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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

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!

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

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

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

My novel, Sharks of the Wasteland, released yesterday! Lots of positive pre-reviews are rolling in, which I read even though my editor told me to never read reviews, but I did anyway! September 1 was full of shark-stuff in celebration. I wore my whale-shark leggings. My puppy had her favorite hammerhead shark toy. There was a lot of love and support for the project, and even a Facebook post in the process… Read More

Den of Geek was gracious enough to host my cover reveal of my new post-apocalyptic science fiction novel, Shark of the Wasteland, releasing from Outland Entertainment in September 2020! I talk about the inspiration behind the cover, how it ties into the story, and you can read this lovely piece here: https://www.denofgeek.com/books/sharks-of-the-wasteland-cover-reveal/ Also massive thanks to the Outland Team, and especially Alana Joli Abbott for fantastic editorial skills and Jeremy Mohler for… Read More