The Rooms the Guests Never See – 13 Days until Halloween

Jolene Haley is hosting a horror writer and illustrator showcase on her website to celebrate the spookiest of months.  My story, "Food and Drink Man" is featured today. The Thornewood Hotel has seven stories and 666 rooms.  Sometimes it has grand elevators and a ballroom.  The staff mostly keep out of site, but they are watching. … Continue reading The Rooms the Guests Never See – 13 Days until Halloween

Spooky Empire Refugees – 20 Days until Halloween

If you follow me on Twitter, you may have seen my posts about #SpookyEmpireRefugees.  It was heart-breaking, then heart-warming, and overall an incredible event for Central Florida's horror community. I had spooky plans for the first weekend in October.  Somehow, The Addams Family musical, Halloween Horror Nights, and Spooky Empire all came together at the … Continue reading Spooky Empire Refugees – 20 Days until Halloween

#HurricaneHorrorNights – 21 Days until Halloween

We've weathered Hurricane Matthew, and the past weekend was more and less spooky than planned before the storms rolled through Florida.  I have stories and photos to share. If you want to help out, there are many, many people within the United States and the Caribbean who were devastated by Hurricane Matthew.  The American Red … Continue reading #HurricaneHorrorNights – 21 Days until Halloween

October in Florida – 28 days until Halloween

Orange and black and green and purple - the colors of Halloween - were everywhere on my bike ride yesterday.  Well, not everywhere. Parts of the trail I ride are wooded and narrow.  Tree limbs and roots jut out in unexpected places.  My senses become completely focused on navigating the twists, and my heart beats faster from the effort. I often … Continue reading October in Florida – 28 days until Halloween