Okay, confession: these treats are recycled. We’re in the middle of getting ready to move and I don’t have time to run to Target and pick up new bags of candy make new content. But these old treats are still yummy, I promise! Here’s me last year doing a Halloween live reading of … More Happy Halloween! I Brought Treats!
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
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
Here’s a sneak peek at a brand new flash fiction, the entirety of which will go out in my newsletter this Sunday. To read this and other stories that are exclusive to my mailing list, sign up here! The box sat on the dinette table, a silent threat to everything Keely Brewster had worked so … More Short Story Preview: The Box
I’ve got a lot to be thankful for this year, not the least of which is every single one of you reading this. I hope you’re having a happy Yam Sham!
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The wait is almost over! The release of Kindred Spirits is just a few weeks away, but here’s a sneak peek at the long-awaited sequel to Restless Spirits! “I hate this guy,” Veronica Wilson announced as she stared at the television in disbelief. “I think I’ll go haunt him.” Christine Wilson punched the “off” button … More Read the First Chapter of Kindred Spirits!
I used to have a recurring dream about visiting an amusement park. The park in my dream was a bit of a drive to get to but still close enough to be considered local. It wasn’t recognizable as any park I’d ever been to in real life, yet these dreams were so vivid that whenever … More Story Inspiration: Eucha Falls
At long, long last, I’m pleased to tell you that the full-length sequel to Restless Spirits that I spent all last year (and then some) working on is FINALLY finished and turned in to my publisher. No word yet on when they plan to release it, but I’m guessing we’ll be looking at another Halloween-adjacent … More Restless Spirits 2 is off to the publisher – AND it has a title!
I’m not participating in Nanowrimo this year (I’m too deeply entrenched in revisions of Restless Spirits 2), but I’ve done it enough times to know that this is a week during which many of you who are participating might be tempted to call it quits. So I thought a word of encouragement might be in … More Is Nanowrimo a legitimate path to becoming a published novelist?