10 things I hate about villains

Yes, I can feel your shock. Because I’m normally very kind to villains on this blog. They’re my favorite characters, after all, but just because they’re my favorite doesn’t mean they’re perfect. Here are 10 things that annoy me about...

My mom is the reason I write thrillers

In honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday, I thought I’d share two of my fondest, funniest childhood memories about my mom. And you wonder where I get my dark sense of humor? Wonder no more! When I was five, she killed my goldfish. Not intentionally. I’d...

My name is Jenny and I’m a two-spacer.

Yes, it’s true. I leave two spaces after a period. And I get that it irritates some folks. Maybe not as much as this guy, but it does bug people. Not that it’s much of a defense, but I learned to type in a high school typing class back in 1992. On an...

Business in the front, party in the back

Some days, when it comes to writing, I feel like I’m rocking a mullet. “Say what?!” you cry.  “Nobody rocks a mullet.” I kinda think Kiefer did, in The Lost Boys.  But otherwise, you’re right.  Nobody rocks a...

It creeps!

Are you as fascinated with everybody’s CREEPS as I am? Who knew we all had so many in our lives? It’s no secret that I have a bit of an obsession with creeps. You can’t really write a thriller without one (or maybe you can, but I can’t think of...