Congratulations to the winners of this year’s The Apparitionist contest! Sadly, I won’t be able to make this year’s Halloween readings of the winning stories at Tryon Arts and Crafts School in Tryon, NC. My spooky Halloween book, The Vampire of Waller County, will be available in their gift shop. It was an honor to be a … More Congratulations, winners!
Someone asked me today what I’ve been up to lately, and I said, “Neutering cats.” No, of course I don’t do the actual neutering, but thanks to help from the Animal Defense League of Arizona and a kind knowledgeable neighbor I found on Nextdoor, I managed to trap and fix 5 feral cats in my … More My new hobby: TNR
What better way is there to usher in October than with a cheap Halloween story? My latest release The Vampire of Waller County is on sale all week! You can head to Hogback for a mere 99 cents from October 1-8. It’s also on sale in the UK.
What an honor to be a preliminary judge in The Apparitionist contest! Thanks to Tryon Arts and Crafts School, I get to read a whole slew of wonderful scary stories to help whittle down the list of nominees for the head judge. I have to say I am impressed so far with the quality of the … More #amjudging
That’s me back there holding up the outhouse. For this shoot, we drove to Lone Pine, California, known for its unique scenery and a favorite filming location since the 1920s. We stayed overnight in what was then the only motel in town. I watched the spiders on the ceiling all night. It was May of 1986. Fast forward … More #TBT posing with boulders
What an amazing summer I’ve had! It’s no secret that I love this little town, tucked into the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina. The folks in Tryon embrace art and artists like nowhere else I know, and I was so lucky to release my book while I was here for the … More Thank you, Tryon!