Since not all holidays are cozy, and the season can be an effective backdrop for horror stories, today’s excerpt is from my short zombie story Candles, which appears in Lost in the Shadows. Granted, this is very dark in comparison to my other Christmas excerpts, but I’m proud of this piece overall, and was glad … More Holiday Horror Excerpt: Candles
I thought I’d lead up to Christmas by posting some excerpts of my own Christmas stories. Today’s choice is a bit from a holiday story in Lost in the Shadows called A Newborn King to See. Like everything else, I’m always fascinated by archetypes and characters of the holiday season, so this is an exploration … More Holiday Excerpt: A Newborn King to See
While we’re on the holiday deals trend, I wanted to mention that Lost in the Shadows is now $2.99 in e-book form all month long! If you’re looking for some shorts to curl up with or want to fill that e-reader you’re gifting to someone, then here’s your chance to give them a one-of-a-kind collection! … More Lost in the Shadows Sale PLUS Read for Review Contest!
Everyone likes free books, right? Plus, holiday reading is always a good way to de-stress this time of year. Well, have I got some good news for you… SH Roddey and I are teaming up for a giveaway of our book, Lost in the Shadows. For the remainder of the month of December, anyone who … More Holiday Specials – FREE e-book with purchase of holiday title!
I’m incredibly behind, as is evident by the fact that I haven’t had a chance to talk about a really insightful set of interview questions I was given last month. Lily Byrne interviewed me at the end of October, and we talked about Lost in the Shadows, my background, my writing process, future projects, the … More Interviewed by Lily Byrne
It’s back, bigger, and better than ever! Seventh Star Press is reprising it’s Feel The Fire contest from last year, where you could win a Kindle Fire HDX, a $50 Amazon giftcard, a variety of softcover and e-book titles, Imaginarium passes, and so much more! For full details, see below: Welcome to Seventh Star Press’ … More Feel the Fire II Contest!
Since we’re coming up on Halloween and I’m a firm believer in Trick or Treating (really, it’s criminal adults can’t get in on that activity…), guess what I’m taking part in? I am blogging at LASR, and if you leave a comment on that guest post, you can be in the running for a … More Guest Blogging and Giving Stuff Away at LASR!
This week I’m taking another bit from a horror story, but it’s somewhat different than the other-worldly fiction of The Invisibles. This piece is from Candles, which can also be found in my collection Lost in the Shadows. It’s a zombie story set against the backdrop of Christmas Eve, where a widowed mother with two … More WeWriWa: Candles
Not so fast, creepy critters…we have one more new title to showcase and give you shivers… Amazon MMP Store The love of horror is like a virus. It gets into your bloodstream, causing an insatiable hunger for more. There is no cure, only the ability to soothe the craving until the need—once again—grows too great. … More Fear Fridays: In the Bloodstream – a MMP anthology
Tis the season, and I wanted to share an awesome opportunity for someone to get not only a great collection of stories, but a book that’s signed by cast members of True Blood! Auctioning Copy ofVampires Don’t Sparkle!Signed by 5 True Blood Cast Members for Cancer Research We are offering a very special, one … More True Blood Cast Signed Vampires Don’t Sparkle auction!