Hop, Skip, and Go Naked!

Join us tomorrow on Facebook for a hilarious and sorta scandalous good time! As many of you already know, I am dipping my toes into a new genre: romance! It's a wild and crazy world out there with the other romance writers, but golly-gee, it's sure fun. My first "official" event as a romance writer … Continue reading Hop, Skip, and Go Naked!

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Coming Soon!

PRESS RELEASE Authors Siobhan Kinkade and Melissa McArthur bring you a new series, THE CUPID CONNECTION! THE CUPID CONNECTION is a rollicking good time, following the adventures of a young woman looking for love. The Bachelorette meets The Truman Show in this serialized saga sure to light your fires. Beginning April 11, 2017, a new … Continue reading Coming Soon!

Event: Multi-Author Book Signing

Hi everyone! I just wanted to share that I am going to be part of a multi-author book signing on April 15, 2017. We will be signing TWO of the anthologies I am in: An Improbable Truth and Curious Incidents. So, if you're in the Charlotte, NC, area, please come out to Barnes and Noble … Continue reading Event: Multi-Author Book Signing

Event: Our Books Are Not Free

Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to announce that I will be one of the guest authors at the online event, Our Books Are Not Free. It's a multi-day event, so I hope that you will pop in from time to time to read about all the different and wonderful authors in attendance. My specific … Continue reading Event: Our Books Are Not Free

Coming Soon: TRIALS, Rogue Mage Anthology

The Moments We Remember My writing career is still very young, but there are a few moments that I know I will never forget. The first is the day I was standing in the laundry room and started screaming because I'd opened up my acceptance letter for AN IMPROBABLE TRUTH. Another is the first time … Continue reading Coming Soon: TRIALS, Rogue Mage Anthology

Newsletter!

Do you want a free short story? You know you do... Look at the pretty cover. Don't you want to get your hands on an ePub or Mobi version of that bad boy? Well, you can. And it's free! All you have to do is sign up to get my newsletter. My newsletter goes out … Continue reading Newsletter!

Press Release: We Are Not This

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHARLOTTE SMALL PRESS RELEASES CHARITY ANTHOLOGY PROTESTING HB2 For Details, contact John G. Hartness john@falstaffbooks.com 10/25/16 In an “October Surprise” for Governor Pat McCrory and members of the NC General Assembly, Charlotte-based micro-press Falstaff Books today released We Are Not This – Carolina Writers for Equality. The anthology, a collection of 31 … Continue reading Press Release: We Are Not This

Press Release: Shadows in Salem

FunDead Publications announces release date of new anthology Shadows in Salem release date September 6, 2016 SALEM­ – Shadows in Salem is a collection of spooky short stories set in Salem, MA.  The book features many local authors, as well as authors both near and far.  The book is available to the public on September … Continue reading Press Release: Shadows in Salem

Shadows in Salem Book Trailer

It is with great pleasure that we announce the first FunDead Publications anthology, Shadows in Salem, will be released on September 6, 2016!  Each piece is a work of fiction set in our hometown, S… Source: Shadows in Salem Book Trailer

It’s here!

Mocha Memoirs is offering this micro-anthology for only $3! Or... You can get a copy FREE when you find me at a convention and buy one of my other books!  This anthology includes the TOP TEN finalists for the Mocha Memoirs Women in Horror flash fiction contest. My story "The Damned" is one of the … Continue reading It’s here!

ConGregate: July 15-17

I’ll be in High Point, NC, this weekend as an attending professional at ConGregate: Geek Summer Camp! If you’re in the area (or even if you’re not), come on out and enjoy the con. Say hello to me, grab a business card (with a link to a FREE short story), attend some panels, and visit … Continue reading ConGregate: July 15-17

ConCarolinas is Coming!

ConCarolinas is one of my favorite cons. It’s one that is very close to my heart because it was the first con I ever went to when I first started going to cons, and it was the first con that ever accepted me as a guest. And it happens this weekend! Check out my schedule … Continue reading ConCarolinas is Coming!

Ladies of Horror Competition

Hey, look! I did a thing! I made it to the top ten in the Mocha Memoirs Press: Women in Horror 2016 Flash Fiction contest! The Top Ten stories were chosen by a panel of Mocha Memoirs "Ladies of Horror" and will be compiled into a micro-anthology used to promote the press. I will be … Continue reading Ladies of Horror Competition

Convention Season is Coming!

Fall is my favorite season. I love all of the fall things: pumpkins (not PSL), football, Halloween, crisp air, changing leaves, apples, and so on. But, the past few years I have developed a love for the late spring and summer as well because of the conventions! This year I am attending three conventions (so … Continue reading Convention Season is Coming!

Got Plans?

Hey you. Yeah, you. Do you have plans this Saturday? How about coming out to The BooKnack in Rock Hill to come see us, buy books, and hang out? Even if you don't buy a book, we'd love to see you! Let's fill the store with SpookyLocks and Sherlockians! Who's in? Click HERE for the … Continue reading Got Plans?

Oh Editor, My Editor

CROSS-POSTED FROM MAGICAL WORDS: http://www.magicalwords.net/melissa-gilbert/oh-editor/ Today is the release of An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal Adventures of Sherlock Holmes! I have a story in there titled “The Chase” along with other amazing stories by superbly talented storytellers. I have read some of them, but I am waiting on the actual book to devour the rest. I’m hungry for them, … Continue reading Oh Editor, My Editor

Maggie in Print!?

Good morning, afternoon, evening, and all those things! I'd like to announce that the first three Maggie stories -- The Weaver's Fate, The Magician's Secret, and The Water's Edge -- will be available later this week in paperback! I chose to go ahead and publish them this way because so many people were asking about … Continue reading Maggie in Print!?

COVER REVEAL! An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Coming October 27, 2015!!! “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” Sherlock Holmes is one of the most recognizable characters in Western literature.  Conan Doyle’s inimitable detective has been the subject of literally thousands of books, movies, television shows, plays and even songs.  With the rise of the … Continue reading COVER REVEAL! An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

New Release Coming!

Final edits have been submitted! (And I have to say that I am so lucky because my editor is totally awesome. I love her to bits!) What am I talking about? Oh yeah...I forgot to post. (I did share on Facebook and Twitter though!) A few months back, I submitted a short story to an … Continue reading New Release Coming!

Maggie #3

I'm meeting with some of my favorite folks and fellow writers this evening for a few hours of writing. I'll be working on the third Maggie the Gatherer story, "The Water's Edge." This story picks up after "The Magician's Secret" and we get to find out what the Guides decide about Maggie's magic! Oh, and … Continue reading Maggie #3

The Magician’s Secret Cover

I'm nearly finished writing the second installment of the Maggie the Gatherer short story series. In this story, Maggie, Jordan, and Julius visit a traveling carnival. Shenanigans ensue. There's a hot guy, and he has a secret. It's coming in about 2 weeks!

Maggie #2 – Release Date and Title

The second installment in my Maggie the Gatherer series will be available on Amazon on April 13, 2015! Are you ready for the title? Maggie #2 will be titled "The Magician's Secret." Description In "The Magician's Secret," we come back to Maggie and the crew about a month after "The Weaver's Fate." Jordan has come back … Continue reading Maggie #2 – Release Date and Title