Literally Dead

Release Date: October 1, 2022 Featuring my darkly humorous original short story “The Ghost Lake Mermaid” – for fellow fans of ghosts, mermaids…and K-dramas! 😁 The Ghost Lake Mermaid and her best friend Jinna welcome a new ghost, whose presence unravels the mysteries of Buckle Springs and the Merry Death Bridge… *As an Affiliate, I may earn on qualifying…

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Shattering the Glass Slipper

Release date: August 1, 2022 Featuring my original story “Dear Auntie Star” – An orphan girl (Star) rescues a cursed raven princess and a magic ring from an evil wizard in Egypt, then grows up to become a time traveling Agony Aunt/Fairy Godmother whose advice helps everyone but herself. Dear Someone, I have stoppered this message up inside a…

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Castle of Horror LOVE GONE WRONG Launch Party!

Join the authors of the new Castle of Horror Anthology: Love Gone Wrong in a discussion of this new collection! The Castle of Horror authors are back with a brand-new collection of stories intended to curdle the blood and freeze the heart! This time the theme is love– family love, romantic love, dedicated love, obsessive love, but what they…

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FREE FICTION: “The Invisible Girl”

1.) “Flash fiction” is REALLY short fiction, usually under 1500 words. A quick read.2.) I wrote this piece during a Fun & Games Salon session with Tempest–click here to join us next time! 3.) If you’ve been following me on social media (specifically Twitter) you know I’ve had a really rough few weeks. But during that time, I sold…

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The Castle of Horror Anthology Collection

“A Poor Man’s Roses by Alethea Kontis: Probably my favorite of the book, this story blends far future sci-fi worldbuilding with the gothic “woman in peril” seamlessly. The author has a strong voice and uses an inner monologue which may not be for everybody, but it was definitely a high point for me. The conclusion is especially impressive, as advanced…

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Happy Twisted Holidays

My Criminal Minds/NCIS holiday-themed twisted short story mashup is now available as a solo story! It’s 2020 — why not? “DEAR SANTA, PLEASE SAVE ME.” Thanks to rampant worldwide consumerism, dear old Saint Nick retired long ago to an undisclosed location. But when a disturbing “Dear Santa” letter is received by the Santa Mail office in Alaska, a former…

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