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Anatomy of a Darkened Heart

How to Write Historical Fiction Without Really Trying

Today I’m excited to have a guest post on Amie Winters’ blog, the author of Strange Luck and soon-to-be-published The Nightmare Birds (available for pre-order now!). Amie and I write very different books, but we have tons in common, from collecting fun socks to being writers from childhood. In fact, tomorrow is her monthly Throwback Thursday Writer event (#tbtwriter), so […]

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Smashwords Sale on Anatomy of a Darkened Heart!

Good news! For the whole month of July, my novel Anatomy of a Darkened Heart is on sale at Smashwords! 50% off! That means you only pay $1.50 if you buy it via Smashwords in July. With Locke and Keye‘s publication coming up this fall, now is the time to grab your copy of the first book in […]

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Double Giveaway Winners Announcement!

It’s time to announce the winners of my YouTube 100-subscriber milestone double giveaway! Chosen by random.org from those who followed me and tagged friends who also followed me, the winners are… ::drumroll::   – J.D. Estrada for the Whitestone prize – Crystal Sell for the Hinsley prize   Congratulations!!!     And thank you EVERYONE […]

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DOUBLE GIVEAWAY PACKAGES!

Last week my YouTube channel reached 100 subscribers! YAY! I’m so happy that 100 people (now 103) have joined me for updates on my writing, book reviews, excursions, and more. Thank you! Now here’s the good stuff. Tag your friends on my Facebook post, my Instagram post, and/or on my YouTube video. For each person […]

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YouTube Review of Anatomy of a Darkened Heart!

Yesterday, Peter Clark the Writer left a magnificent YouTube review of Anatomy of a Darkened Heart. I’m so excited to share it with you! He even reads some of his favorite passages and lines, and see that in the background? That’s the wallpaper wrapping paper I used to send him his signed paperback. It’s pinned to […]

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Featured by Author Ben Starling!

Today I was lucky enough to be on author Ben Starling’s blog! He interviewed me about my writing life, Anatomy of a Darkened Heart, and what’s coming next for me. You probably know what I eat when I write, but do you know what I wear? I think you’ll be surprised, for a dark fiction author. […]

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Anatomy of a Darkened Heart and Shakespeare

Saturday was Shakespeare’s 400 year anniversary, and somehow I feel sad he’s gone…for 400 years. Even though I could never meet him, I feel a huge connection to him. His plays made Anatomy of a Darkened Heart happen. My interest in most of the elements that make up AoDH came from my experiences reading Shakespeare. He built […]

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Anatomy of a Darkened Heart Review by Darker Voice!

Yesterday I was blown away by Travis West’s (Darker Voice’s) wonderful words about Anatomy of a Darkened Heart. Travis isn’t a guy who likes any ol’ book or movie, so I was on tenterhooks as I read every word he wrote. Here’s a sample of his review: “The language is melancholy and beautiful, concise but with a […]

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Women in Horror Month Interview

This month is Women in Horror month! To celebrate, David Spell from The Scary Reviews and Erin Al-Mehairi from Hook of a Book are co-hosting interviews of 20 female dark fiction and horror authors in 2 weeks. The interviews are short and sweet, and you’ll discover lots of new books you can’t resist. Read my and two […]

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19th Century Jewelry!

The website I’ve sponsored this month, The Victorian Era, has a well written and visually stunning post up about Victorian jewelry. You’ll find everything from symbolism in jewelry (you know that’s my favorite section) to styles you may not have heard of, summarized beautifully and succinctly, and did I mention the beautiful pictures? Come visit […]

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