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.

Indigenous Rock Art at Molen Seep Wash in Utah!

My friends! I want to share something very special with you. We came to visit my parents for a few days, and my dad led me around the old stomping grounds. He dropped me off at Molen’s Seep in Emery County  and said, “Look around. Find yourself some rock art.” Oh. Oh, it was beautiful. There’s nothing like looking around … Read More

The Stoker Award Roundup!

It was a very, VERY good year for horror this year! I was delighted and so humbled that Arterial Bloom was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award in the Anthology category. While it didn’t place, I’m so happy to see the love and support it received! Putting it together was a real trial-by-fire experience, and I’m so proud of the … Read More

It’s Official!

The official certificate arrived for Arterial Bloom, naming it a Bram Stoker Award Finalist! Woo hoo! I couldn’t be more proud of the authors and their stories. This was my maiden voyage as sole editor and the authors (and Todd Keisling, who did the cover and interior) made it as easy on me as possible. They were pleasures to work … Read More

Arterial Bloom is an Official Bram Stoker Nominee!

Oh, my friends. I can’t tell you how wonderful this is. You know that awards are subjective and you’re proud of what you and your team have accomplished regardless, but there is this SWOOSH of excitement that comes when you realize your peers are validating your hard work. It feels like a cross between giddiness and awed disbelief. I can’t … Read More