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Werewolf Wednesday Recap

Each Wednesday for the last year has been #WerewolfWednesday — a celebration of the werewolf. While it has been fun, this is my last #WerewolfWednesday post, as I explore new topics … Continue reading

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What is Horror?

People tend to argue about horror a bit. I suppose many definitions are floating around. For instance, I’ve had some readers say that my horror novel The Wolf at His … Continue reading

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Otherworldly Words: Mesmerize

This whole month I’ve taken a look at words named after someone: January mausoleum Fortean Joining the ranks is mesmerize. Like mausoleum, we no longer capitalize mesmerize, despite its being … Continue reading

January 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

In case you’ve forgotten, life can be magical

I was having one of those days. The kind where everything was going wrong. The sky was a piled mass of gray clouds that no sun could squeak through. I … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Moon in Your Eyes

My novella, The Moon in Your Eyes, is now out, and it has its first two glowing reviews: “This short story reads like a perfect b-movie flick, complete with a … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writing Prompt: Resolve to Volunteer

It’s January, and the character prompts for this month revolve around resolve. All month, I’ve provided prompts that center around the types of resolutions a character might make. This final … Continue reading

January 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Otherworldly Words: Fortean

Not everybody gets a word named after him, not to mention an entire society! Charles Fort is just one of those individuals. Fortean, meaning “pertaining to extraordinary and strange phenomenon … Continue reading

January 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writing Prompt: The Higher Power

It’s January, and the character prompts for this month revolve around resolve. As authors we have many ways to learn about our characters and to tell our readers about our characters. What they … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Author Shorts Question 5: What do you love most about writing?

I’ve started a new segment where I’ve asked a variety of authors to answer a few questions that I pose. Of course, I love a twist. All answers had to … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writing Prompt: Weight Loss Help

It’s January, and the character prompts for this month revolve around resolve. Ah, resolutions. Your character made a bet to shed a few pounds with a friend, who seems to be … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Otherworldly Words: Mausoleum

This month, I’m exploring words named after people. I started with January. Today the mausoleum is thought of as a repository for our lost loved ones and part of what make historic … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Writing Prompt: Resolve

  It’s January, and the character prompts for this month revolve around resolve. It’s time for your characters to resolve to improve themselves. What are your characters’ New Year’s Resolutions? … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

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