Mental Health and “The Joker”

Why the stigma against mental health needs to stop, and why films like “The Joker” are important, and more than just a comic book movie.

“The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood Is More Than Just Fiction

Most likely, if you are reading this you are either a fan of me (yay) or a fan of Margaret Atwood (also, yay). I am a fan of both. The Handmaid’s Tale I admit, when I first read The Handmaid’s Tale in college I wasn’t blown away by it. I just didn’t get it at …

Available for Pre-Order Now!

You can now pre-order the short story anthology Trickster’s Treats 3 and you’ll get to read my short story called “I Want It” — along with some other great and spooky stories! Proceeds will go to the charity:water organization! So your money benefits an important cause AND you get some awesome stories! Pre-order your copy …

Fictional Friday!

When I started this blog I knew I’d have some weeks where it would be a struggle to come up with content I feel passionate enough about to post on. I have a post written, but it doesn’t feel like quite the “right” time for it, so I am going to hold onto it for …

5 Questions For a Creator: Heather Rigney

This week I got to chat with author/creator Heather Rigney! Heather is a fiction writer, blogger, journalist, and art teacher based in Rhode Island. She is the author of The Merrow Trilogy –a dark, historical fantasy novel that deals with homicidal mermaids, the colonial suppression of women, and a present-day alcoholic funeral director trying to …

A Bit of Fiction for Friday!

In July my fiancé Frankie showed me a contest that a local magazine, Motif, was having as part of the upcoming NecronomiCON celebration. Here in Rhode Island we have wicked love for all things weird, as well as all things HP Lovecraft. (In case you didn’t know, Lovecraft was born in Providence, hence our love …

Flash Fiction and Booksie

I am always on the hunt for writing contests and fun ways to stretch myself with my writing. Last month I found this fun writing prompt on Booksie, along with a flash fiction contest I could enter into for free. Image credit: Frankie B. Washington What’s fun is that I can see how many people …

5 Questions For a Creator: Penny Dreadful

This week I got to chat with Penny Dreadful, the host of a horror show called Shilling Shockers that airs on television channels throughout the country. If you haven’t checked out her show, do so immediately, it’s loads of fun! Penny, aka, Danielle Gelehrter is an actress, writer, and comedian from Massachusetts. In the persona …