No secret. I’ts hard. All of the marketing outrach, interview answering, genre research, image creation for my new western horror dark fantasy novel, I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come was primarily done sometime between 10am and 4am, whenever I was able to rock my baby to sleep. I chat about this experience over at The Horror Tree and how the duck I was able to write or stay productive… Read More
J.W. Donley and I swam some deep waters in this new author interview with The Horror Tree. We talked about the writing process and creative muse; ecological horror and climate implications; and of course how it all relates to my new release I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come. It was an absolute privilege and pleasure to be part of this. Check out the interview on Youtube! I can’t believe… Read More
Wondering if I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come is for you? Check out this list of dark fantasy westerns full of magic and gunslingers I made for Shepherd.com, an awesome site where you can discover all kinds of comparable books! Check it out here!
Max with City Wide Blackout talked shop with me — you know, that basics. Magic, descriptions of hell, villains, my pantsing writing style, and of course that I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come now has a paperback pre-order up. Typical coffee talk. Check out the interview here or if Spotify and Amazon Music is more your jam, tune in here: https://linktr.ee/CitywideMax.
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Are you tired of my book, yet? Well strap in, because y’all gotta make it to Friday and I have some cool stuff to share. I chatted with Mark over at Bloody Good Reads about book inspiration for I Have Asked To Be Where No Storms Come (out July 29!), story origins, and the evil man made me choose only three (three!) bloody good reads to recommend! Listen here to find out!
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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