Come Listen to my Interview on Rock and Roll Nightmares!

Staci Layne Wilson interviews Nadia Robertson and I on her Rock and Roll Nightmares podcast! We talk about our stories in Parallel Lines. Nadia’s is “The Man the Colonel Never Knew” about Elvis Presley, and mine is “Holding Hands Like Paper Dolls” about the Manson Family. Come listen! This is what Staci says in her episode notes: Mercedes M. Yardley and Nadia … Read More

Talk to the Editors of Gamut Magazine Tonight!

Hello, my friends! Tonight is the first State of the Slush Zoom meeting with the editors of Gamut, including yours truly! We’ll give you a behind-the-scenes peek at all things Gamut. I hope you register and join us! Want a behind-the-scenes look into our editors’ reading and selection process for Gamut Magazine? What are they seeing too much of? What … Read More

Paula Cappa Features Miss Murder!

My new friend Paula Cappa was gracious enough to feature me on her blog for Women in Horror Month and also to represent Quiet Horror. You can read it here! Thank you, Paula. 😀 She also included an interview that Todd Keisling and I did all by ourselves because the host never showed up. Incidentally, it mentions the time I … Read More

Watch This Space for The Darkest Night Cover Reveal!

There’s a super cool anthology that is releasing in September. It’s called The Darkest Night and I have a story in there. I dearly love this sad little tale! Stay tuned for the cover reveal on March 14.

I’m a Guest on The Horror Talks Podcast!

Well, I’ll straight up tell you that Erin Wilczynski is my new best friend. Except for maybe Nacho, the orange cat who made an appearance, because I fell in love with him immediately. But I was delighted to take part in Erin’s Horror Talks podcast! We had a lot of fun discussing the usual, like writing, serial killers, and destroying … Read More

Miss Murder and Nemesis Take Over Columbus!

I had the most terrible airport experiences (Six delays! Stuck on the Las Vegas tarmac for two hours in triple 113 degree heat! Flight cancelations! Being bumped from flight to flight THREE TIMES!) but my time in Columbus was wonderful! I was able to spend a week with my favorite nemesis Matt Betts, and we hit the ground running. We … Read More

Announcing the Love is a Crematorium Collection!

I am absolutely over the moon to share that my short story collection Love is a Crematorium and Other Stories will be published by Cemetery Dance in the fall of 2024! Love is a Crematorium is a very special, beautifully dark collection. I am so happy to see her published! And Cemetery Dance has always been a white whale for me. What a … Read More

Remembering the Arterial Bloom Cover Reveal!

The cover reveal for Arterial Bloom was three years ago today! I’m so proud of this gloriously beautiful anthology. Arterial Bloom dropped during the pandemic and still came out swinging! She made the final ballot of the Bram Stoker Awards in the Superior Achievement in an Anthology category. Todd Keisling created the gorgeous cover and did the interior design. Todd … Read More

Free MonsterClass Tonight!

Join Nadia Bulkin, Ai Jiang, Steve Rasnic Tam, and me for tonight’s free Weird Little Worlds MonsterClass. We’ll be discussing different lengths in fiction. It starts in two hours, and you can join us here.