I was tickled pink to be interviewed by fellow author (and Bigfoot expert) Lionel Ray Green for his Fresh Blood series. Check it out! AND I got my first review for my upcoming dystopian novella, Dog Meat! Pax on her YouTube channel enjoyed, um, had fun with, uh... maybe you should just see what she … Continue reading An Interview and My First Dog Meat Review!
I’m so excited! It’s a cover reveal for my debut novella, Dog Meat! My thanks goes to Potter's Grove Press for taking me on. Dog Meat takes place in a dystopian setting called the Colony. The Colony is fictional. The dogs’ nightmare is real. It’s a gritty cover for a gritty story. Dog Meat by … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Dog Meat
Have you noticed all the Westerns lately? They’re sneaking into all sorts of genres. Here’s a sampling: Western Cosmic Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s “Wish Bones“ in Dead Stars and Stone Arches: A Collection of Utah Horror ed by C.R. Langille https://www.amazon.com/Dead-Stars-Stone-Arches-Collection-ebook/dp/B09XGPTZY8 Schoonover with her sophisticated plots and character insight has become an auto-buy author for me. … Continue reading The Western
1877 Anna Sewell wrote Black Beauty in 1877. If you’ve read the story you might remember the horrific chopped tail flashback, the beatings, and Black Beauty’s infected feet. Sewell’s story was so effective in educating people about the need to treat horses properly that the Massachusetts SPCA sponsored the book’s publication in the States. 1995 … Continue reading Using Real Life Horrors in Fiction or, “Why would anyone write about THAT?”
I love 34 Orchard, and I especially love this issue because it contains my little horror story, "Mollusk Madness"! In this excerpt, it's dark outside, and mollusk expert Katrina is studying her slugs: Back in the garden, I kneel and aim my headlamp at the mulch. The slugs’ crisscross trails of mucus glow pink in … Continue reading Out Today: 34 Orchard Literary Journal, Issue 5!
Two alternate-history dystopian stories: The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick. What if the Axis alliance had won WWII instead?SS-GB by Len Deighton is the British cousin of The Man in the High Castle. Two literary dystopian stories: Armageddon House by Michael Griffin is a bleak, futuristic novella. It’s like Groundhog Day meets … Continue reading Alternate-History, Literary, Disturbing