Horror Anthology Cover Reveal


Cover Design by Derek Murphy ‘@CreativeIndie’

  Wait for it…wait for it…OK, I can’t wait any longer! “Voices from the Dark” is due to be released mid-November. Yes, a bit of a change since my last post, but I hadn’t gotten confirmation from the publisher until this morning. The other ten authors and I spent several months putting this anthology together, so I got a little excited now that we are in the home stretch. One of my pieces started here on this blog as a satirical weight-loss ad. The other follows a lonely librarian through the shadows of the library at night. “The Martian Strain” follows the first astronauts to land on desolate Mars. Pre-orders will hopefully be available soon! Sign up for my newsletter to find out my latest publications.

On my week in Chattanooga.


One of my fellow writer-attendees had these thoughts about the workshop we just attended. Thanks for sharing, Mishell!

Originally posted on Not From Benevolence:

Writing is hard.  Learning how many ways you’re wrong about stuff is even harder.  During the 2014 Writing the Other workshop/retreat in Chattanooga there were a few times I had to sit on my hands to keep from tearing my hair out.

But there were also long rambling walks through sun dappled woods.  Fireflies and rocking chairs.  Salted caramel cheesecake.  A sweet old dog who looked up as I came out onto the porch and gave his tail a couple of thumps, but left me alone.  There was a woman from Sweden who’d known me for all of six days who wrapped a Band-Aid around my finger as though I were a treasured child in her care.  There was a yellow croquet ball that made a satisfying crack as it sailed across the lawn.

When teaching hard lessons, it’s necessary to be gentle, at least with some of us.  Everyone comes from some…

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