Hello, all! So far, so good for January. I finished The House Without Summer! I’ll be asking soon if anyone wants to beta-read it or get a formatted Advanced Reader’s Copy (ARC). It’s gothic fiction set in 1816, with drama and monsters. Let me know if you’re interested; I’m starting a list. Happy Groundhog’s Day, […]
I wanted to tell an animal joke but its irrelephant. Hello, all! I got tired of how I’d been doing the newsletter (and depressed about how bad I am at Patreon), so I’m trying something different. I got jealous of someone else’s newsletter, which was much simpler-looking than mine, and suddenly realized that the new format might
So last year I wrote one flash fiction or short fiction piece every day of October. It was a hoot. I put the short stories all together as the October Nights collection afterwards. This year, I used a different theme, normal things gone wrong. The link to all the stories on the blog (free!) is
Let me explain. This all started when I was supposed to be writing a short story for a bundle collection and I ended up with a novel. A short novel, but fifty thousand words is still a novel. It was about a homicidal fairy and a pair of inter-dimensional alien invasions, and about college in
This story, “The Legends of Castle Frankenstein,” originally came out as part of the UFO Bundle, which is still available here, 11 books for $2.99. I got the invite to write for the collection just after I had found out that there really is a Castle Frankenstein, so of course I had to find a
I am behind on making posts to Patreon! I have several ebooks that I’m going to attach for you this time so I can get caught up and have a clean slate for January 1. What we have goes like this: Something Borrowed, Something Blue – horror novellette. It’s not a good neighborhood–not anymore–but
When you’re working a day job, there’s a clear set of guidelines for getting stuff done: show up and get paid. There’s a performance review every year, and sometimes you’ll get feedback from your bosses and coworkers. And yet these metrics have nothing to do with whether you actually accomplished something, do they? Not really.
For some reason, trying to get this post together on Patreon has been a kick in the gut: I’m going to send out files and people’s credit cards will be charged. Which somehow makes it even worse than Real, but Painfully Real. There is no rational reason for me to be this terrified at every