Since we’re celebrating Star Wars today, I thought I’d revisit this post, especially since Carrie Fisher is no longer with us. *** So while the world is doing their best of lists and talking about resolutions…eh, I’m just gonna do my thing. And that means talking about something near and dear to my heart. I … More Happy Star Wars Day! or Thoughts on Leia Revisited
Now here’s a post I bet you didn’t see coming…. I’m sure most of you probably heard of this going down last week, and admittedly I went back and forth on whether to talk about it here. It got a lot of attention and debate in my social media channels, though, so I can’t help … More E.L. James and the Twitter Q&A: Critique or Bullying?
So all in all, this has been an interesting WiHM 2015. I have to admit, going in I had mixed feelings – I usually do. While I love having a chance to explore the genre I dearly love and am fascinated by, and I truly do feel that we need to explore gender roles within … More If only I was as Hot as Stephen King: WiHM 2015 Thoughts
I’m thrilled to have Riley Miller with me today! A fellow contributor/conspirator on The Big Bad 2, she’s going to share a post and an excerpt from her story with us! The Unlikely Villain Bad cops. Scandalous teachers. Greedy politicians. Incompetent nurses. The news is full of their stories. Ever wondered why? It’s not like … More The Unlikely Villain by Riley Miller
Today’s Women in Horror guest is Susan Hicks Wong. I love hearing about people’s life experiences and how it relates to their writing, and she provides a post today that’s poetic, poignant, and a little unnerving in its intimacy. No wonder I like it. You can find Susan’s work in State of Horror: North Carolina … More Women in Horror: Susan Hicks Wong
Today’s guest is the lovely Tanya Nehmelman. I love talking craft and hearing where other authors get their ideas, especially in the realm of the horror genre, so this is an especially cool post for me. Enjoy! *** On Writing Horror By Tanya Nehmelman Author in Paying the Ferryman (upcoming) My horror stories are influenced … More On Writing Horror by Tanya Nehmelman
I’m stoked to have an awesome lady here on my blog today, and like so many others, she’s brings with her some really, really great insight, as well as encouragement. On Being a Woman Horror Writer Margie Colton Editor: Paying the Ferryman (upcoming), Carpe Noctem: Truly, Madly, Deeply (upcoming) Author: State of Horror: New … More On Being a Woman Horror Writer by Margie Colton
My guest today is Stacey Turner! As a fan of the ‘what if’ game, myself, I can totally get behind what Stacey has to say! *** I often get asked why I write horror. What is it that draws a person to the darker side? Honestly? I have no idea. No easy answers here … More Women in Horror: Stacey Turner
So, a few years ago I did a really in depth look at different aspects of women in horror. Instead of trying to redo that feat this year when I’ve got all of these awesome ladies and dudes sending me guest posts, I’m re-posting the links of all those entries into one single post. That … More Women in Horror: Past Explorations
So yeah, February really got away from me, for reasons you’ll hopefully see soon. Unfortunately, even having time away from the dayjob doesn’t always mean I can do everything, and life always finds ways to complicate issues. However, I wanted to really have a discussion about women and the horror genre, and let’s face it: … More Women in Horror Interview: Carrie Martin!