A Mormon Walks Into A Bar With A Book About Murder.

It sounds like I’m setting you up for a bad joke, but it’s really what I call Friday night. I had just done a reading of Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love at a cool local venue, and then stopped by to get dinner at the casino’s bar in order to eat yums and validate my parking. … Read More

Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: 99 Cents!

Two posts in one day? I know, man. Craaaaazy. Stabby-award winning Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love is on sale for 99 cents. Grab your Kindle version here. This is a Kindle Countdown, which means the price will increase by a dollar every 24 hours until it’s regular price. Right now it’s 99 cents for another 18 hours. … 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

A Beautiful Review For Apocalyptic Montessa

Author T.O. Munro just wrote the most beautiful review for my novella Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu.  It made me smile. Apocalyptic Montessa is currently out of print, although it is available as an audiobook. But it will soon be re-released by Crystal Lake Publishing, and I can’t wait for that day to come. Please stop by and read this review. … Read More

WIP Wednesday

Working hard! This week I turned in two short stories. They both need polished, but we’ll see what the respective editors have to say. It was good to see forward movement on them. My focus this week is staring down the very Mouth of Hell in one novella, with a poor sweet boy that keeps getting more and more thrown … 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

An Interview with BOOM TOWN Author Glenn Rolfe

I adore Glenn Rolfe. I adore him so much that he had a cameo in my novella Little Dead Red. I received emails saying that Glenn was their favorite character, and that doesn’t surprise me at all. Not at all. Glenn just came out with his new novella, Boom Town. Glenn was kind enough to sit for an interview, and … Read More

Oh My Goodness! A Hugo Nomination!

Actually, TWO. Two that I’ve heard about. Kind people let me know that my novella Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love was nominated for the Hugo Awards. This…means the world to me. The Hugos are something that I have always aspired to. Let’s get an evening gown and head out to the Academy Awards while we’re … Read More

Hey. Apocalyptic Montessa is Eligible for SFWA Nebula Consideration. Pass It On.

Her mama always said she was special. His daddy called him a demon. But even monsters can fall in love. Montessa Tovar is walking home alone when she is abducted by Lu, a serial killer with unusual talents and a grudge against the world. But in time, the victim becomes the executioner as ‘Apocalyptic’ Montessa and her doomed lover, ‘Nuclear’ … Read More