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Writing, Coaching, and Editing

Beginning October 1 2022, I am opening my freelance schedule to coaching and manuscript assessment clients. Continue reading

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Back On the Shelf!

This year, I’ve realized, I’m not getting any younger, and so I subscribed to a half a dozen gardening, herbalism, and green/plant witch podcasts, bought a bunch of books on herbalism, gardening, and the like, picked up a bunch of garden stuff like soil and fabric pots and seeds and plants, and got started on learning how to do this stuff. Continue reading

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On the Shelf: Empty Shelves…

haracters take me away. There’s so much research I want to do right now–history, and green witchery, and the craft of horror writing–and the more I want to, the less I find myself cracking open the book and just going for it. Continue reading

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Some Author Thoughts on Kindle Vella

One of the hot topics right now in author groups is this new app, Kindle Vella. For those who are unfamiliar with it, Amazon is basically trying to get into the serialized fiction market, and has been pitching this publishing … Continue reading

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Side Roads, Reading Projects, and Werewolves

The countdown has begun to the launch of Side Roads: A Dark Fiction Collection. Author proofs of the paperback copy have been ordered, promotional graphics have been created and scheduled on social media, and ARCs have been sent to my … Continue reading

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31 Days of Art, Day 25: Cemetery

To me, cemeteries have always seemed peaceful places, where the dead are respected and loved. And so, this came out way more personal essay and journal reflection-y. Continue reading

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31 Days of Art, Day 22: Elegance

The words… well, they wouldn’t matter as much, would they? Some trite pablum, forgiveness or penance, it was all the same. Continue reading

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31 Days of Art, Day 8: Eviscerate

The normal sounds of the empty house settled back in. Mella held her breath just a few moments more, but the kids’ screaming had vanished. Continue reading

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31 Days of Art, Day 4: Curious

The scratch-itch-scratch over half-formed scars until they parted, revealing the moist redness underneath, until they healed over thick white tissue.
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31 Days of Art Day 3: Membrane

They hadn’t been wrong. They had heard something, out in the hallway. Was it their patient? No. Their patient was… They had abandoned their patient, left him out there with that… thing. Continue reading

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