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
The Best Kind of Book Signings…
…are the ones where kiddos do all of the work for you!
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
Mind Meld: Our Favorite Graphic Novels
I was delighted to be invited to the Barnes and Noble Sci-Fi and Fantasy Blog to discuss my favorite graphic novel! “What, Mercedes, you have a favorite?” Why yes, I do, and it’s so insanely beautiful that I could lick it. And perhaps I have, because not only do I own it, but it’s signed by the author. One day … Read More
Get Little Dead Red and Pretty Little Dead Girls for 99 Cents!
99 cents for a short time only! The Wolf is roaming the city in this Bram Stoker Award winning Mercedes M. Yardley novella, and he must be stopped. “LITTLE DEAD RED is a dark retelling of the classic fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood. But make no mistake; it isn’t that story in modernized form. That would be dark enough, … Read More
Darkness Dwells Podcast Episode 60!
Okay, so this was so much fun. I was delighted to go on the Darkness Dwells podcast and meet one of my new favorite people, Jason White. I recount my dorkiness at the Bram Stoker Award, my unholy love for The Lord of the Flies, and listen in horror as Jason is abducted by Skynet. Please stop by and take a … Read More
Barnes and Noble B-Fest Follow-up!
We had the best time! It was super cool to talk about writing with four other local authors. I enjoyed them so much! Then we had a signing and a chance to chat with each other and the readers who came to visit. It was such a pleasure. It was also a dream come true to see my books … 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
The Best DIY Present For An Author!
This gift is so insanely thoughtful, I can’t even tell you. My Angry Ginger made these beautiful shadow boxes for my birthday. She took her favorite passages from each book, printed them out on gorgeous paper, and put them inside a shadow box she bought at a craft store. Then she put the corresponding book cover on top with a … Read More
Adrian Shotbolt Reviews PLDG
It makes me so happy! I’m all giggly inside. You can read that here.