Category Archives: Opinion

StokerCon 2017

If you’re a writer of dark worlds or intent on giving your readers a case of the squirming heebie-jeebies, you owe it to yourself to attend the next StokerCon. I knew I had to attend in 2017 because of the … Continue reading

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Killing it Softly: Cover Reveal and Pre-order Sale!

Killing it Softly has a gorgeous cover, and 32 stories, all written by women, that range from shivery to downright terrifying. You can pre-order it now for only 99¢ and that price vanishes on October 31.

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My Personal Library is an Extension of Myself

I just read an article by Tara Cheesman at Book Riot: SERIOUSLY, LEAVE ME & MY #$%@ BOOKS ALONE. While no one has ever told me to divest myself of books, Ms. Cheesman’s work had me nodding my head in … Continue reading

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What am I up to? Anthologies!

I’m so excited about the work I’ve been doing over the past few months. I’m working with Suzie Wargo Lockhart, who is the managing editor of Killing it Softly, a new anthology of horror fiction written by women and published … Continue reading

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Hey! Buy this magazine. My words are inside.

Pick up a copy of Wicked Words Quarterly, Volume 2. $2.99 for 12 short stories written by authors from all over the globe. My story, “Pit Stop” found a home there and I’m as pleased as I can be about … Continue reading

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Another story has found a home

I’m delighted to announce that my short story, “Pit Stop” will be appearing in the September issue of Wicked Words. Don’t worry, I’ll spam it to everyone when it appears.

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Letting Dreams Speak

I dream a lot. Dreams are one of the many ways I get inspiration for the creative things I pursue. I’ve dreamed everything from complete dance choreography to jewelry designs to story plots. Dreams are also one of the inviolate … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m a Writer.

I let some of my co-workers know that I had a short story published recently.  One of them turned to me and said, “I didn’t know you were a writer!”  I just smiled and thanked her for her support. In … Continue reading

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Ah, Rejection

At last, a good solid rejection letter. One of the poems I set loose in the world was politely turned away.  

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Opinion: Writing in full color.

I grew up in libraries, usually in the Science Fiction section. I’ve been an SF geek since I read “Brave New World” way before I could really understand what it meant. There aren’t a lot of people of color in SF. … Continue reading

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