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

Miss Murder’s Hand-Sewn Blankets

Some of you may know that I adore sewing blankets. I love the feel of the fabric beneath my fingers. I love the colors. I love laying the pieces out and choosing where they go. The hum of the machine is so soothing to me. So much love and care goes into each and every blanket.     One of … Read More

Vote for BENEATH THE LIGHTHOUSE in the Dragon Awards!

I just read Julieanne Lynch’s book Beneath The Lighthouse and I loved it! She’s up for the prestigious Dragon Award, going against the likes of Stephen King, and what’s even cooler is that she’s the only woman in the horror category. I suggest you pick up her book, give it a read, and then vote. You won’t be disappointed. This is a … Read More

An Interview! 13 Questions.

Ah, lucky number 13. At least, it’s always been my lucky number. I even turned 13 on Friday the 13th. What a grand year that was. The delightful Joan De La Haye was kind enough to let me pop by her blog. We discuss whether I’m a plotter or a pantser and what key words would turn me to a … Read More

Pretty Little Dead Girls is on sale for 99 cents!

The Kindle version of Pretty Little Dead Girls is on sale for 99 cents! Don’t miss it. You can pick up your copy HERE. It’s a Kindle Countdown, so that means the price goes up by a dollar every 24 hours. You can get it for 99 cents for ten more hours. “Run, Star Girl.” Bryony Adams is destined to be murdered, … Read More

Miss Murder Officially Joins Crystal Lake Publishing

It’s official! I’m now an author for Crystal Lake Publishing. What a delight! I’ll let Joe Mynhardt from Crystal Lake take it from here: I’m very happy to publicly welcome Mercedes Murdock Yardley to Crystal Lake Publishing. We’ll be publishing six titles from her in the next year, starting with NAMELESS: THE DARKNESS COMES this coming Friday (Book one in the … Read More

Pimp A Friend Friday: Deborah Batterman

Rachel loves her Uncle Jake more than anything. Handsome and mysterious, he fills her with stories, sends postcards and gifts from exotic places. And he’s so much more fun to be with than her parents, who are always fighting. When she learns he’s gay, she keeps it under wraps. And when he gets sick, she doesn’t even tell her best … Read More

WIP Wednesday: Long Overdue

I haven’t done a WIP Wednesday for a while! It’s about time. I love hearing about other creatives and the projects they’re working on. I’ll share mine, and then will you share whatever art/music/writing/creative project you’re in the midst of? Right now I’m in the midst of a short story titled “Ravenous Stars, Carnivorous Moon.” It’s a haunting thing about … Read More