The Horror Writers Association is celebrating Women in Horror Month, and I'm honored to be interviewed this year.
Horror Fiction and Poetry 2022 – Spec Fic Awards Deadlines
My neighborhood crows have been croaking about approaching storms and deadlines for speculative fiction and poetry awards. I've soothed their storm worries with some peanuts, and I listed links below for anyone nominating and voting.
Dangerous Waters and Deadly Women
Do you dream of mermaids, sea witches, or deadly she-creatures of the sea? Do you want to? Dangerous Waters: Deadly Women of the Sea is out now from Brigids Gate Press.
Awards Eligibility 2022
It has been a fabulous year of writing. Below is a list of awards that are currently or about to open for recommendations and my eligible work. I would be honored if you considered my work.
Long List Recommendations for Best Horror of the Year #14
What a thrill! My story, "Julie," in the Blood & Bone: An Anthology of Body Horror by Women and Non-Binary Writers anthology from Ghost Orchid Press, made Ellen Datlow’s long list for Recommendations for Best Horror of the Year, Volume14. Excerpt from the notable fiction writeup in BHOTY14 2021 was an incredible year for horror … Continue reading Long List Recommendations for Best Horror of the Year #14
Happy first day of NaNoWriMo 2022 to all who celebrate!
A CIRCUS for Halloween
There's a Hallowen circus in town. Behind the Gothic gates are wonders, and monsters, beyond comprehension. My poem, "An Empty Seat," is about a clown riding one of the rides, something you don't usually see.
Horror Poetry for the weekend before Halloween
It rainy and cool in Florida, this weekend before Halloween. The cypress needles are turning a rusty brown. Strange birds are calling in the swamp, traveling south away from places where Autumn is stripping the trees. It's the perfect time to read poetry that chills the blood and breaks your heart.
Black Sunday: Atonement with Barbara Steele
I recently fangirled about Black Sunday (1960) on My Horror Confessional with Miguel Meyers (Miguel Villa).
Falling Leaves and Fallen Stars
I'm delighted to share that my poem, "Bury Me Under Fallen Stars," will appear in the Autumnal Equinox issue of the literary magazine Magpie Messenger. The Magpie Messenger is published by Curious Corvid Publishing, a publisher specializing in Gothic works and dark poetry.