Happy Ragnarok!

Given the crazy weather lately, it figures that the end of the world should arrive on a day this sunny and (relatively) warm. Seriously, how many times has the world ended over the last few years? Is anyone else finding this a little repetitive? On that note, I would like to announce (for those of […]

What Gets You Creating?

The best thing about great stories is that they inspire more stories. It’s the same with any art form. My favorite K-drama (Faith, in case you were wondering) always does this: I get fantastic ideas, mostly leaning more towards film project things, and productivity when not staring at a screen soars. The last week or […]

Happy New Year!

It is no longer New Year’s Day in many parts of the world, but I wanted to post a quick check-in. Christmas was . . . insane. In a good way, but insane. New Year’s has been in contrast amazingly low-key and productive. This day last year, I had some goals of habits I wanted […]

Happy Announcing Day!

. . . It’s still the first of the month, right? Happy All Hallows, happy first day of November, happy first day of NaNo, happy fifth anniversary to me and my husband, and . . . Happy Kickstarter launch day! Don’t know what I’m talking about? That’s ok, because it’s been a Super Secret project […]

Insidious Insecurity

So today, I want to talk about insecurities. We all have them.  Some are probably so ingrained, we don’t even know that we have them. Last weekend was amazing, by the way. For many reasons, but chiefly… I learned how to sew. Ok, so my grandmother taught me the basics of how to sew when […]

Perfect People Being Perfect

I just saw an amazing production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. The man playing Prospero is a friend and a brilliant actor/director/teacher. I watched it with one of my sisters (an artist), her younger daughter (who is certainly an artist, but I’m not sure she would say or think that of herself… at least not yet), […]

Write-A-Thon!

With all the ups and downs of life lately, carving out time to write has been hard. …No. I should be honest here: I’ve been procrastinating. But the point is that I’ve had an incredibly difficult time making myself sit down and write. And now I’m fixing it. I applied to Clarion West last winter. […]

Of Art, Diversity, And Dogs

There’s a book that has sat on my shelf for months. Not lined up neatly with the rest, spine facing out, but on the lip of the shelf so that its cover will tempt me with promises of an orgasmic read. The book? The Gaslight Dogs by Karin Lowachee. I haven’t read anything by Lowachee […]