December Update on the Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel!

Hello, dear friends! I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season full of safety and joy. I’m delighted to share a new piece of Orion’s art with you! Bryony is falling hard and fast for Teddy Baker. I especially love her dreamy expression and her whimsically floating hair. Orion has captured these characters perfectly. I can’t stop looking the … Read More

Miss Murder’s Easy, Low-Energy Pie Crust

If anyone needs to make a last minute pie crust and doesn’t know how, I’ve got you. This is an easy and LOW ENERGY pie crust. Four ingredients and it’s ready to go in ten minutes.    1 and 3/4 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons water   Combine flour and salt, then add oil … Read More

October Reads

I told you about my super special awesome bookclub (The Book Democracy Book Club) where we are given a bingo card and random reading prompts. You read the book and a mod gives it a look over before checking off your box. It gives me something to look forward to every month, and helps me prioritize my massive TBR (To … Read More

My Panels at World Fantasy Con!

I’m delighted to not only be attending the virtual 2020 World Fantasy Convention, but I’m participating on two panels. The first panel will be Creating Monsters. I’ll be moderating this panel (yay!) and we’ll discuss the most fascinating monsters in today’s fantasy as well as how to keep monsters contemporary. That panel will go live on Saturday, October 30 at … Read More

Ten Word Review: The 57 Bus

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed their Lives by Dashka Slater A thoughtful, painfully honest read that addresses gender and trauma. 4/5

A SpoooOOOoooky Decoration!

This is one of my favorite paintings. It was difficult and monotone and I wasn’t used to doing such sharp edges, but I’m really proud of it. It’s a watercolor I painted last year. I decided it was time to pull it out of the dark box it was stuffed in and frame it. It’s hanging in a place of … Read More

October Update on Pretty Little Dead Girls: The Graphic Novel

Hello, friends! Orion has been working extremely hard, and has created most glorious pages! I’d like to share a sneak peek with you. This is our Bryony in high school with her crush, Teddy Baker. Teddy’s intentions are…well. For those unfamiliar with Pretty Little Dead Girls, you’ll find out when your copy of the graphic novel arrives. It’s going to … Read More