My friend Jackie Chin hosts the wonderful and always entertaining Zombiepalooza Radio Live. I’ve been fortunate to be a guest, and I’ve enjoyed it without fail. She asks thoughtful, in-depth questions and it’s really something to tune into weekly. Jackie wrote the book Practical Paranormal: The Untold Secrets to Mastering Self and Your Surroundings. I’ve picked it up and can’t wait to … Read More
Today is the launch of Crystal Lake’s WHERE NIGHTMARES COME FROM anthology! In celebration, I did a reading from part of my included essay, titled “Bringing An Idea To Life Through Language.” I hope you enjoy. It’s finally here! WHERE NIGHTMARES COME FROM: THE ART OF STORYTELLING IN THE HORROR GENRE is now available in paperback and Kindle: http://getbook.at/Nightmares1 “Dip in … Read More
Chocolates for Valentine’s Day is awesome, but chocolate AND great literature? Even better! For the month of February, Gamut Magazine is doing a special Buy One, Get One event. For every subscription you buy, you’ll receive a second subscription to give to someone you love. Gamut pays ten cents a word for our acquired work and you’ll find fiction, nonfiction, … Read More
I can’t believe it! This has been a long time coming. Gamut magazine is now live! If you have a subscription to Gamut, feel free to log in and read the wonderful first issue. It’s simply beautiful. If you bought ebook format, you should have already received those. And if you’re simply curious to see what we have to offer, … Read More
Gamut Magazine is scheduled to open to submissions tonight at midnight, CST. We’ll remain open until we receive 300 submissions, and then we’ll close. Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a month for two main reasons. 1) We want to reply in a timely manner, hopefully in 31 days or less, and 2) we don’t want to suffer … Read More
Has it been a month already since Gamut first opened its doors? Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a month for two main reasons. 1) We want to reply in a timely manner, hopefully in 31 days or less, and 2) we don’t want to suffer staff burnout. One we reach 300 subs, we close while we get everything … Read More
The savvy and force of nature Pauline Campos has edited a wonderful new ebook titled Strong Like Butterfly. It’s a painful and victorious collection of stories from strong women who are overcoming and even celebrating adversity. I’m honored to be included. My story “Heavy Like Grief” was written three months after losing my girls. It was tough to write, but … Read More
The Vampire Defanged: How the Embodiment of Evil became a Romantic Heroby Susannah Clements. Wonderfully researched, but extraordinarily academic. A thesis on Twilight? Yikes.
Oh, I would so live here.
The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head: A Psychiatrist’s Stories of His Most Bizarre Cases by Gary Small and Gigi Vorgan Cool, interesting cases; uninteresting protagonist. Schmaltzy dialogue made me cringe.
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