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”

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”

Reasons to Celebrate

Life is still weird, and some days are hard, so it’s especially nice when you find a few reasons to celebrate. September has gifted me with some good ones. Reason to Celebrate #1: FALL The official start of fall is still a few days away, but last week the Texas summer took its leave. TheContinue reading “Reasons to Celebrate”