The release of Bound Spirits is still three months away, but for those of you who are hungry for the next Restless Spirits installment, here’s a look at the cover to wet your whistle. And for an appetizer (…I’m carrying this metaphor too far, aren’t I?) scroll down to read the first chapter! Chapter … More Bound Spirits Cover Reveal and First Chapter!
A lot of thought went into crafting the protagonist of my post-apocalyptic dystopian novel Dominion of the Damned. To survive this brave new world in which zombies ravage and vampires rule the remnants of humanity, I needed someone who was strong enough and courageous enough to survive the plague and stand up to her vampire … More Character Inspiration: Hannah Jordan
Something strange is afoot in Beaver Dunes Park. Located in the panhandle of Oklahoma, the dunes are home to a legend involving the Spanish explorer Coronado, mysterious late night military excavations, Men in Black encounters, and enough mysterious disappearances to warrant the nickname “Oklahoma’s Bermuda Triangle.” The story goes that Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, as … More Restless Oklahoma: Shaman’s Portal
What: The Good Place, a half-hour television comedy starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson. Where: Airs on NBC; the first season is currently streaming on Netflix. Why: Because it’s forkin’ funny, for starters. The Good Place stars Kristen Bell as Eleanor Shellstrop, a woman who realizes she has died and ended up in the proverbial … More Stuff I Think You’ll Like: The Good Place
I’m old enough to remember the early days of YouTube when it was pretty much all video diaries, pet videos, memes and people doing their own Jackass-style stunts. So I never cease to be amazed at the level of talent and production value that goes into a lot of YouTube content these days. And if … More 3 Short Horror Films That Will Have You Sleeping With the Lights On
Enjoy this sneak peek at my latest short story, Night Drive, the entirety of which is going out in this weekend’s newsletter. Not signed up? Click here or use the form below to make sure you don’t miss it! Mae had always loved driving at night. Ever since she was a little girl, drowsy in … More Short Story Preview: Night Drive
If you’ve read any of the alternative scenes from the original draft of Kindred Spirits I posted–or if you were one of the unlucky people who, to my embarrassment, were sent the wrong Kindle file on the day the book launched (a faux pas that was quickly resolved by my publisher, so if you blinked … More Character Inspiration: Derek Brandt
February was a busy month, y’all. For one thing, we moved! Again! But in spite of that it also managed to be a productive month. Here are a few results of some of all that productivity. I finished revisions on Bound Spirits and turned it in to my publisher. It has an official release date … More Bookish News You Might Want to Know About
Note: I started this post right before my mom had her stroke. Since this is so clearly a January sort of post, I considered trashing it and moving on, but you know what? These things are still pretty rad and I still want to share them. Besides, I called a New Year’s do-over for … More Favorite Things of 2017
Since my January turned out to be a seemingly endless dumpster fire of a month, I’m declaring a New Year do-over. In case you’re out of the loop, i.e. not subscribed to my newsletter or Instagram, my mom had a stroke right around the time of the last post, and life kind of went off … More Goodbye, January. Hello, Sanity.