Shades and Shadows Reading: Pictures!

It was glorious. Such a beautiful, enchanting venue. I was simply charmed. It took place at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater, and it was otherworldly. The readings were beautifully done. They clocked in at about seven minutes apiece. We had three readers, then a short break, and then three more readings. It left me wanting more. The most memorable to … Read More

Mama Always Said To Dream Big

Today is a day of great things. I’m slowly kicking the cold that was kicking me.  The banner came for Beautiful Sorrows, so I’ll be able to take it with me to book signings.  Killercon starts in a week (wahoo!). My darling Angry Ginger came by and chatted for a while. And I just learned that I was mentioned in … Read More

The Stokers

So apparently I was the last to know because I am off in my own little Mercedes La-La Land, but Demons has been nominated for a Stoker.  Woo hoo!  I’m so delighted to be part of that collection, and a Stoker nom is just too cool.  (Wait!  Correction!  Recommended for a Stoker.  Thanks to Ken for the correction.  I am … Read More

Whatcha Do Yesterday? I Played with Demons.

Yesterday I signed DEMONS at Dark Delicacies in Burbank, which is probably the coolest bookstore that I have ever seen.  It was great! John Skipp is always amazing.  A more likable man there never was!  I got to hang with the wildly entertaining Laura Lee Bahr (check out her debut novel Haunt), RC Matheson, Zak Jarvis, Cody Goodfellow, and David J. Schow.  … Read More

A Wicked Awesome Shock Totem Contest

Hey, everybody!  Shock Totem is up to some incredible things.  I mean, some really, really cool stuff.  I was so excited about Ken’s awesome cypher that I’m just going to post this in its entirety.  Give your brain a little exercise and join the contest! It’s all going on at www.shocktotem.com.  Ken will take it from here. As some of … Read More

Demons Are Here!

I say. Cheerfully. Because there ain’t nothing like a good, demonic horde coming your way, right? I’m pleased to announce that John Skipp’s Demons: Encounters with the Devil and His Minions, Fallen Angels, and the Possessed has finally arrived!  My story “Daisies and Demons” is nestled neatly inside.  Honestly, I’m all aflutter.  Do you want to see this amazing TOC?  … Read More

I Join the Club of Kick A** Women

Imagine my surprise and delight when John Skipp sends me an email saying that I’m one of the ladies name checked in his Bizarro post . He writes about working with awesome women, and I’m humbled to be among them.  Check it out!  http://bizarrocentral.com/2011/07/13/on-working-with-excellent-women-cuz-why-the-hell-wouldnt-you/

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

Yeehaw, Baby!

Okay, so the good news!  I hope that all of you are familiar with John Skipp’s “Zombies: Encounters With The Hungry Dead”.  It’s a fantastic anthology with some pretty amazing names: Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, Neil Gaiman, Jack Ketchum, Poppy Z. Brite, and Max Brooks, for example.  I mean, this is a super solid book.  And weighty. I know because I’ve … Read More