Profile: Mercedes M. Yardley

Mercedes M. Yardley is the author of many diverse works, including but not limited to PRETTY LITTLE DEAD GIRLS: A NOVEL OF MURDER AND WHIMSY, BEAUTIFUL SORROWS and THE BONE ANGEL TRILOGY. She has also contributed to anthologies such as DARK VOICES: A LYCAN VALLEY CHARITY ANTHOLOGY and GUTTED: BEAUTIFUL HORROR STORIES. She lives in Las Vegas and is a member of the Horror Writers Association and co-chair of the Las Vegas HWA Chapter.

Website: https://mercedesmyardley.com/


Awards – Wins and Nominations

Fantasy Stabby Award Winner for for Best Short Fiction, Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love, 2013 (Reddit)

Best Long Fiction, Little Dead Red, 2015 (Bram Stoker)

Finalist for Superior Achievement in Short Fiction, Loving You Darkly, 2018 (Bram Stoker)


Most Recently Published Book (as of March 2019)

Nightmares come to life in this comprehensive how-to guide for new and established authors…

Book two in Crystal Lake Publishing’s The Dream Weaver series picks up where the Bram Stoker Award-nominated Where Nightmares Come From: The Art Of Storytelling In The Horror Genre left off.

It’s Alive: Bringing your Nightmares to Life focuses on learning the craft in order to take your story from concept to completion.

With an introduction by Richard Chizmar and cover art by Luke Spooner. Featuring interior artwork from horror master Clive Barker!

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Other Work:

Where Nightmares Come From

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Pretty Little Dead Girls

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Beautiful Sorrows

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Nameless: The Darkness Comes

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Dark Voices: A Lycan Valley Charity Anthology

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Gutted: Beautiful Horror Stories

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