Category Archives: The Writing Life

Dark Divinations and the Reading of Entrails

Today’s story from Naching T. Kassa–who also edited this anthology for Horror Addicts.net–“They Wound Like Worms,” is in epistolary form (though, obviously, not a novel as discussed on that link.) It deals with the reading of entrails. This form of … Continue reading

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Whatever Will Be, Will Be…or Will It?

Today’s fortune-telling from Dark Divinations explores echoes of the future seen through a scrying mirror in “The Pocket Watch.” Paired with the watch is a journal that reveals a sinister curse. We are not talking about the Future Echoes from … Continue reading

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Dark Divinations and Stichomancy

Stichomancy, or Bibliomancy, is our next form of divination to discuss from Dark Divinations. This time, we feature not one but two stories, as both “Damnation in Venice” by Joe L. Murr and “Miss Mae’s Prayers” by H.R.R. Gorman deal … Continue reading

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Dark Divinations and Dream Interpretation

Continuing with the theme of exploring the divination forms in the Dark Divinations anthology from Horror Addicts.net Press, today’s topic is the interpretation of dreams. I just read the story about dreams in the book, and it is chilling…well done, … Continue reading

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Meet the Main Crew of the Moonbeam

For my own stop on the current blog tour, I thought I would dive a little deeper into the characters in Mutiny on the Moonbeam. Look into their histories and motivations a bit, and maybe play “if I were casting … Continue reading

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Been Awhile…

…with no real excuse, but I have been busy. Since SoonerCon, I have attended three shows,  released two books, and signed several contracts. Book Two of The Conn-Mann Chronicles is now available. The Nearly Notorious Nun is on Kindle and … Continue reading

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Taking it easy…

Today’s post is just some of my favorite costumes from SoonerCon last weekend. đŸ™‚  

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

So many things spinning in my head. Books to edit, books to write, short stories to finish…I really don’t need anything more on my plate. But there are these pesky bills to pay…and I have been kicking around ideas on … Continue reading

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Stunning Steampunk Cover Reveal!

Heliodor, by Shannon Wendtland Malfric sees through the eyes of the dead – literally reliving their last moments as if they were his own. This ability is highly sought and highly priced, which is why the unscrupulous Captain Finch hires … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Eliza Maxwell

  I had the pleasure several months ago of reading The Grave Tender by Eliza Maxwell, an extremely powerful debut novel. Ms. Maxwell will be joining our Mystery Readers meeting next Saturday in Georgetown, so I asked her if she … Continue reading

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