Ghoulish Book Festival programming has been announced, and it's so much fun! Horror panels to scare and delight. Creepy readings and late night campfire stories. A Mothman contest. I'm excited to be on panels that are near and dear to my heart. I'll talk about why insular communities, and the wilds around them, make Small-Town … Continue reading 2 Weeks until Ghoulish Book Festival
Cover of A QUAINT AND CURIOUS VOLUME OF GOTHIC TALES, with a balding human in embroidered vest, with one eye covered with a coin, balancing spheres on their arms, and a raven sitting next to them
The Kickstarter for IN SOMINIO: A Collection of Modern Gothic Horror is love and will include my weird story, "The Reaching Sea."
Gothic Blue Book, Volume VI: A Krampus Carol is here from Burial Day Books! It is a celebration of folklore and myth around Christmas, Yule, the cold winter months and Santa Claus’ opposite, Krampus.
The Florida Writers Foundation Celebrity Workshop is: Jonathan Maberry
Spooky Empire 2018 as a horror writer panelist on the Creator's Track
I will be appearing as part of the Creators Track at Spooky Empire in Orlando, Florida, USA, on October 26-28, 2018. Spooky Empire Ultimate Horror Weekend is one of the largest horror conventions in the nation, and this year's convention has a huge line up of celebrity guests, horror creators, a film festival, live performances, … Continue reading Upcoming – Spooky Empire Creators Track
Fed up with her cabin mates, a girl hikes under the Texas sun and meets the fly of her darkest dreams. I'm excited to announce that my story, "Blink Fly," is a finalist in the published flash fiction category of the Royal Palm Literary Awards. The Royal Palm Literary Awards are the Florida Writers Association … Continue reading Woo hoo! Blink Fly is a Finalist!
Did you see the will o' wisp dancing outside your door this morning? She fluttered for just a moment, then careened off. There are forces moving on the wind, darting between shadows, luring you off to where the spirits are celebrating today. Jolene Haley, writer and founder of the The Midnight Society horror writer collective, is … Continue reading Happy Birthday to the Magical Jolene Haley!
Have you met your word count for today, NaNoWriMos? NaNoWriMo has been rocking along for six days now, and writers are flying on the heady rush of stories pouring out of them while simultaneously worrying when and where they'll find the time to reach their nearly 1700 wpd (words per day) goal. Wacky sleep patterns are … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2016 – My Third Year at Hogwarts