Tag Archives: San Francisco

Behind “The Shattered Rose”

When I first moved to San Francisco, I lived in between the Castro neighborhood and Haight-Ashbury. The house, an old Victorian that survived the 1906 earthquake, became a focal point for a large group of friends. Quite often we’d go … Continue reading

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Alondra’s Experiments

“The three stories collected in Alondra’s Experiments are filled with sensual magic that whispers like velvet. Alondra DeCourval walks with monsters, magicians, and old and deep power. Be prepared to be absorbed into her world.” — Martha J. Allard, author … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo Write-in Tonight

For the third year in a row, I’m hosting a series of National Novel Writing Month write-ins at Borderlands Cafe in San Francisco’s Mission District. This year they’ll take place on Wednesday nights from 6-8 pm (except for 11/15, when … Continue reading

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Martini Bar of Horrors tonight!

Tonight is my final event for 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die. James J. Siegel, the host with the most, describes it like this: Halloween is almost here! And so is Literary Speakeasy’s Martini Bar of Horrors! We have five … Continue reading

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Behind Guardian of the Golden Gate

I’ve been writing stories about Alondra DeCourval for years and years. “Guardian of the Golden Gate,” which just appeared in the Strange California anthology, is the tenth to be published. The others have appeared in the books Best New Horror … Continue reading

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