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

The Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel COVER REVEAL!

It is with great delight and reverence that I reveal the cover to Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy.  The artist, Orion Zangara, brought Bryony to life. He perfectly captured the magical and unsettling tone of the book in one ethereal image. My eyes literally teared up when I saw the final cover, and I … Read More

Here’s Sample Art from the Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel!

I’m dying. I’m dead. It is so utterly wonderful! Orion Zangara managed to put so much emotion and movement into just a few frames. I’m enjoying every step of this process and I can’t tell you what a pleasure Orion is to work with. Last week I showed you a close-up of this panel, and it’s such a delight to … Read More

Announcing the Artist for the PLDG Graphic Novel!

The suspense has been killing me! Some of you guessed that the artist for Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy is Orion Zangara. He is just such an astounding person and artist. He did the beautiful drawing in the front of the Crystal Lake version of PLDG. I have the original hanging on my wall. … Read More

A Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Teaser!

This is just a taste of the art. I can’t even begin to express how delighted I am with it! How did Super Seckrit Artist manage to capture so much expression in Bryony’s eyes? We have changed the Kickstarter launch date from April 9 to April 16. On April 16, with your help, we’ll begin the process to bring Bryony … Read More

Local Author’s Event Today!

Please stop by! The event runs from 10:00 am until 2:30 pm, and I’ll be running a table starting at 1:00 pm. I’ll have books and voodoo dolls for sale. My girls will also be popping in here and there, which really makes it fun for me. They are deliciously feral little things. Hope you can stop by and chat … Read More

Announcing the PRETTY LITTLE DEAD GIRLS GRAPHIC NOVEL!!!!!

I’m not screaming. You’re screaming. Can you hear me screaming? This project is a Dream. Come. True. An amazing colleague and I have partnered up to create the ultimate project together! We’ll be bringing you Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy. See Bryony, her Eddie, Chad the Fish Guy, Rikki Tikki, and The Murderer as … Read More

Crystal Lake's Massive Kindle Sale!

  You guys! Crystal Lake is celebrating the end of August with a HUGE 99 cent Kindle Sale, including my Bram Stoker Award-winning Little Dead Red and my favorite novel, Pretty Little Dead Girls. (The sale starts on August 29 for PLDG.) So many books are on sale, and I’ve picked up a few myself. Why not check it out?  The … Read More