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Sitting here in edits for Firstborn (aha… see what I did there? Isn’t your curiosity piqued?) I want to tell my editor that I need more time: like two years. In part, because this is my favorite part of the process. But also because there’s...

The road to blogging is paved with good intentions. But here I am again. Run for the hills. Better yet, now’s probably a good time to put on that white robe and stand on your nearest mountain, cuz now you know the end is near.* The Progeny...

This is Tosca, coming at you between books and I'm super excited to announce that my new thriller, THE PROGENY, hits shelves next Tuesday! What I loved about writing this book: the twists, the chase scenes (yes, there's parkour), the masquerade raves, all the underground...

At one time I meant to have stenciled "Abandon hope, all ye who enter here" above my office door. They're the words in Dante's Inferno carved above the gate to hell. It might be a bit morbid--made complete by the ever-favorite shot of a piano...

Wow. When we (Asylum Warden Cindy and I) started this Elizabeth Bathory micro-fiction contest, we had NO idea how many entries would pile in. We got way more than we thought we would and it’s been SO fun to read them. So this was your assignment:...

So, the last time I had a book release and did my traditional first signing at my “home” Barnes & Noble, something amazing happened. There I was, shoes kicked off (for some reason this is becoming a habit) and somewhere around two hours in, I look up to find my then-boyfriend standing in line.

Me: “What are you doing?”
Him: “I want my book signed.”
Me: “You can have your book signed any time.”
Him: “But I want it signed now.”