Miss Murder’s Hand-Sewn Blankets

Some of you may know that I adore sewing blankets. I love the feel of the fabric beneath my fingers. I love the colors. I love laying the pieces out and choosing where they go. The hum of the machine is so soothing to me. So much love and care goes into each and every blanket.     One of … Read More

The Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel COVER REVEAL!

It is with great delight and reverence that I reveal the cover to Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy.  The artist, Orion Zangara, brought Bryony to life. He perfectly captured the magical and unsettling tone of the book in one ethereal image. My eyes literally teared up when I saw the final cover, and I … Read More

Here’s Sample Art from the Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel!

I’m dying. I’m dead. It is so utterly wonderful! Orion Zangara managed to put so much emotion and movement into just a few frames. I’m enjoying every step of this process and I can’t tell you what a pleasure Orion is to work with. Last week I showed you a close-up of this panel, and it’s such a delight to … Read More

Announcing the Artist for the PLDG Graphic Novel!

The suspense has been killing me! Some of you guessed that the artist for Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy is Orion Zangara. He is just such an astounding person and artist. He did the beautiful drawing in the front of the Crystal Lake version of PLDG. I have the original hanging on my wall. … Read More

A Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Teaser!

This is just a taste of the art. I can’t even begin to express how delighted I am with it! How did Super Seckrit Artist manage to capture so much expression in Bryony’s eyes? We have changed the Kickstarter launch date from April 9 to April 16. On April 16, with your help, we’ll begin the process to bring Bryony … Read More

Announcing the PRETTY LITTLE DEAD GIRLS GRAPHIC NOVEL!!!!!

I’m not screaming. You’re screaming. Can you hear me screaming? This project is a Dream. Come. True. An amazing colleague and I have partnered up to create the ultimate project together! We’ll be bringing you Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy. See Bryony, her Eddie, Chad the Fish Guy, Rikki Tikki, and The Murderer as … Read More

Announcing the Heroes of Red Hook Anthology!

The old begat the new, the thread of his heritage running through his current situation like a vein of silver. His life was beautiful. It was everything he wanted.                 We know from the old tales that this is when things go wrong. -Excerpt from “Ivan and the Hurting Doll” by Mercedes M. Yardley My story “Ivan and the Hurting Doll” … Read More

Greetings From Moon Hill!

Todd Keisling and Anthony Rapino of Awkward Conversations with Geeky Writer’s Gang have been working on something top secret. They’ve finally announced it, and I am so excited! I’m going to use Todd’s own words for this because he tells it best. The Big Secret: GREETINGS FROM MOON HILL Tony Rapino and I have teased you relentlessly over the last … Read More

Geeky Writers: Gamut Edition LIVE tonight!

You guys. You guys! I have so very much to tell you, and I’m excited and all atwitter! But unfortunately now isn’t the time for that. So we’ll talk about it later, and we’ll most likely talk about it tonight on our Awkward Conversations with Geeky Writers broadcast. Tonight’s special guest will be Richard Thomas, who rocks in every way … Read More

I'm Pleased To Announce GAMUT

I’ll admit that 2015 felt like a slow year in my career. However, 2016 is shaping up to knock my socks off! I’m excited to tell you about Gamut, a new neo-noir magazine put out by Richard Thomas.  Richard wrote a wonderful blog post describing Gamut here. Meanwhile, keep your eyes open for a little bit of information… Wait, what’s that? … Read More