Time to pop in those earbuds and pump up the volume. About two weeks ago the gracious Tim Niederriter invited me to guest on his podcast and the episode has finally dropped. We tear it up, talking about writing, horror, and the publishing industry. Well, as much as you can expect two authors to tear it up anyway. Tim is both a prolific writer and podcaster, and I really enjoyed my time on his show. As always, I’d love to hear what you think! Continue reading
What’s that, another podcast wants me to guest? Wow! Word must be getting around about what a super-fantastic podcast guest I am. Well, okay, maybe not, but I guess they don’t think I’m all that bad.
Mark your calendars because on July 5th I’ll be chatting with the talented and prolific Tim Niederriter on the Alive After Reading Podcast.
I hope you’ll tune in when the episode drops.
I couldn’t be more pleased with the recent review by David Watson over on HorrorAddicts.net! There is nothing better than knowing someone enjoyed reading something I wrote. It’s the entire reason I do this. That and all glare of the paparazzi camera and stacks of dolla-dolla bills. (At least one of those statements is true). Continue reading
Did someone say sale? That’s right, I did! The End Is All We See is now on sale for just $0.99! If you’ve been too broke, too preoccupied, too lazy, too out of the know, or just plain too hesitant to pick up a copy, now is your chance to do it at a steal. From April 27th – April 30th you can grab the eBook for less than a buck, marked down from $2.99. But if you wait too long, you’ll miss out.
A few nights ago I was a guest on a podcast for the first time in about two years. When I originally released Disease I did a slew of them, but since then I’ve avoided guesting on one like the plague. To be perfectly honest, it’s not like anyone was beating down my door to have me on their show anyway, but I still wasn’t keen to get in the recording seat.
Written by Tim Miller
Published by Tim Miller
Fifty Shades of Hell (originally Dead Girl) by Tim Miller is a self-proclaimed “extreme horror” story, and I’ll admit that I was intrigued. I’m not averse to extreme horror and had heard good things from other people about this author so I dove in, excited for a terrifying ride.
Things started out pretty rocky, with fantastically expositional writing, but I thought perhaps after the first chapter or two the story would find its legs. My mistake was assuming there was a story. Fifty Shades of Hell is more like a series of pieces depicting badly written porn and torture.
It’s always nerve wracking to send a book out for review. As a reviewer myself, I’m keenly aware of the critical eyes that search out flaws in writing like a pig sniffs truffles. This is the way it should be. My writing has already been though the sniff test on my end… but sending it out to be tested by someone another’s truffle sniffer inevitably has me biting my nails.
I did a guest post over on Jack Wallen‘s blog for Women in Horror Month. Here’s a small preview, head on over there to read the rest.
I’ve been a horror writer for nearly fifteen years. First as part of the film industry, in a screenwriting capacity, and about four years ago transitioning to fiction. In that time I’ve made some great decisions, and some not so great decisions,(I’m not the craziest about this sentence…not smooth to read) and I’ve busted my butt to continually improve upon my craft and get where I am today.
If you told me that you didn’t want to read my work based my gender, I’d tell you to get the fuck out of town, and I would be right for saying that. I may only have been a writer for one and a half decades, but I’ve been a female my entire life. I’ve had that type of blatant sexism directed toward me more times than I can count, but that’s not what I’ve really come here to discuss.
February is Women in Horror Month, and I wanted to share something of a personal nature. Yes, I’m a “woman in horror,” but that’s not it. While most of the attention is paid to those in front of the camera (whether on screen or the back of a book jacket), those behind the curtain are often overlooked, especially in the literary world.
As an author I’ve had the privilege of working closely with Lisa Vasquez, CEO of Stitched Smile Publications, as she runs her business. Since her company picked my novel up for publication, I’ve had a chance to get to know her and her company. She’s an exceptional example of the many women who work endlessly to bring horror to the masses. Continue reading