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Behind “The Fatal Book”

In 2005, the writers club I grew up in invited me to join them for a reading at the Borders Books in Flint, Michigan. I was thrilled by the invitation. This was the group to whom I first read my … Continue reading

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Behind “A Curiosity of Shadows”

Early in 2010, I was invited to join a retreat of horror writers at a historic mansion in Northern California. I knew several of the other authors by name and reputation, but the only other person I knew personally was … Continue reading

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Alondra’s Influences

When I was in high school, I read a book about a woman who was believed to be a witch but was actually just a misunderstood, transplanted girl from Barbados who ended up living with a Puritan family.  The book, … Continue reading

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2017 Press and Radio

My chief lesson in 2017, when it came to work, was what exactly a big publishing house could do for me.  199 Cemeteries is my 11th book. I’ve worked with independent presses big and small, as well as running my … 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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