Only people. And dogs. And cats if they so choose. And horses, of course. And guinea pigs and sugar gliders and all those other warm, fuzzy creatures people keep as pets, probably, and maybe even snakes. But not spiders. And definitely not the Internet. Social media has taken passive aggression to heights the military psychiatrists … Continue reading The Internet Can’t Love You
These days, my husband is all about the Hulu. We pay a ludicrous amount of money every month for cable, and, as he rightly points out, we watch maybe three broadcast shows a week. Why not lose cable and just do Hulu? (We already have NetFlix; laws, do we have NetFlix, we couldn't live without … Continue reading TV Is Pissing Me Off
So I just made a quick outline for a story I'm about to start about a warrior angel, and I just realized it reads like the song list on a heavy metal hair band album from around 1986: Demon Hedgehog Rocks the Suburbs Rock Paper Lizard Scissors Spock Capture at Gilly's Motel 6 Learning to … Continue reading My Brain Wants To Be In A Hair Band
What is it? A convention celebrating all things creative - writing, publishing, filmmaking, visual art, gaming, social media, blogging, fandom - basically, if you're making art of any kind, you'll find kindred souls and better methods at Imaginarium. Fandom conventions are always fun, but art, filmmaking and literary tracks can get swamped by the excitement … Continue reading Imaginarium 2014
We have the winners of our Hot Summer Bash! I'll be emailing a PDF copy of my book, Strange as Angels, to the following lovely people: Mina Gerhart - our grand prize winner, who also scored a $100 Amazon gift card Paula Shene Ramon Rojas And you've probably already heard from Crymsyn Hart, S.H. Roddey, … Continue reading The Winners!
I originally posted this list on September 5, 2014. While the two brilliant artists we've lost this week were sooooo, soooo much more than crushes, they were crushes, too. RIP David Bowie and Alan Rickman - we miss you both horribly already. My baby sister was the first person I ever heard describe themselves as … Continue reading Sapiosexual Love Monkeys: Lucy’s Own Top 10
Today instead of me prattling on about whatever, I have the lovely, talented, and charmingly morbid Crymsyn Hart, whose latest book, Death's Dance, kicks off an exciting and original new horror series from Seventh Star Press. But I'll let her tell you about it. Deathly Encounters: The Beginning Gee . . . the title of this post … Continue reading Guest Post: Crymsyn Hart’s Deathly Encounters
Wanna score a free e-book? My latest and greatest, Alpha Romeo, a contemporary Hollywood romance in the tradition of Danielle Steele and TMZ, comes out tomorrow, Wednesday, August 20, from Purple Sword Publications. I know, right? I'm so psyched, I can't stand myself. The only thing that would make me happier would be to know … Continue reading ALAS, ‘TIS DONE: Psssst . . . . hey kittens . . . . over here . . . 8 Free E-Books, 8 hours to grab’em
Me and a whole slew of other amazing writers of paranormal and supernatural horror and romance have gotten together to wind down bikini season with a "Hot Summer Bash." The grand prize winner will get a $100 Amazon gift card (aaaaiiieeee, the irony; it burns us!), plus a long, cozy autumn's worth of e-books from … Continue reading Hot Summer Bash – Much read-y stuff to win!
Whatever happens with Amazon/Hachette and the rest of the terrified and terrifying world of publishing as we know it, I'm still writing books and still being lucky enough to get'em published. My brilliant and beguiling editor/publisher, Traci Markou of Purple Sword Publications, emailed me this morning to say my next book, a non-paranormal contemporary romance … Continue reading Back to my regularly scheduled being a writer thing . . .