Some Beautiful Words on 9/11

I saw a quote that moved my soul, so I made a shareable graphic. May you and I be part of the 10,000 kindnesses.  

Why, Hello There! And an Achievement.

Hello, my darlings! I didn’t mean to accidentally take a long blog sabbatical, but here I am. Apparently I was very, very tired. I’m back, and my feet are under me. I’d also like to share a super special awesome achievement that I’m proud of. I attended some night business classes and now have a certificate from the LDS Business … 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

Stephanie M. Wytovich, Ted Bundy, and Me. A Shockingly Evil Discussion.

Stephanie M. Wytovich is one of my favorite people. She’s an author, a poet, and a phenomenal human being whose beautiful heart has a dark bent. So when she asked if we could discuss Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile,the new movie about Ted Bundy, I was all over that. Unlike other movies and documentaries that focus on his gruesome … Read More

Thank You For Funding Pretty Little Dead Girls: The Graphic Novel!

What a wild ride! The enthusiasm, love, and support that you all showed literally brought me to tears. Thanks to your generous pledges, Orion Zangara and I were able to fund Pretty Little Dead Girls: The Graphic Novel! I keep saying this is a dream project, but it’s truth. Turning my favorite book into a different medium with an incredible … Read More

This Mother’s Day Thing is a Mixed Bag

It’s time for my reminder about Mother’s Day. We love our mothers. Of course we love our mothers. But they drive us crazy. They raised us wonderfully/strangely/amazingly/poorly or they didn’t raise us at all. They fill us with love or hate or guilt or horror or remorse. We take care of them or they take care of us. Perhaps we … Read More

May Is Williams Syndrome Awareness Month!

Most of you are familiar with the fact that my 16 year old son has Williams Syndrome. It’s an exceptionally intricate genetic syndrome that affects so many things about him. His heart. His mental capabilities. He’s in high school and he doesn’t have the dexterity to manipulate a button. But he loves. Oh, how he loves! I posted about WS … Read More

Vegas Peeps: Please Keep An Eye Out For My Missing Cat!

My Marsh Cat has gone missing. I last saw him at about 6 pm on May 3, and it’s not like him to be gone for more than 24 hours. The above picture was taken hours before he disappeared. He’s neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped. If anybody sees him, would you please let us know? He has a scabbed wound on … Read More

Whoa, We’re Halfway There! Whoa-oh, Monkey on a Stair! Er.

For those wondering about the title of this post, it’s a Jon Bon Jovi meme. I swear it’s a real reference, and I’m not just crazy. Maybe CRAZY EXCITED! We hit the halfway point for Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy! We are 53% funded! Orion and I are going to throw a wild party … Read More

The PLDG Graphic Novel Crosses the $3000 Mark!

I can’t believe what glories and wonders you all are! Knowing that you, friends and family, are opening your wallets to help fund this amazing dream? It makes me speechless. Thank you so much! You can follow along with our progress here. We are currently 47% funded at $3,052 dollars. Crossing that $3k mark makes me feel so hopeful that … Read More