And you get a Favorite Things list, and YOU get a Favorite Things list…

TODAY’S BREW: Peppermint Mocha made at home so Not That Good Peppermint Mocha By Julie  I WANT TO MAKE A LIST OF THINGS I WISH I COULD GIVE TO EVERYONE SO HERE WE GO. Granted, I could make 100 of these lists, but these are the ones I can think of right now, so go.Continue reading “And you get a Favorite Things list, and YOU get a Favorite Things list…”

This Most Unholy of Days and How to Make It Simply Frigging Delightful.

TODAY’S BREW: Dunkins’ Hazelnut made at home, which is not surprisingly better by Julie  If you needed further proof of my insanity, I actually look fondly back at retail management on Black Friday. YOU HEARD ME. The excellent thing about being a manager on This Most Unholy of Days was that I could make aContinue reading “This Most Unholy of Days and How to Make It Simply Frigging Delightful.”

My Fave Books This Year and a GIVEAWAY

TODAY’S BREW: Not quite peppermint mocha time yet By Julie  Let’s talk books. Because the world is terrible maybe, and let’s just talk books, okay? Okay! Here are some of my recent favorites that you guys should read. Click on the titles to get them on Amazon. HOUSE OF ASH by Hope Cook. This isContinue reading “My Fave Books This Year and a GIVEAWAY”

Vampires And Water

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Photo by: Roger Bultot Shannon and Nils escaped across the river. The vampire glared at them from across the river. “We’re safe,” said Nils. “Vampires can’t cross running water.” “Are you sure?,” shuddered Shannon. “Maybe they just don’t like it?” Sure enough, the very hungry vampire began swimming across. The…

#PoemsForSickPeople

TODAY’S BREW: herbal tea. I’M SICK GODDAMMIT. By Julie I’ve been so goddamn sick this week, it’s annoyingly inspirational. Taking me out of the game enough that it slowed my readying of the next book to get out, slowed down my editing on the side, all unacceptable. But it is a great feeling to beContinue reading “#PoemsForSickPeople”

Friday the 13th and my Uterus.

TODAY’S BREW: Cinnamon something, just lots of whatever it is. By Julie  All the time I get asked to tell my stories of my weird ailments and my struggles with my period and PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). I speak very openly about it because I refuse to feel YUCKY about my body. I’ve had horridContinue reading “Friday the 13th and my Uterus.”

THE DARK CARNIVAL Has the Goodest Day!

TODAY’S BREW: Eggnog with a sideshot of Folger’s. I LIKE FOLGER’S NOW, FIGHT ME. By Julie  A few years ago I submitted a story to THE DARK CARNIVAL Halloween anthology, and I loved this story. Then this week, Bustle.Com put it in a killer list of Halloween books to read! https://www.bustle.com/p/8-books-like-it-to-read-if-youre-looking-for-more-terrifying-thrills-2355287 Not sure what god we sacrificed evilContinue reading “THE DARK CARNIVAL Has the Goodest Day!”

My October Fun Times List!

TODAY’S BREW: it should be pumpkin, but I’m going with the underrated cinnamon By Julie HOLY MARY MOTHER OF GOD, IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR *builds a cabinet of curiosities, drinks pumpkin beer out of a black cat’s severed head* Like any creep of a writer, I goddamn adore October. Orange isContinue reading “My October Fun Times List!”

The How and Why of Being Important

TODAY’S BREW: National Coffee Day doesn’t end for me. By Julie  I’m excited–unreasonably excited–about my next book release. I admit this. It’s coming on Halloween. But people in Puerto Rico have no water. And Trump is inhuman, and people are suffering, people we can help, yet all he does is insult them and leave themContinue reading “The How and Why of Being Important”