Surviving Tomorrow is Out!

My friends, I’m so honored to be a part of this collection. My story “Voracious Black” is about the devastating deaths of miners in my Utah home community. (And here’s more about me!) If you’re overwhelmed during this pandemic, this is a great way to help supply testing kits as well as supporting authors and reading great literature. You can … Read More

Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Update!

Hello, my friends! I just wanted to update you on our progress. The blankets will ship out on Wednesday! They’ve been a pleasure to make, and I’m happy to send them off to their new homes.  Paintings and drawings are next. Orion is showing me the panels he’s working on and they are absolutely beautiful! The level of detail is … Read More

Join Us for the #VegasStrong Book Signing!

Do you remember where you were during the mass shooting as Las Vegas? I do. A week before that, we had taken my 10-year-old down to that area for a concert. The morning of the shooting, I was in that area with my parents. I was participating in a book reading and it was their first time watching me. They … Read More

I Broke My Brain. And Threats.

Hello, my name is Mercedes. (Hi, Mercedes!)  And I struggle with migraines.  I’ve been dealing with them for about twenty years now, with varying degrees of success.  I’ve done it all: kept a migraine journal, (Yeah, if you want good reading, read a migraine journal), a trigger journal, a journal of my feelings about migraines.  (THEY SUCK, YAAAAAH!)  I’ve been … Read More