SJ Reads: The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures

I’ve been away for a little bit working on some things, but I wanted to get back here for October, because…well, kinda my time of year. With everything going on, I thought I’d spend this month looking at some different creepy titles, because we all need a little October in our lives, right? It’s been … More SJ Reads: The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures

SJ Reads: The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror

I love fairy tales (surprise, I know). I don’t always love new interpretations, but sometimes they’re done so well, you just have to applaud.   The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror is a superb collection of reworked fairy tales. Overall, it’s a short read, which is nice. These stories preserve the narrative structure we associate … More SJ Reads: The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror

Your Supporters & Audience are Human, Too (Things I’d Wished I’d Known)

A few weeks ago we talked about support, how it can vary from person to person, how not everyone will give you the level you want, and that’s okay. I think it’s important to keep hitting this, though, because I think there’s this misconception with support and with things like marketing and networking that you … More Your Supporters & Audience are Human, Too (Things I’d Wished I’d Known)

Prose: You are More

It’s been a while since I’ve shared some non-murdery prose, so why not, right? I’m not the best at being vulnerable, but I do care a lot about people. I’m extremely lucky to have the friends and family in my life who support me, as well as have crossed paths with some amazing people who … More Prose: You are More

The Lost Manuscripts: The Tooth Who Didn’t Want to be Cleaned

Eh, it’s summer, let’s have some fun. I haven’t done a lost manuscripts post in forever (you’re heartbroken, I know). Thankully I found a giant box of stuff to go through during The Culling last year, so I’ll have material for a long time. For those not in the loop, this is where I dig … More The Lost Manuscripts: The Tooth Who Didn’t Want to be Cleaned