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2016
April 8, 2016 - I was accepted for the Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival on August 13, 2016. I'll be part of the New Author Expo (10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.), as they added on horror and paranormal to mystery, suspense, romance and women's fiction. The festival goes from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Plus I have a talk called "Ghosthunting in Central Virginia," and a book signing and sale of Paranormal World Sekers DVDs afterwards on October 22, 2016 at the Tuckahoe Area Public Library in Henrico, Virginia, from 10:30 a.m. until noon.

March 15, 2016 - This year's Science Fiction Yard Sale will be held on May 28, 2016 (the rain date is June 4th) at 4844 Linshaw Lane in the Haygood/Aragina Village area. See the flyer below for more information.

March 8, 2016 - I received a letter in the mail from the Library of Virginia notifying me that my nonfiction book, Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia, and the Tri-Cities Area has been nominated for consideration in the nonfiction category for the 19th Annual Library of Virginia Awards. Finalists will be announced in August 2016. For more information on these awards, please visit Library of Virginia.

February 14, 2016 - We have a new bookstore in town. I'll be doing a signing at 2nd and Charles on March 26, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm. I hope to see you there!

January 31, 2016 - If you didn't get a chance to listen to my interview with Paranormal Underground live on January 21st, the podcast for it is now available. Click here to listen. They mentioned it will also be on iTunes soon, if not already available there.

January 27, 2016 - Final tallies of the winners for the Preditors and Editors Readers Poll 2015 are up. I'm pleased to announce that Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia, and the Tri-Cities Area made #3 in the Nonfiction books category.

My short horror story, "Silence," that appeared in Nightmares and Echoes II: The Return anthology made #10 in the Short Horror Story category.

Nightmares and Echoes II: The Return made #10 in Top Ten for Anthologies category.

January 5, 2016 - I will be talking about the ghosts of Colonial Heights and the Tri-cities area for the Colonial Heights Historical Society. For more information, check out my Appearances at a Glance on the upper right side of this page. We'll be in the large meeting room. I hope to see you there.

2015
December 4, 2015 - I was a spotlight author for Celebrate with a Book. Click here for more information.

November 5, 2015 - My book, Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia & the Tri-Cities Area, was chosen as one of three perfect reads for Halloween by Style Weekly. See more here.

October 31, 2015 - My flash fiction story, Once in a Lifetime Opportunity is now up at Fictorians

October30, 2015 - I was interviewed by Hopewell News and it's now out in both print and online. See the online version here.

October 28, 2015 - The paperback version of Nightmares and Echoes 2: The Return is now available at Amazon. Click here for more info.

October 20, 2015 - I've received a new review from Southern Spirit Guide. Louis Powell IV calls Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia & the Tri-Cities Area "a fun and informative guide to this most historic region of Virginia." Check out his blog post here.

October 18, 2015 - On October 21, 2015, I'll be doing a post about a time in my childhood when I went trick-or-treating, titled "Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet, Don’t Give Me Peeps To Eat." It'll be up at the Horrow Writer's Association site on October 21, 2015. Other authors will be blogging as well. There will be many eBook and print book giveaways from now through the 31st at HWA.

October 12, 2015 - I did a radio interview with talk radio host Neal Steele of XTRA 99.1FM today, October 12, 2015. You can listen to it here.

October 7, 2015 - Check out the TV interview I did this morning, October 7, 2015, on WTVR-6's Virginia This Morning.

October 2, 2015 - Just a reminder: my guest blog about "World Building in Dark Fiction" on The Fictorians' blog will be up October 15, 2015. My flash fiction story, "Once in a Lifetime Opportunity." will also be released this month. The site link: Fictorians. The link for the article is here.

September 23, 2015 - I will be interviewed about Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia, and the Tri-Cities Area on WTVR-6's Virginia This Morning TV talk show on Wednesday, October 7, 2015. It will be on sometime between 9:00am to 10:00am Eastern. If you cannot watch it live or record it, then those out of the Richmond TV viewing area can see the video by the next day here.

September 22, 2015 - I have a new horror short story, "Silence," to be included in Nightmares and Echos 2: The Return, published by Gorillas With Scissors Press. The anthology releases October 16, 2015, and will be available in both eBook and print formats.

September 21, 2015 - I have a live radio interview about my book, Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia, and the Tri-Cities Area at Xtra99.1FM in Gloucester, Virginia on October 12th, beginning at 8:05 am Eastern. If you live in the area, do listen. If not, you can listen live here. I will have the link to the archived interview after I get it.

September 5, 2015 - I was interviewed recently at Sonnet O'Dell's Dusty Pages blog. Read it here.

September 1, 2015 - There will be a blog (virtual) tour for my new book, Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia, and the Tri-Cities Area beginning September 27th through Sunday, October 4, 2015. Leave a comment on the following blogs with your name and email, and you'll be entered in my contest to win a signed trade paperback copy of the book!

List of the blogs for the tour:
September 27 - I Smell Sheep Reviews
September 28 - My own blog (Fantastic Dreams of Pamela K. Kinney)
September 29 - Author Sharon Buchbinder's Blog
September 30 - Southern Spirit Guide
October 1 - Author Michelle Hamilton
October 2 - Lela Markham's Blog
October 5 - Horror Author Armand Rosamilia

August 1, 2015 - Great news! I just learned from Schiffer Publishing that Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia, and the Tri-Cities Area will be released September 28, 2015.

July 15, 2015 - I'm giving away copies of Paranormal Petersburg, Virgina and the TriCities Area on Goodreads. Check out the link here.The deadline to enter is October 2nd.

July 2, 2015 - I did a guest blog about "World Building in Dark Fiction" on The Fictorians' blog for October 15, 2015. (My flash fiction story, "Once in a Lifetime Opportunity." will be released that same month). The site link: Fictorians. The link for the article is here.

June 13, 2015 - My story, "Crimson Tide" was accepted for the anthology, State of Horror: California. More information to follow as I get it.

June 1, 2015 - I was interviewed by M.F. Wahl for Women in Horror on May 13th. Please visit her site here. I'm giving away a copy of my horror/dark fantasy collection of stories, Spectres Nightmares and Visitations, on Wednesday, May 20th. Click on the banner for more information and to enter.

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May 7, 2015 - My interview is up at Marina Julia Neary's CT Commie blog. Check it out here.

May 1, 2015 - I am now a member of the Horror Writers Association and its local Virginia chapter.

April 15, 2015 - Give Me Something Good to Eat is once again out in reprint. This is published through Gorillas with Scissors Press and is available in print and Kindle. For more information, please check out my anthology page here.

February 10, 2015 - A Ghost on Every Corner is now out. This is published through Gypsy Shadow Publishing and features one of my stories. Please check it out here.

January 14, 2015 - Strangely Funny II is now available in print, Kindle, and Smashwords. For more information or to purchase, please click here.

2014
May 1, 2014 - The video of my interview with Virginia This Morning is now available at here.

April 10, 2014 - Bottled Spirits is a 2013 WSFA Small Press Award runner up The winner was announced at Capclave's award reception in October 2013-Ken Liu. See the certificate I got here. You can read "Bottled Spirits" free here.