Tag: Writing

Happy Holidays

Wow. Where has the time gone? Two years ago, I posted a horror Chrstmas story, Santa. It was one of my earliest works. My (oh my) do I have to say that times do change. I've written so much since then, made some new writing friends, adopted a penname and worked with many editors. I'm ...

Happy Halloween Horror Lovers: $0.99 Horror Fest

Happy Halloween! When you find time between watching scary movies and doing some candy and/or costume shopping, get your hands on some horror ebooks for only $0.99. The sale ends on November 3rd so don't miss it: $0.99 Horror Fest Have fun!

Onlinebookclub’s review of When We Swing

The Onlinebookclub did a review of my dark erotic thriller, When We Swing. Here's an excerpt: ...The novel rotates among all the characters so we can get a glimpse into their thoughts and feelings towards each other- and it isn't pretty. All six are all hiding secrets and hatching private plans, forming a Rubik's cube ...

Order Michigan’s Emerging Writers Anthology

I am proud to announce that one of my short stories has been chosen to be published in Z Publishing's Michigan's Emerging Writer's Anthology this year! It's out today. Go grab your copy! Genre: Multi Genre fiction By: Some Emerging Michigan Writers https://www.amazon.com/dp/1725001144/  

Book Review: The Vampire of Downing Street and Other Stories by Amy Cross

  The Vampire of Downing Street and Other Stories By: Amy Cross Genre: Horror, short story collection Rating: 3/5 stars From the title, I thought I was digging into a raunchy, modern day collection of short stories based around a vampire. I've been looking for these lately. But only one of the stories fit that ...

Book Review: Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

I listened this on Audible and was hooked until the end. 

With a New Name Comes a Free Ebook

I've adopted a pen name. Yeah I know my real name is pretty sweet but because of my day job, I was forced to change it in the efforts to detach the day time me (or night time because I work nights) from the dark writer me. Thanks to my family, friends and Facebook writer ...

The Classic Corner: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

Every now again, I indulge in the classics. Well, they're classics to me. If I thoroughly enjoy it, I will post a short review for it. This time around, I'm going to share my thoughts on A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. Yes, I posted this to Goodreads and in my Facebook group already (duh). ...

Dark Fiction Reviews and Recommendations

Good Morning! I created a Facebook group to share thriller, suspense and horror book reviews and recommendations. If you are a dark fiction author, you can share your books but only if you have a photo of a review from one of your happy readers along with a beautiful cover. Dark poetry? Share it. This ...

Perfecting My Writing Process– What I learned

I’m a novice in the field of writing fiction. I don’t have an English degree, I don’t blog often, and I am not well-read in the classics. But after realizing how much fun writing was, the ideas kept flowing. Really. I have writing ideas that’ll take me up to 2027. But there is more to ...

Release Day!

Happy Tuesday! It's release day for When We Swing and I have to say thanks for the reads and reviews thus far! Wow. It's a hell of a twisted read and I'm happy to have released it. I had fun writing it and I can't help but smile at the response so far. IF I could ...

Kyla, what’s dark fiction?

"You write dark fiction? That's cool. What's that again?" I get this all the time. According to online dictionaries, dark fiction explores the heinous and taboo ideas of the 'human monster'. It's realistic; these people exist. We know them personally or see them on the news. But my definition includes that and a few other ...