. He has what we call “Shineyisms”. Shineyisms are these gorgeous turns of phrase that are dark, otherworldly, and distinctly him. John really brought it with his ephemeral story, “Doodlebug.” In pictures she is char and bone. Black crackle and tooth. A handful of diamonds scattered on fresh tar. Of all the … Read More
The Horror Review: Detritus in Love
William Grabowski from The Horror Review took the time to review Detritus in Love. And friends, it makes my heart sing. Please take a second and read it here. <3 If you’d be interested in purchasing your own copy of Detritus, you can do so here. I was privileged enough to read a section from Detritus on the Queen Mary … Read More
Detritus In Love Pre-Orders Are Up!
I can’t tell you how excited I am! Pre-orders for Detritus In Love are now up! Detritus comes out on October third, and you can pre-order it for $2.99 here. “What unfurls in the form of The Opposite is a haunting and unsettling presence—one that our protagonist, Detritus, must battle, with a motley crew consisting of only his ghostly best friend and a … Read More
Cover Reveal for Detritus in Love!
Eeeeee! Here it is! This is the collaboration John Boden and I have been working on. He sent me a snippet of a story to read, and I fell in love with the characters. There was the unfortunate boy named Detritus by his mother. The ghostly best friend in a Nazi uniform. The dead girl who refused to acknowledge she … Read More
Pimp a Friend Friday: John Boden
1983: A boy and his little brother wander through a loosely stitched summer. A summer full of sun and surrealism, Lessons of loss and love. Of growing up and figuring it out. Nestled in the mountains of Pennsylvania is a small town, it’s not like the others. Things are strange there- people die but hang around, pets too. Everyone … Read More