House of Mourning: Prologue

House of Mourning: Prologue

May 28, 1980 Tripping on her way up the narrow stairs, Valerie Allen unwittingly announced her presence on the top floor of the hospital. Screams erupted as the female patients allowed to roam the floor took in the fresh blood on her gown, the terror on her face....
First draft of House of Mourning is done

First draft of House of Mourning is done

Very happy to announce that 135k+ words and 37 chapters later, I’ve finished House of Mourning. It took me about 2 years and here’s hoping the edit doesn’t take that long. While it’s not my first novel, it is my first horror novel and I’m...
Emo is Back!

Emo is Back!

Well, the unthinkable happened this past week. After 8 years, My Chemical Romance put out a new track. That’s significant enough for most of us who were in that 2000s emo movement, right? The song is “Foundations of Decay.” It’s an epic dark...
House of Mourning Excerpt: Nola

House of Mourning Excerpt: Nola

Almost done. Here’s a piece from the later chapters. I can’t wait for you to meet Nola.  “Hey there Father Damien,” he said. “What are you planning to do with that?” “I’m planning on taking my friend here and leaving the rest of you to whatever weird shit...
Finishing the first draft

Finishing the first draft

I’m almost done with House of Mourning. I’ve got 31 chapters and just over 114k words at the moment. I need to end it on the right note, start the sequel, and then polish it up this summer. With any luck, I’ll find an agent or a publisher for the...