Category Archives: #ReadLocal

The BS on Bitter Suites

Now that the book release dust has settled, it’s time for an update. I have three copies of Bitter Suites left from the Crypticon weekend. That was the best author event I’ve had to date, I think. I hooked up … Continue reading

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“No Words Needed”

Ever want to know what it’s like to work at an Amazon factory? I can’t really say because I’ve “executed a Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreement with the Company.” Fortunately, there is always a way to tell the truth through fiction. … Continue reading

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Exquisite Corpse for July: ‘Toxicated

The third Exquisite Corpse is ready to be exhumed and put on display. This one had no rules so contributors just gave me a random line. I love how they turned out when put together. I feel like there is … Continue reading

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But 1 Bitter Suites, Get 1 Half Off

Newsflash! Amazon Prime Day has arrived and here’s a chance to save big on Bitter Suites!  Buy one Bitter Suites book, get one half off with discount code PRIMEBOOKS18 on Amazon for Prime Day. Expires midnight July 17. Book a … Continue reading

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Last Day of Crypticon

Last day of Crypticon and we are looking forward to getting some rest tonight. If nothing exciting happens today at all we will still go home happy. It’s been a great event and I’m planning on visiting next year already. … Continue reading

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Reviews Contest: Win $25—100 Amazon Gift Card

Crypticon is going really well and I’m thrilled with how excited readers are about the Bitter Suites. That makes me excited. Writers write to be read, right? I’m so excited I think it’s time for a contest. I want to … Continue reading

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Bitter Suites Back Online!

I’ve been getting messages that Bitter Suites has been listed as unavailable on Amazon. Yes, it has been unavailable and that is my fault. I decided to add a blurb to the back cover ahead of Crypticon and didn’t think … Continue reading

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Feed the Authors

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“Band-Aid” Body Horror

As I struggle with getting back on a day schedule I think I’ll cheat and repost another of my assignments from the Horror Writer Association’s online writing workshop. This assignment was to write “body horror,” a genre I’ve never explored. Body … Continue reading

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Officially Finished at Amazon

As of last night I am officially no longer working for an Amazon Fulfillment Center. It’s been a challenging job that pushed me, physically and mentally, to my extremes. I met and became friends with some of the best people, … Continue reading

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