Ten Brides

This is a flash piece I wrote for The Future Fire's Tenth anniversary writing contest. Even though the word "contest" is plainly stated, my brain somehow glossed over it and I didn't realize it WAS a contest until I was contacted and told I'd tied for the win. So I've got a couple of lovely … Continue reading Ten Brides

Coffin Hop Blog Tour 2014

UPDATE: 10/24/14 8:15PM  My story for the Coffin Hop is now live, Ghost Liaison. All right my little demons and ghouls, the time is nearly upon us to make like an imp and hop to the blogs of the Coffin Hop Blog Tour. All bloggers participating in the tour will be giving away goodies, so … Continue reading Coffin Hop Blog Tour 2014

I don’t want to go into space

It has recently come to my attention that I'm not ready to go into space. Not that there's even a remote possibility.  But you know how every time there's news from the space program, like talk starts up about colonizing Mars or someone doing a freefall jump from 24 miles up, and inevitably people pose … Continue reading I don’t want to go into space

Book Review (spoiler-free) – HARBOR, by John Ajvide Lindqvist

One of the lovely benefits I’ve discovered of being on Twitter is the opportunity to get free books! A few months ago, a note went out from Tor Books that St. Martin’s Press had ARCs of the forthcoming novel by the Swedish author John Ajvide Lindqvist (author of Let the Right One In and Handling … Continue reading Book Review (spoiler-free) – HARBOR, by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Frankenstein’s Army

Hand to god, I am not making this up. Here's a mash-up that probably falls into the category of "just because you can, doesn't mean you should." Dutch director Richard Raaphorst is trying to revive (pun intended) his WWII Nazi-zombie horror project, which began life as 'Worst Case Scenario'. The gist of it is Hitler … Continue reading Frankenstein’s Army

How Dark is Too Dark?

So I'm steaming along with the vampire novel, kind of wrapping things up and bringing things to a close, and thinking now about the revisions ahead of me. There are parts of the story that will be getting an extreme makeover, and some of that will involve upping the horror quotient by several degrees. All … Continue reading How Dark is Too Dark?