Spontaneous Human Combustion is a Bram Stoker Award Finalist!
It’s official! Spontaneous Human Combustion has been nominated for a Bram Stoker Award in the Fiction Collection category! The email just went out. Best of luck to everyone on the ballot—so many friends, peers, and students. Very exciting.
I’m Open to New Editing Clients
Posted on March 30, 2020 Leave a Comment
Just wanted to let you all know that I will have a little extra time this summer in case you have a novel that needs editing. Here are some of my past clients and projects—over 100 titles going back to 2013 (with many new titles being shopped right now). For more information on rates and […]
“Ring of Fire” Makes Preliminary Bram Stoker Award Ballot!
Posted on January 21, 2020 1 Comment
I’m thrilled to announce my novelette, “Ring of Fire,” has made the preliminary ballot for the Bram Stoker Award in the Long Fiction category. This was one of the most difficult stories I’ve ever written. I knew going in that pairing horror and lust was going to be difficult—not echoing Hellraiser, avoiding anything that […]
BEHOLD!: Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders wins Bram Stoker Award!
Posted on March 4, 2018 Leave a Comment
So excited to announce that BEHOLD!: Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders (Crystal Lake Publishing) has won the Bram Stoker Award for Best Anthology. Doug Murano was an excellent editor, always a pleasure to work with him. My story “Hiraeth” was really out there, and Doug worked with me on it, and even accepted the EDGIER version, […]
Posted on June 10, 2013 2 Comments
I’ve been working with a number of authors for the past couple of years now. If you need help with a short story or novel, everything from big picture edits (what’s working and what isn’t, why doesn’t this have the impact I want, conflict, plot, setting, etc.) to up close edits (typos, grammar, tense, dialogue, […]
Blurbs are in for Staring Into the Abyss (Kraken Press) out in March.
Posted on February 19, 2013 2 Comments
Thank you so much to Lisa, Kealan, Damien, Max and Caren. These are five fantastic authors, and I’m honored to have their support for this collection. “The stories in STARING INTO THE ABYSS are little literary predators that are smart, savage, and stealthy, with a lethal pounce at the end. Readers who enjoy finely-crafted and […]