The Ghostly Tales of Burlington

It’s my book’s birthday! Today, The Ghostly Tales of Burlington makes its eerie entrance into the world. This collection of nonfiction stories for readers 8-12 is my third in Arcadia’s Spooky America series, which adapts the popular Haunted America books into volumes for younger readers. My first book explored haunted historical sights all over NewContinue reading “The Ghostly Tales of Burlington”

How to Have a Happy (Spooky) October

October is drawing to a close. Have you enjoyed it to its fullest? Have you drained October of its delicious lifeblood? Have you sucked the marrow of October’s bones? Fear not. October has not yet breathed its last. Even if you’d like to avoid crowds and indoor spaces, there’s still time to celebrate the month’sContinue reading “How to Have a Happy (Spooky) October”

Darkness Follows, Then Laughter Follows After

That’s how my short story, “Darkness Follows,” begins. With a drink and a memory and a knock at the door. I first started this story in 2016 during a Writers’ League of Texas workshop. It was just a page of notes then, but it soon grew into a full story. I titled it “Knocking” andContinue reading “Darkness Follows, Then Laughter Follows After”