Inspiring a Haunted House

Whickering Place just released yesterday, and I’m so excited about this story, the characters, and the setting. Before I even started writing, I knew I wanted to set the follow-up to The Meadows in Asheville, North Carolina. Asheville is one of my favorite towns in the world. It’s an artsy mountain setting and one of… Continue reading Inspiring a Haunted House

The Dark Side of Whickering Place

This house nearly killed me. Not literally, of course, but writing about it was not easy. Whickering Place comes out on Tuesday. This is probably one of the toughest novels I’ve ever written, for a variety of reasons. First of all, I was trying to finish it just as my best friend passed away from… Continue reading The Dark Side of Whickering Place

Monday Reads

What are you reading? Currently, I'm reading one of my new favorite authors, Darcy Coates. If you haven't read one of her books and you like scary fiction, don't walk--run--and buy one of her books. I'm pretty sure you'll love it. The Carrow Haunt is her newest. "The dead are restless here..." Carrow House has… Continue reading Monday Reads

P is for Paranormal Romance (and #Preorder)

Girl meets vampire. Girl loses vampire and settles for wolf instead. Or phantom. Or hybrid. Or shapeshifter. Paranormal romance is a bit of strange concept. But it's incredibly popular. For those who aren't quite sure what a paranormal romance is, it's a genre that amalgamates romance, speculative, fantasy, and horror. I may not be getting… Continue reading P is for Paranormal Romance (and #Preorder)