Category Archives: #amthinking

MY UN-CELEBRATORY STANCE ON FIREWORKS

As many in America are celebrating Independence Day, I will be trying to calm down Dante, our poor 120 pound anxiety inflicted dog. Of all the dogs we live with, he’s the most sensitive to fireworks and thunder. With fireworks … Continue reading

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PASS THE BUCKS: HWA SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS OPEN

Looking for some funding to further your writing career? There are many resources available from Horror Writers Association to support horror creatives and HWA membership is not required. It’s like stimulus for creatives but act now. The deadline to apply … Continue reading

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IS SECOND LIFE HAVING A SECOND LIFE?

Back in 2011 I finished my first book. I was in Australia so most of my friends were back in the US. When you are an indie published first author with no platform, your friends are most likely going to … Continue reading

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SURPRISE! I HAVE AN ART EXHIBIT

I have art on display at the Kultivate Spring Exhibition from June 7-13. Yes, you read that right. I do sometimes “art,” but it’s not something I pursue regularly. I don’t have time after the magazine and my own writing, … Continue reading

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ALL THE MAY-HEM

The short version: 8 panels, 2 readings, 2 books published, 2 stories written/sold, 2 conventions attended, 1 acceptance speech, 1 Horror University class taught, 1 column, 500 new friends and countless new things learned… Continue reading

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A DECADE OF INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING

Ten years ago today I self-published my first book, End of Mae. Wonder what it’s really like to be a self published author? Here are the facts and figures. Continue reading

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BALTICON TODAY: GENRE, SELF-PUBS AND A READING

Final day at Balticon 55 and it’s a long one. I have three events again with plans to check out a lot of the other going-ons. I’ll try to come back in between to leave summaries. If you haven’t already, sign up … Continue reading

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BALTICON TODAY: FLASH, FREELANCING AND WARNING SIGNS

Another beautiful day at Balticon 55! I have three events today, but there are so many awesome things to check out I’ll be bouncing around everywhere. I’ll try to come back between events to leave summaries. Sign up for the entire convention … Continue reading

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BALTICON TODAY: ASIAN HORROR AND OTHERNESS

Several of the Black Cranes gather to discuss promoting diverse voices, and how cultural backgrounds affect our fiction. Sign up for the entire convention is FREE… details here. Come check out all the great events. I’ll try to come back and … Continue reading

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COMPLETE BALTICON SCHEDULE

Busy weekend ahead at Balticon 55! I have seven events this weekend. Sign up for the entire convention is FREE… details here. Come check out all the great events. I’ll be posting my schedule daily and try to add summaries … Continue reading

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