Genre Chick Interview: Sarah Pinborough

Sarah Pinborough, the British Grace Kelly of the horror genre, is riding high–having just won a British Fantasy Award for her short story “Do You See”–and in a few weeks she is up for the World Fantasy Award for her short “Our Man in the Sudan.” Anyone who follows her on Twitter knows that she’s a jet-setting wine connoisseur…

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HCH on Fictionwise

For those savvy tech people, Harlan County Horrors is now available on Fictionwise. And they’re having a big sale on horror right now, so it’s only like three bucks. What are you waiting for? Go for it. What better way to get in the mood for Halloween?

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Lora Innes Interview @ Fantasy Magazine

I got a copy of THE DREAMER graphic novel from IDW and immediately fell in love (Click on the banner above — you can check it all out online!). So much so that I contacted Lora Innes — the comic’s dynamic and fabulously talented writer/illustrator — to see if I could do an interview with her. She said yes. And…

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Happy Anniversary, Soteria & Charles!

Soteria & Charles have been married two years today — hooray! The rest of us remember what was one of the coolest weddings in history — held at the Charleston Aquarium, my father officiating, Soteria walking down the steps in her customized designer gown to a string-version of The Pixies’ “Where is My Mind?”, my nephew cracking us all…

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The Fairest of Them All

Dude…of course I’m totally talking about me. Yeah. That goober there in the picture with the chibi eyes and the face of a Muppet. The one and only Alethea Madeleine Kontis, a.k.a Princess Alethea. Moi. Yes, Alethea is my real, mom-and-dad given name. The Princess title was inevitable…like a freight train down the track, it was simply a long…

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2009 Southern Festival of Books (with pics)

The Young, Fanged, & Undead panel — David MacInnis Gill, Daniel Waters, Melissa de la Cruz, and me. We had a TON of fun. I love making new friends (barring David, whom I’ve known like forever). There are a few more pics here. BFFs: The Soul-Seller, the Necromancer, the Vampiress, and the Princess

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Been feeling a bit like this lately

..like a rainbow caught in a storm. Also, I’m in the thick of novel revisions/rewrites. Your regularly scheduled blog will return…um…yeah. And it’s not like I’m not constantly on Twitter or anything. I’m still alive and kicking. And beautiful. And caught in a storm…

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Princess Alethea’s Magical Elixir

The new Princess Alethea’s Magical Elixir reviews are up over at Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show! This month I discuss: Title: Rogue Angel: Destiny (audiobook) Author: Alex Archer Publisher: GraphicAudio EAN: 9781599502052 Title: Bad Moon Rising Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Publisher: St. Martin’s Press EAN: 9780312369491 Title: Ophelia Joins the Group Maidens Who Don’t Float: Classic Lit Signs on…

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“A Poor Man’s Roses” now up at Apex

Excerpt: At first, she sang to remember. It was a way to pass the long, dark time, a way to drown out the buzz in her head when the earth shook and the bunker rattled, a way to live outside the bars of her cage, to be a woman who smoked and drank, flirted and pined, flipped her pin…

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