Eighth Grade Bites: The Graphic Novel!

For quite a while, Minions, several of you have been asking me for a sneak-peek at the graphic novel of EIGHTH GRADE BITES. And for various reasons (most of which having to do with Auntie’s insanely busy schedule), I haven’t given you that.

That is, until today.

Tomorrow, EIGHTH GRADE BITES debuts in graphic novel form! I’m so unbelievably excited, Minions. It’s been a very long time coming, and the end result is simply gorgeous. So to celebrate its impending release, here are a few sneak-peek goodies!

To start, the amazing cover, followed by a sketch of Vlad! (To see images full size, simply click on them)

And lastly, a peek at the inside!

To order a copy for yourself, you can wander into your local independent bookstore, order a signed copy through Main Street Books, look for i...

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2013: The Year of the Minion Horde!

Greetings, Minions! Auntie Heather’s finally back after a nice, much-needed break (which featured palm trees and relaxation, I’m happy to report), and I wanted to wish you all a FANGtastic new year. 2012 has, to put it bluntly, SUCKED for many reasons, but I’m putting out as much positive energy as I can to ensure that 2013 will be FANGtastic! It’s our lucky number, Minions! Let’s make ’13 AWESOME.

Sickness update: Many of you know that I was suffering from a terrible sinus infection for about two weeks, but I’m happy to report that I seem to be well now! Luckily it cleared up about three days into my vacation. Phew! Nothing spoils palm trees more than snot explosions.

Kitteh update: I just wanted to thank you all for the outpouring of sympathy over the Brewer Clan’s loss of...

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A Christmas Gift from Auntie Heather

Greetings and bloody holiday kisses, Minions!

Your Auntie Heather has been – much like Santa’s elves – hard at work on something very special, just for you this holiday season. I’ve written a little short story, a moment, a holiday twinkle from the world of Vladimir Tod, just for you!

Now, if you haven’t read TWELFTH GRADE KILLS just yet, know that this will have a spoiler-feel to it for you. So either go read TWELFTH first, or keep an open mind. But for those Minions who have read TWELFTH GRADE KILLS…here ya go!


There was nothing like The Crypt around the holidays. Nowhere else that Vlad could really think of decorated the tree in skull ornaments and black feather boas...

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The Truth

I haven’t blogged in two months. What an awful supreme ruler I am, Minion Horde! You must be bummed. You must be annoyed. You must wonder why. The answer, I’m afraid, isn’t so simple. But as I’ve been telling you all for years now, Auntie Heather believes in honesty. So I’ll just tell you the truth, and then I’ll be a better Auntie about keeping you better informed about my goings-on.

The last time I blogged, it was around Halloween. I had just experienced a crazy month of promotion and touring and frankly, Auntie Heather just wanted to crawl inside her cave and pretend the world didn’t exist for a while. I’ve had a very stressful year, and I was looking forward to diving into some writing and letting the real world fall away for a while...

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Happy Halloween, Minion Horde!

Ahh, Halloween…when children’s thoughts turn to falling leaves, chilly nights, candy from strangers, and the occasional vampire-induced blood bath. Is it any wonder that Halloween is also my favorite holiday??

But I should back up a bit. Before I talk about Halloween (Samhain to any Pagan friends who might be reading), I have to talk about my two-week tour and how much fun I had! It really was a bit of craziness, what with broken down planes, snow storms, and hurricanes, BUT you Minions really came out and supported me and that was all that mattered. So thank you, thank you, thank you for coming to see me – and if you couldn’t, for whatever reason, thank you, thank you, thank you for supporting my latest book, SECOND CHANCE...

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