Last Chance to Buy Beautiful Sorrows!

Well, it’s something that no author ever wants to hear: my book is going out of print. Apex Book Company was gracious enough to pick up my collection (and debut book!) Beautiful Sorrows when Shock Totem Publishing shuttered. Apex did a stellar job, but they’re streamlining their catalogue and Beautiful Sorrows is one of the casualties. Jason wrote a blog … Read More

Issue 129 of Apex Magazine is Out!

I’m delighted about this because it includes my article “The Importance of Presenting Disabilities in Literature.” As you’d expect, this subject is quite close to my heart, and I’m quite proud of this article. Apex is a very cool magazine and you can never go wrong with them. You can pick up your edition here.  Strange. Beautiful. Shocking. Surreal. APEX … Read More

The December Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update!

Hello, dear friends! I hope you’re having a wonderful holiday season. This month has been especially productive for us. Orion is busy drawing, coloring, and adding text to his panels. It’s a joy to open my inbox. Let me show you a small section of a larger panel. I love it so much! This is our sweet Eddie reaching for … Read More

Poetry Showcase Volume 8 is Available!

I’m delighted to announce that the HWA Poetry Showcase Volume 8 is now available. It’s edited by Stephanie M. Wytovich and includes my poem “Afterlife.” It’s available here. Why don’t you check it out?   Artist/Poet Showcase: Robert Payne Cabeen– “Run Away” Crystal Lake Poetry Contest Winner: E.F. Schraeder– “Cherry Blossoms (On Mourning a Distant Mother)” Showcase TOC: Bright Tapestry … Read More

Miss Murder’s Easy, Last Minute 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

The Complete First Season of Black Mariah is Available in Paperback!

I’m delighted to announce that our shared world project BLACK MARIAH is available in paperback! Black Mariah is an intense conspiracy thriller written by ten different authors describing waves catastrophic events as they take place in ten different places. My contribution is Season 1: Episode 5: Las Vegas. My tale is dark, exciting, and explores murder, trauma, humanity, and chosen … Read More

Happy Halloween! October’s Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update.

Happy Halloween, my dear friends! I hope you’re all engaging in wonderful festivities and celebrating however makes you happiest. We dressed up as orange narwhals, rainbows, and a pair of pants, and gave out Halloween pinwheels and kaleidoscopes. It’s one of our very favorite times of year. Orion thrilled me with his amazing art! We’re closing in on the homestretch. … Read More

Surprise! Come See A Live Online Reading In Three Hours!

I’m delighted to kick off the Scream House of Horrors series this week! Scream is a super cool online app where you can read serialized dark fiction, including my books Nameless: The Darkness Comes and Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Novel of Murder and Whimsy. Today at noon Pacific, I’ll be doing a live Facebook reading from Nameless. We’ll spend about an hour … Read More

Three Questions with Hillary Dodge!

I had a lot of fun answering three questions from Hillary Dodge. We’re promoting the super cool anthology Shadow Atlas, which contains my story “Sand and Salt,” and man, is it gorgeous! Why don’t you stop by, hear about a magical place from my childhood, and check out a picture that highlights my wonky scorpion eye. You can read the interview … Read More

September’s PLDG Graphic Novel Update!

Hello, dear friends! I hear that part of the country is sliding into autumn. Las Vegas doesn’t believe in autumn, but leaps directly from a horrific summer to winter. I hope you’re enjoying your beautiful time of year. Orion’s focus this month has been on Bryony and her very dear Eddie. I quite literally gasped when Orion shared a small … Read More