Ugh. So it's finally happened to me. I've become a binge reader, and I'm not the only one. I've amassed a collection of to-be-read indie paranormal and fantasy ebooks and I've got to binge read them already because oh.my.god they've been on my Kindle forever. As in, an embarrassingly long time. So, I've lined up … Continue reading Binge-worthy paranormal/ fantasy ebooks, plus free ebooks!
I write all of my own books, and yes, in 2019, I have to actually say that so you, dear reader, can be one-hundred percent certain whose words you're actually reading. Buy my book? Those are my words, every single one. I don't hire ghostwriters. I don't lift phrases, lines or paragraphs out of any … Continue reading #copypastecris and the sad reality of book publishing
A weird thing happens when you're diagnosed with cancer: You start comparing your tumor to fruit. As in, the size of fruit. And nuts. And eggs, and other food products. And if you're really unlucky and your tumor is big enough, you'll start thinking in sports terms, like footballs. I blame the U.S. public education … Continue reading Stuck between an almond and a grape
Stephen King. Clive Barker. Shirley Jackson. Alfred Hitchcock. If you're a fan of anything vaguely supernatural, you've probably heard of them. They're legends, masters of their craft. But I posit that another name needs to be on that list: Michael McDowell. No, not the Nascar driver. The author. Michael McDowell wrote dozens of paperback horror … Continue reading The great master of horror fiction you’ve never heard of.
The title pretty much says it all. I am still alive. Holy crap, praise the god of your choice, it's an effing miracle. Pardon my language, but if you were me you would probably be egregiously slinging expletives as you jumped for joy as well. Or running naked in the streets screaming "ha ha ha! … Continue reading I’m f*^king still alive. Suck it, cancer.
The twinkling lights are up. The tinsel tree is decorated, glowing orange, red, blue and green under the slow churn of the color wheel. The Elvis lamp is donning a Santa beard and Godzilla is attacking our snowy miniature Christmas village. Oh yes, it's Christmastime at our house! And along with our (kinda weird) decorations, … Continue reading Five (pretty terrible) holiday movies I’m totally watching this month.
We're a pretty polarized nation these days, but I think we can all agree the 2018 midterm elections have produced some pretty funny news headlines. As in, "I couldn't make this kind of weird shit up if I tried" quality headlines. Here are some of the election's absolute gems, in my humble opinion. "Man who … Continue reading Priceless Political Headlines from the 2018 midterm elections