Ten years ago, I started writing for Blogcritics Magazine, especially about the TV series House, M.D., starring Hugh Laurie. More than that, writing for BC and about House re-launched my writing career, leading me on a publishing journey, multiple books (including The Apothecary’s Curse) and a whole lot or fun. With that in mind, I’m reposting […]
You might think that a four-day Horror Writers Association Convention (AKA StokerCon 2017), especially aboard the legendary Queen Mary (long-said to be haunted) would be a weekend of spooky stares, chilly gazes and furtive glances. After all, among us were writers who thrill their fans with slashers, werewolves, vampires, various other monsters (some human, some […]
As I look forward to attending next week’s StokerCon in Los Angeles aboard the legendary Queen Mary, I’m planning a series of blogs that takes readers behind the scenes of The Apothecary’s Curse. In this first post, I wanted to explore the locations I used for the novel (and perhaps hint at a couple other […]
Happy New Year. Taking a look back on my year in publishing (phew!!!) and looking ahead to 2017.
From Chasing Zebras: The Unofficial Guide to House, M.D. to writing The Apothecary’s Curse–an intangible thread.
I am incredibly thrilled to be able to show you, my dear readers, the glorious cover created for The Apothecary’s Curse. With artwork by the fabulous Galen Dara, the cover reveals in a swirl of detail so many little clues and insights into the book itself: the Chicago skyline, London’s Victorian skyline. A complex tree seeming […]