Within These Walls – Cover Reveal!

My fifth novel, Within These Walls, is set to release in April of 2015, but the cover is here NOW! 😀 This brand-new supernatural thriller questions: how far would you go for success, and what would you be capable of if the promise of forever was real? What’s It About? With his marriage on the…

Neil Gaiman on The Truth of Fiction

ARTICLE VIA CRITICAL MARGINS In a recent article, novelist Neil Gaiman argues for literacy and libraries, but he also argues for fiction’s role in helping children understand the real world. Have we failed children by prescribing what they should or shouldn’t read in school? Neil Gaiman thinks so. In a recent lecture on reading, re-printed…

A Virtual Release Party! Listen, Win! Woot!

Someday, I’m going to have a book release party in New York City. It’ll be big. There will be cake… possibly some famous people, and I’ll pull a Gatsby and show up at the last minute so people can whisper about where the author is, she’s so mysterious, we heard she’s weird… really weird, how else…

Come With Me, Into The Woods

My parents owned a cabin once. It was a massive, sprawling place tucked away in a pocket of tall, swaying pines. If you stood outside, all you’d be able to hear was the rush of wind through the branches, the occasional creak of tree trunks bending in the breeze. It was remote, it was beautiful,…

Amazon Studios’ “SEED” Screenwriters on Horror, Inspiration, and Adapting Books for the Screen

Horror stories that are grounded in reality, and yet not bound by rules … these inspire Adam Simon and Tim Metcalfe (The Haunting in Connecticut). And it’s what they appreciate about Seed, a powerful and terrifying novel written by Ania Ahlborn. Simon and Metcalfe have been selected by Amazon Studios to adapt Seed for the screen. “Ania’s character insight and scenic eye…