Maria Alexander has committed a number of literary crimes as an author of humor, suspense and horror. Her deeds have appeared in award-winning anthologies and magazines beside greats such as Chuck Palahniuk and Clive Barker. Praised by disreputable rags like Rue Morgue and Fangoria, she atones for her vices by being an award-winning copywriter for Disney’s websites. (Check out the new Haunted Mansion page on to taste her turn of phrase.) For the full literary rap sheet, visit her website: