Come Attend My Horror University Class at Stokercon!

I am delighted to announce that I’ll be teaching a class at Horror University! My class is titled Write Your Trauma: Harness Your Darkness to Create Compelling Work. We’ll discuss how to use personal trauma to create work that emotionally resonates. We’ll discuss works that do this well, and afterward attendees will participate in a short brainstorming and writing session … Read More

The Day of Reckoning! And My Class!

Richard Thomas is one of the best literary teachers around. He’s thoughtful, prepared, extremely well-versed in a myriad of areas, and really has the drive to teach. So imagine my ultimate joy when he brought me on to be one of his Day of Reckoning teachers! The Day of Reckoning is an intense, all-day series of literary classes that take … Read More

I'm Guest Teaching at UNLV Today!

They had me last year and I’m delighted to be invited back. It’s very, very cool. I’m so inspired by these new students who have hope and so much unbridled enthusiasm in their eyes. I just want to suck it up, all Hannibal Lecter style. With a side of fava beans. Wish us luck!    

Miss Murder Takes a Breather

So! I’ll be taking a two week hiatus from social media in order to finish up some literary commitments and teach a few classes. There simply isn’t enough time to do all of the things I’d like to! I will be checking my email periodically, so if it’s exceptionally important, you may email me. But unless I have already committed … Read More