Miss Murder’s Easy Zuppa Toscana Recipe

I know. “Easy” and “Zuppa Toscana” don’t seem like they should go hand-in-hand, but they do. This is our weekly Sunday dinner because it’s delicious, simple to throw into the crockpot, and nourishes the soul as well as the belly. Ingredients 1 pound ground spicy Italian sausage 4-6 potatoes, chopped (I prefer golden for the mellow flavor) 1 chopped onion … Read More

Listen to My Story “Arctic” on Sudden Fictions Podcast!

I’m excited to share that my obsession with women’s otherworldly hearts and men’s starshine eyes is alive and well. RB Wood narrates my flash fiction story “Arctic” on Sudden Fictions Podcast. The prompt was “ice” and I just sat down and wrote a lovely little story in one go. It’s very Mercedesesque. Please take a listen, and I hope you … Read More

Pre-Order The Terror At Miskatonic Falls!

Let me tell you about The Terror At Miskatonic Falls, the little book that COULD. This January, winter has fallen hard on the small Massachusetts town of Miskatonic Falls. The icy wind has brought more than ice and snow, however. It has brought something ancient, alien, and evil. As the temperatures drop and the snow drifts build, a creeping horror … Read More

“Holding Hands Like Paper Dolls” Released in Parallel Lines!

Here you see a picture of a delighted author holding her copy of Parallel Lines. It’s a music-based anthology edited by Staci Layne Wilson. Parallel Lines features my favorite story of the year (so far!) titled “Holding Hands Like Paper Dolls.” What if the Manson Family never heard Helter Skelter? And what if creepy crawling was better than living at … Read More

“The Sum of Her Parts” is Eligible for the Bram Stoker Award!

In accordance with Bram Stoker Award etiquette, I’d like to offer my short story “Sum of Her Parts,” published in the The Damned: Classic Monsters anthology, to HWA members for consideration in the Short Fiction Category. Stories can be nominated until January 15. In “Sum of Her Parts,” Marieke is created to be a bride for Frankenstein’s Monster. She awakens, … Read More

Introducing Playlist of the Damned!

Weird Little World’s anthology Playlist of the Damned is now available for preorder! It features my story “Everybody Loves My Baby,” which is a dark, dreamy story that takes place in 1920s Las Vegas. In this anthology, you’ll find possessed rock stars, killer radio stations, and concerts from the depths of hell. A macabre musical feast, it includes 300 pages … Read More

Checking in Safe from the UNLV Shooting

I should have done this a few days ago, but quite frankly, I haven’t been in the best headspace. There was an active shooter at the UNLV campus on Wednesday, December 8. If that campus sounds familiar to you, it might be because I mention it when I’m doing workshops or guest teaching there. I was just there and was … Read More

NAMELESS and LITTLE DEAD RED are on Sale for 99 Cents!

Looking for something for Black Friday/Small Business Saturday/Cyber Monday? Hoping to support indie authors? Well, that’s absolutely PERFECT. My Bram Stoker Award-winning Novella LITTLE DEAD RED and my urban fantasy NAMELESS  are on sale for 99 cents! Toss a coin to your witcher and pick up two of my most popular books! If you read and like them, please leave … Read More

I’m a Guest on The Horror Talks Podcast!

Well, I’ll straight up tell you that Erin Wilczynski is my new best friend. Except for maybe Nacho, the orange cat who made an appearance, because I fell in love with him immediately. But I was delighted to take part in Erin’s Horror Talks podcast! We had a lot of fun discussing the usual, like writing, serial killers, and destroying … Read More

Miss Murder at the Las Vegas Book Festival!

We just had the Las Vegas Book Festival, and I enjoyed it so much! It’s the largest book festival in Vegas, but is still a small, intimate environment where you can chat with your favorite authors. The Las Vegas Chapter of the Horror Writer Association set up a book. Co-chairs Amber Hassler and Jeff DePew killed it! I was a … Read More