Two Stories Eligible for Bram Stoker Consideration

I’m delighted to announce two of my short stories are eligible for consideration in the Bram Stoker Awards Short Fiction category. The first one is titled “Loving You Darkly,”  which was published in F(r)iction magazine this year. It’s available online and can be read here.  “Loving You Darkly” is about hope, loss, and finding a reason to dance after the destruction … Read More

Todd Keisling's ULT Release Party Tonight! Win Stuff!

I love Todd’s UGLY LITTLE THINGS collection. In fact, I love it so much that I wrote the foreword. It’s a sad, intelligent, thoughtful collection with nuanced emotion, and it releases today. Come join the Facebook Release Party at 8 pm Eastern for a reading, interaction, and prizes! You can win a few of my books, as well. Hope to … Read More

The Inaugural Issue of Gamut is Live!

I can’t believe it! This has been a long time coming. Gamut magazine is now live! If you have a subscription to Gamut, feel free to log in and read the wonderful first issue. It’s simply beautiful. If you bought ebook format, you should have already received those. And if you’re simply curious to see what we have to offer, … Read More

Gamut Magazine Reopens Tonight!

Gamut Magazine is scheduled to open to submissions tonight at midnight, CST. We’ll remain open until we receive 300 submissions, and then we’ll close. Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a month for two main reasons. 1) We want to reply in a timely manner, hopefully in 31 days or less, and 2) we don’t want to suffer … Read More

Gamut Reopens Tomorrow!

Has it been a month already since Gamut first opened its doors? Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a month for two main reasons. 1) We want to reply in a timely manner, hopefully in 31 days or less, and 2) we don’t want to suffer staff burnout. One we reach 300 subs, we close while we get everything … Read More

Gamut is Now Open to Submissions!

I can’t tell you how exciting this is!  Gamut is now opening its doors to submissions. Stop by the website and check out the sample stories, poetry, non-fiction, and columns. We are also offering  subscriptions, merchandise, and consultations. We’re looking forward to reading your work. <3 ****Edited to Add**** Well, that was quick! Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a … Read More

LampLight Volume Three

This beauty is a toothsome delight, and I’m delighted to be included as a featured author. It contains my story “A Love Not Meant to Outlast the Butterflies” and also an in-depth interview. The book is about an inch thick and chock full of goodies! Jacob Haddon does beautiful work, and I hope you’ll pick up your copy! This is … 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

An Amazing Acceptance!

You guys! I received some astronomical news this week. My story “The Dead Collection” was accepted to Michael Bailey’s Chiral Mad 3. I can’t tell you how wild my happy dance was. I love Bailey’s work and his Chiral Mad anthologies are top of the line in every way. I’m also floored by the lineup! I’ll be sharing a TOC … Read More

Beautiful Sorrows is FREE This Week Only!

In celebration of Women in Horror Month, my publishers at Shock Totem have decided to give away my short story collection for FREE this week only. It will be free from Monday, February 23 until Friday, February 27. There is a place where sorrows pile up like snow and rest in your hair like cherry blossoms. Boys have wings, monsters … Read More