Interview with Simone St. James, author of The Sun Down Motel

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

This week’s interview is with New York Times bestselling author, Simone St. James whose book THE SUN DOWN MOTEL is out now! Congratulations Simone! Read below about her proudest writing moment, the talent she wished she had, her twisty road to publication, and the best money she ever spent as a writer.   ABOUT SIMONE Simone St. James is the USA Today bestselling and award-winning author of The Broken Girls, Lost Among the Living, and The Haunting…


Guest Saturday: Perseverance and Snake Wrangling with Hillary Monahan

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Stopping by The Ball this week is the frightfully talented Hillary Monahan, debut author of the scary YA novel MARY: THE SUMMONING. The book explores the urban myth of Bloody Mary, making her less myth and more vengeful specter. As I’m a full blown coward when it comes to horror of any kind (I was particularly scarred by the Bloody Mary story in fourth grade and removed all mirrors from my bedroom…


Deb Kerry Doesn’t Like The Scary

I’m not much for the spooky stuff, to tell you the truth. I grew up believing that the Devil was a very real and frightening entity. None of that Halloween or cartoon silliness with the horns and the tail and the pitchfork for me. Oh no. He was presented in full power mode: fallen angel, dragon, the darkest forces of evil in one malevolent and powerful being. The only entity…

Monday, October 29, 2012

Deb Elise and The Face of Terror!!!!

My next-door neighbor… is horrific. By this I of course mean that he is a horror movie icon, one of those super evil villains that makes teen girls scream and grip bruises into their boyfriends’ arms.  He’s the kind of guy who gets mobbed at Fangoria conventions, and has spooky action figures made of him. In the interest of privacy, I won’t say who he is, but trust me, he’s…

Monday, October 25, 2010