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Come Write with Me

I am now an event organizer for Shut Up & Write! In the Before Times, I used to attend two Shut Up & Write groups that met in cafes in San Francisco. Since the pandemic trapped me at home, I’ve … Continue reading

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The Brand-New Spooky Writer’s Planner

Do you write horror, speculative fiction, dark fantasy, paranormal romance, or fairy tales? Are you a spooky blogger, macabre nonfiction columnist, or haunt travel vlogger? Are you ready to stop dreaming and be a writer? Are you an author who … Continue reading

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How to Write When You Don’t Feel Up to It

Sometimes, especially lately, it’s hard to do the creative work you want to do. I’ve used a bunch of tricks to get around the blocks. I offer them here, in hopes they’ll inspire you. If you have tricks of your … Continue reading

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5 Questions for John Urbancik

John Urbancik and I met years and years ago at one of the World Horror Conventions. So many years ago that I can’t even tell you which one it was. The first of his books I read was Necropolis, a … Continue reading

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How Collaboration Worked for Lost Angels

I’m doing the final push to finish the sequel to our succubus/angel novel, so I was thinking about how Brian and I wrote the original manuscript that would become Lost Angels and the upcoming Angelus Rose. Brian and I tried … Continue reading

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