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Morbid Is as Morbid Does · 6h ago

Taking my Morbid Curiosity on the Road

It’s an annual tradition that I post my true Halloween story “The Mortician’s Gift.” This is a reminder that I’ll be on tour in Southern California in support of 199 Cemeteries to See Before...
Morbid Is as Morbid Does · 2d ago

My Memorial Tattoo

My brother died suddenly at the age of 36. Today would have been his 52nd birthday. When he died, I felt as if I’d lost an arm. Allen and I hadn’t been close as kids, but as two kids growing...
Morbid Is as Morbid Does · 4d ago

Borderlands at the Lit Crawl

Join me at Borderlands Books this Saturday at 6:30 for Phase 2 of the Lit Crawl.  I’ll be reading with Sarah Gailey (River of Teeth), Sarah Kuhn (Heroine Complex), and Carter Scholz (a huge ...
Morbid Is as Morbid Does · 5d ago

199 Cemeteries link round-up

I have a momentary breather between book events, so I wanted to collect up all the links so far for the press and guest posts I’ve been doing for 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die. The to...
Morbid Is as Morbid Does · 1W ago

Join Me at Borderlands Today

So many good things have happened in the last week that I am having trouble keeping up with them all.  I keep thinking of things I want to blog about, but then the next shiny opportunity com...
Morbid Is as Morbid Does · 3W ago

Soon…199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die

We’re about a week away from the publication of 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die.  The book has already been sighted on the shelves at Christopher’s Books in San Francisco. Borderlands B...
Morbid Is as Morbid Does · 3W ago

Behind Guardian of the Golden Gate

I’ve been writing stories about Alondra DeCourval for years and years. “Guardian of the Golden Gate,” which just appeared in the Strange California anthology, is the tenth to be published. T...
Morbid Is as Morbid Does · 4W ago

Wings Unseen

I met Rebecca Gomez Farrell almost a year ago, when she came to Martuni’s for the Literary Speakeasy. We read together in March when she set up the Broad Universe RFR at FogCon and again in ...
Morbid Is as Morbid Does · 4W ago

4-Question Interview: Loren Rhoads

Originally posted on The Merry Ghost Hunter: In a recent online discussion, I tried to boil down the difference between occult detective fiction and urban fantasy to simple math: “5 vampires...
Morbid Is as Morbid Does · 1M ago

Death Salon Seattle

It’s taken me all week to decompress from my jam-packed weekend in Seattle. This was the seventh Death Salon (the third I’ve attended) and I met so many amazing, curious — dare I say morbid ...