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DOGCON4: Philadelphia, PA

It seems like it was just yesterday when I was standing in Jen and John’s kitchen, covered in marshmallow as I tried to bake treats for the first DogCon with Heidi Ruby Miller . Three wonderful and productive years have since passed, and as I write this, I’m slowly recovering from DogCon 4, which took place in Philadelphia, PA. I say recover because during this trip I went to prison, looked at dead things in jars, won a championship belt, became a bridesmaid, and caught up with old friends while making new friends in the process. William and I left fairly early in the morning for what would be our first road trip together as a couple. I baked muffins, he picked me up in in a spider costume, and that, my friends, pretty much describes our relationship in a nutshell, but I digress. We got into the city later than we expected because the Pennsylvania Turnpike is actually the 10 th circle of Hell, but what awaited us in the city was well worth the wait. We ate at one of Bobby Flay’s

Confessions of a Writer Tag

I was tagged by fellow author, J. L. Gribble , to complete a 20-question survey designed to get to know authors in the blog-o-sphere. For the original post on the tag and the participation guidelines, go here . Was being a writer something you always aspired to be? I knew I wanted to be a writer when I was in third grade and my game plan has never wavered. As long as it’s fun, I’ll keep doing it. I have no intention of stopping. What genre do you write? Horror. Dark Fantasy. Erotica. Can you tell us a little about your current work in progress? When did you start working on this project? My current WIP is The Color White , which is the novelization of my poetry collection Hysteria: A Collection of Madness . It goes throughout the poems and tells the story of Samantha Irving and how she became my muse of madness. What was your first piece that you can remember writing? What was it about? I wrote a story about a little girl whose mother was tortured and raped by a tra