Little Visible Delight

Thanks to everybody who entered the Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love giveaway! I’ll be tallying up entries and drawing the winner tomorrow. Best of luck to all of you! I’m thrilled to announce that my story “Black Eyes Broken” is in the Little Visible Delight anthology, edited by S.P. Miskowski and Kate Jonez and published … Read More

Charms for the Dark Season

I’m super excited to announce that Lakeside Circus bought my short story “Charms for the Dark Season” for its debut issue. “Charms” is a creepy little tale of horrifying love and power, and I love the language in it. Here’s a look at my contributor’s page, including my favorite line from the story. Hooray! Also! There are a few more … Read More

AH! I Have So Much To Tell You!

About white water rapids, black bears, awesome projects, and general stuff! But not now. I’m packing my suitcase. Literally sitting on top of it and bouncing because it’s a bit overstuffed. I’m currently in Big Sky, Montana. In a week I’ll be in New Orleans for the World Horror Convention. It’s been awesome and busy. But for now, I leave … Read More

50 Shades of Decay: An Interview with Laura J. Hickman

What’s sexy about zombies? 51 authors answered that question with wild, weird, and titillating tales – because true love never dies, it just decays… Laura was literally the first friend that I made when I moved to Las Vegas seven years ago. So when I was asked to interview a 50 Shades of Decay author, I was delighted to pick her! … Read More

Pre-Order Winter Wonders!

The wonderful thing about the blog tour is that I’m able to chat with some dear, dear friends.  Perhaps the only negative is that I feel I’m all, “Bring out yer dead! And come buy my book!” and that’s just uncomfortable. In my head, I’ve written you blog posts about my Bucket List, my son’s love for hamburger buns, and … Read More

Short Stories: Submit or Self Publish?

Friend, writer, and podcasting guy Tim Ward emailed me the other day to ask my thoughts on submitting to Anthologies and Ezines vs. self publishing.  I shot him an email back, and he put together a great little page on it with three different points of view.  Come see what Hugh C. Howey, Kevin J. Anderson, and I have to … Read More

Mason Ian Bundschuh’s “The Last Recall” is Live!

Mason’s awesome sci-fi thriller short “The Last Recall” is up at Crossed Genres.  Friend, fellow Interdimensional Wombat and member of the Illiterati, and also owner of the man feet that you see in the header, Mason is a jack of all trades.  Check out his super cool story here.

Miss Murder Plays Pollyanna and Learns About Simple Pleasures

I had the best night the other night.  Tiny Daughter was sick with a fever that wouldn’t abate.  When she gets fevers, she tends to get seizures, so I was up all night with her on high alert.  My awesome husband joined me now and then, but I was still too nervous to go to bed. Then Baby Cyborg Ninja … Read More