Here are some of my favorite things I've written.

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Living With Slenderman

Inside the trials of Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier



Am I Being Catfished?

An author confronts her number one critic

(The Guardian)


Through The Looking Glass

Inside the bizarro world of Miss America

(Mary Review)


I Hunted Feral Hogs As a Favor to the World

In Ocochobee Florida, there are no rules



Murder on Union Hill Road

Those who massacred the Rhodens are still on the loose, and the town could care less



First I Got Pregnant, Then I Decided to Kill the Mountain Lion

How mommy (that's me) set off to murder a monster




Throughout the two-year-long rape trial, I was obsessed with dangerous animals.



A Young Adult Author's Fantastic Crusade

Defending literature's most maligned genre



Allergic to Life

The Arizona residents 'sensitive to the whole world'

(The Guardian)


Surviving the Love Bomb

Phone sex and fireworks stopped me from converting to Mormonism



Dress Your Family in Your Lover's Shoes

Snowed in with my soon-to-be ex-boyfriend's family

(The Hairpin)


The Human Repair Shop

The place in Texas where soldiers go to get put back together