Some like their spreads with cheese, others like their spreads with cards, Myself, I like my spreads book-shaped, and the cover’s looking real nice! Paperback pre-orders open on Wednesday, July 27. If you’re thinking, “Like whoa dude-man, that’s like super close to the release date, I’ll just wait,” then stop, hesitate, and listen. Pre-orders show buyer interest and nothing makes our capitalistic society as hungry as that. So, sure, you could wait… Read More

So before Midjourney was a thing, I hopped on wombo to play with words, art, and styles to create imagery for I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come. This is some of the crazy stuff that came out. And yes. I’m usually behind the trends. My prompts were dark western, witch brothers, underworld, lightning goddess, smoke demons, and hellish saloons! I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come releases… Read More

Comparative titles and blurbs. They’re a pain. Genre feels like a marketing game and sometimes it’s hard to pin your book into one category or another, especially if you’re like me and your elevator pitch attempts sound like, “Imagine Supernatural crossed with Lonesome Dove but like in an alternative history like American Hippo, and with a creature feature like in The Only Good Indians but, like, more dark fantasy slash weird west… Read More

Pre-orders are open! This is for the Kindle version with the paperback to follow. Pre-orders are incredibly important. Why? They show the big companies with all the money that your little project is making a splash. It’s like you’re waving your support flags, being the author’s cheerleader, proving that this creative project was worth the investment. So, if you can, help me make a splash! I Have Asked To Be Where No… Read More

Ruschelle Dillon over at the Horror Tree and I dish about All The Things from dark fantasy books to my new release to that one time I saw a ghost in a Paris train station. Check it out here! I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come releases July 29 from Crystal Lake Publishing.

What a pleasure it was to be interviewed by author Theresa Derwin as part of her Write On series with Crystal Lake Publishing.We chatted about poetry and inspiration and details about my upcoming release I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come. Check out the interview here. Here’s a small slice of the things we talked about: “I’m a panster writer, but also a “magpie” creator – my little creative cache… Read More

An early review of I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come has arrived from J.W. Donley from the Epeolatry Book Review and The Horror Tree: “Rarely do I come across horror fiction with such imaginative elements. Much like Clive Barker’s more fantastic works, I HAVE ASKED TO BE WHERE NO STORMS COME immerses readers in a fully realized world and it feels much larger than what can ever be put… Read More

It’s allliiive!! I’m delighted that the cover for I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come is out in the world! Artist Felipe Knoll did a fantastic job taking my character descriptions, world building, and long winded emails to parse it into this stunning image. Preorders will be up soon, but the book will be available in print and ebook on July 29, 2022. So, I’ll be blathering on about it… Read More

In 2021, I was thrilled that Crystal Lake Publishing chose to publish my dark fantasy western horror novel, I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come. The standalone novel will be released July 29, 2022 (coming really soon – cue excited and anxious tyrannosaurus rex screech). I started writing this… Egad, in 2014/2015 as a side project to procrastinate on my other book I was writing, Sharks of the Wasteland (Outland… Read More

Hello dear reader — it’s been a while, hasn’t it? I assume you’re been like me: surviving the pandemic, pondering your life purpose, procrastinating on writing by joining three book clubs (seriously, I was in three virtual book clubs at once… Apparently I’m desperate to connect with my fellow bookworms. Don’t worry, I paired it down to one). I did play pandemic bingo and almost got a blackout. I got a sweet… Read More