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Allshorts Cover

Late last year, Awesome Indies published Awesome Allshorts: Last Days, Lost Ways, the first of a series of planned anthologies. Last Days, Lost Ways contains stories by 21 authors, including Tahlia Newland, Dixiane Hallaj, Bill Kirton, Shauna Bickley — and me. I'm honored to have my story "Smilin' Mike" published in the company of stories by…

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Grammar Nazi Thumbnail

She's back! Grammar Nazi is here to remind me that, no matter how hard I try, I'm doomed to be a screw-up and a loser. And the worst part is that no matter how mercilessly she harasses me, I need her…

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Girl with Flowers

If a writer must mark a character for death, it's safer to choose one that readers hate. In my novel Talion Norlene Jakes falls victim to the sadistic serial killer Rad Sanders, the Professor of Death. Rad kills her to make an impression on her stepdaughter Lu, for whom he has special plans. Norlene is hard to…

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The Darkness Cover

Bill Kirton's The Darkness charts the moral journey of a doctor who succumbs to fantasies of revenge. Dr. Andrew Davidson seeks justice for his brother, who commits suicide after his wife and daughter die in a car crash. He wants to punish not just the drunk driver who caused the accident, but other sociopaths who…

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Diamond-Peak-Cover Detail

Today's guest post  comes at a significant moment for me. I'm in the process of choosing a cover for my new novel Daemon Seer. Every one of my options features a woman's face — the face of my protagonist, Lu. Why? Because covers in Daemon Seer's genre usually follow this pattern, and the graphic designer…

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