IWSG: Saying goodbye to Samhain

IWSG: Saying goodbye to Samhain

Ever have one of those weeks where everything goes wrong? Well, that has been the last two weeks for me. It got so bad, I was seriously considering giving up writing–the first time I’ve hit a low that deep since my early twenties. And then, just when I...
IWSG: Don D’Auria and Samhain Publishing

IWSG: Don D’Auria and Samhain Publishing

Yesterday I received a most upsetting email. It was from my editor Don D’Auria, explaining that he had been let go from Samhain Publishing. Samhain’s community of horror authors were in shock for the rest of the day, reeling from a complex mix of emotions...

IWSG: Terrible Mistakes Disguised as Opportunities

Last year I wrote about how believing in yourself is the key component to success. I’ve come to realize that faith of this kind isn’t something one has or doesn’t have, but something you need to work at each and every day. Belief in one’s self...