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Out today! Tales for the Camp Fire

As you may have already heard, I’ve spent the last four months editing Tales for the Camp Fire, a collection of short stories by Northern California horror writers. The book will raise money for survivors of last year’s devastating wildfire, … Continue reading

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Behind “Still Life with Shattered Glass”

After I graduated from the University of Michigan, I got my first grownup job as the Undergraduate Secretary in the English Department.  It turned out to be a hell job that had burned out the last several women who’d held … Continue reading

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The Mortician’s Gift

Every year I repost the true story of my Halloween visit to the Westgate Gallery in New Orleans.  The story originally appeared in Morbid Curiosity magazine, and was reprinted in Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues. (I still have some paperback … Continue reading

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5 Questions for Erin Sweet Al-Mehairi

Erin Sweet Al-Mehairi has Bachelor of Arts degrees in English, Journalism, and History. She has 20 years of experience in the communication and marketing fields and is currently a writer, journalist, editor, publicist, and a consultant, among many other things. … Continue reading

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Behind “Last-Born”

Whenever I start to write a story about Alondra DeCourval, I usually don’t have any idea what the story will be about. Generally, I’m inspired to write about her in a new location. I throw her together with some characters, … Continue reading

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