It’s true. In most cemeteries around the world, the majority of bodies are buried so that their heads lie to the West and their feet to the East. This very old custom may have originated with Pagan sun worshippers who thought that with their feet pointing toward the east the dead will be ready to [...]
As if you don’t know this already, I love creepy. That’s one of the million reasons I’m super excited about the upcoming SYDNEY MACKENZIE KNOCKS ‘EM DEAD. I wondered (I do that a lot), what is the oldest cemetery in America? Because that’s surely the creepiest, right? This is what I dug up. Get it, [...]
One of the many things I love about being a writer is that I get to dig into topics that interest me. For SYDNEY MACKENZIE KNOCKS ‘EM DEAD, that meant learning about The Underground Railroad and Delaware’s role in it. I thought I’d share a few tid-bits of lesser-known facts that I learned. I The [...]
About half of Americans believe in ghosts and haunting. Then it’s no surprise that TV, podcasts, books and webshows are flooded with paranormal investigations. Well, no matter how many people believe in ghosts, I don’t believe one has ever been caught for examination. Maybe because they’re just steamy apparitions? So, tell me… Do you believe [...]
At speaking event I often discuss how some books take longer to find publication. SYDNEY MACKENZIE KNOCKS 'EM DEAD is one of them. You can read about its journey at WeHeartWriting.com.
… a haunted house in a cemetery, a seance, and a secret locket: A review of Sydney Mackenzie Knocks ‘Em Dead…
Goth Gardening says, "I’ll be honest; I picked the book because of the cover and then kept it because of the first line: “Even though I hated vampires and just about anything scary, I’d seen Fangs for You five times.”". Read the rest of the review...
This just in from The Culturalist: Top 10 “Mysterious Middle Grade Reads Perfect For Spring Break." Guess who is in the number 1 slot??
I am a huge Buzzfeed fan, so being on this list is a super big deal to me. "The vacation that we’ve all been waiting for since returning to school in January is finally here: spring break! In need of a new read for the occasion? Check out these March middle grade releases that are [...]
Jessica Biel hosted an awesome playdate at her West Hollywood hotspot Au Fudge for the Just Add Magic season two premiere. InStyle was there.