Guest On… ConTinual – Hot off the Press

I had the honor of joining a group of super-talented authors on Hot off the Press this week! We talk about our new releases, including my new urban fantasy series on Kindle Vella, Obsidian Monsters.

“…science fiction, fantasy, horror, and romance releases from Nancy Dunne (, L.E. Modesitt Jr (, Marx Pyle (, David R. Slayton (, Janet Walden-West (, L. Marie Wood (, and host James P. Nettles (”

Guest On… Dragon Con Urban Fantasy Track: Cultural Folklore & Mythology in Urban Fantasy Media

Had a great time at Dragon Con this year. I was on 16 panels!!! For those who couldn’t attend in person, there were a number of pre-recorded virtual panels…like this one. This was for the Dragon Con Urban Fantasy Track. We discussed how folklore & mythology are currently being incorporated into television shows such as Invisible City, Ragnarok, & Trickster.

GenreTainment 138 – Authors Heidi Ruby Miller and Jason Jack Miller

On this 138th episode of GenreTainment we’re chatting with two very special guests, authors and professors Heidi Ruby Miller and Jason Jack Miller. It’s an edutainment packed episode as we talk about the value of an MFA, what a Popular Fiction MFA program is like compared to the more common creative writing graduate programs, Heidi’s Ambasadora books, Jason’s Hellbender book and his possible “Snot Otter” book, Appalachian culture, writing about other cultures, writing in some else’s fictional setting, the charity anthology and online event (July 24th and 25th of 2021), tips on co-writing, staying productive, and more!

GenreTainment is where Marx & Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series. We give you interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.



Want to read my new science fiction comedy short story, “The First Contact Handbook”? Want to see me actually read the story (and also take part reading a play)? Want to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society?

Then mark your calendars for July 24 and 25. You can buy tickets for all of the above and much more at the LIKE SUNSHINE AFTER RAIN Book Launch online event. The launch will include write-ins, pre-recorded reading panels, some live panels, raffles, and lots of other fun stuff. A ticket even gets you a copy of the paperback edition of the anthology, with free shipping in the United States!

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Guest On… Dragon Con Urban Fantasy Track: Supernatural Rewind: Season 5

Had a great time being on the the Dragon Con Urban Fantasy Supernatural Rewind panel again. Every month we rewatch a classic season of CW’s Supernatural and discuss it on the panel. This time we talked all about season 5!

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Short story in upcoming anthology!

Cover Reveal! I am very proud to have a short story in this amazing anthology, LIKE SUNSHINE AFTER RAIN. It is packed with short stories, poems, and essays. Proceeds benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Please consider pre-ordering a copy. You can find more information at:

DC Action Hour – Superman and Lois!

I’m back co-hosting a special DC Action Hour episode. This time we’re chatting about the first two episodes of the new CW show Superman and Lois series. (And hint a little about episode three and four.) We talk about what we like and don’t like. List our favorite actors who played Superman and take wild guesses about where the series might go.

Guest On… Dragon Con Urban Fantasy Track: Supernatural Rewind: Season 1

Had the pleasure to take part in the Dragon Con Urban Fantasy Supernatural Rewind panel. Every month we rewatch a classic season of CW’s Supernatural and discuss it on the panel.

Seeing season one again after so many years was a blast! I suggest it for every Supernatural fan out there. So many firsts this season: demons, vampires, ghosts, reapers, and more!