For once, my schedule is pretty clear this entire week for working on my novel (except for that one day that I plan to eat myself into a turkey and pie coma). In order to keep it freed up, I’m limiting the time and brainpower I spend on other things (like this blog) throughout … More Deleted Scene: Ghost of a Chance, #2
I had wanted to write an actual blog post for the back half of this week, but it turns out that after a week of writing and pitching freelance articles, I just don’t have the brain power for anything too thinky. Normally when that happens I would just update you on how the book is … More Friday Links: Weeping Women, Horror-Writing Robots, and Ghostly Novels
It’s an oldie, but a goodie: back in 2007, before iPhones, before Paranormal Activity, before Marble Hornets, the video diary of Louise Paxton caused quite a stir on YouTube. Having just moved into her south London flat, Paxton initially started the vlog as a way to show off her living space and keep in touch with friends … More Stuff I Think You’ll Like: Louise is Missing
Here’s the replay of this morning’s Facebook Live, in which I discuss my writing obligations for this week and set myself a challenge. Featuring a cameo appearance by Pete the Chihuahua. PS – Could Facebook have picked out a less flattering thumbnail shot?
Gross-Tinz, Germany, 1892: a ten-year-old girl develops a tremor in her right hand, which quickly escalates to full-body seizures. Soon after, 19 other students are similarly afflicted. Doctors are stumped as to the cause. Montreal, 1894: at a ladies’ seminary, sixty students suffer mysterious seizures with no known medical cause. Bellevue, Louisiana, 1939: a … More Restless Oklahoma: What is Going on in Dewey Public Schools?
Christine “Chris” Wilson, the protagonist in Kindred Spirits and subsequent books in the series, started out as a supporting character in the original Restless Spirits. Ron Wilson’s younger sister, Chris has an ability to see and communicate with spirits that manifested when she was a child, shortly after the death of their mother. Chris was integral in helping … More Character Inspiration: Chris Wilson
Happy Monday! I did a short Facebook Live this morning in which I talk about my writing plans for the week (watch it below). Want this to be a regular thing? Then be sure to like and/or comment (here or on Facebook) to let me know!
Happy National Novel Writing Month to those who are participating this year! I’m not, because I’ve still got six-and-a-alf chapters left to write on Bound Spirits, but I’m hoping to tap into the collective creative energy that’s in the air this month to make that last push to the finish line. But if you’re in … More NaNoWriMo, an update on my dog, and a Bound Spirits progress report
So apparently you can embed Facebook live videos in WordPress. Who knew? (Probably everybody who isn’t me.) At any rate, here’s me reading my short story “Snack Machine” from Midnight Snacks. I hope you enjoy it, and I hope you have a fun, safe and joy-filled Halloween!
I’ll be doing a live reading of my horror short story “Snack Machine” tomorrow (that’s Halloween day, 2017 in case you’re reading this post way in the future) on my Facebook page, and I’d love to see you there! Click here to visit my Facebook page, and if you don’t already, like it and turn … More Join Me for Halloween Storytime!