A quarterly update on my progress: to finish and publish Dreamwalkers to finalize the print edition of Hitchhikers and offer a giveaway or two (if goal #1 happens) to finish and publish Scavengers and to possibly finish some of my other works-in-progress, including Blood Countess and another new WIP that I haven’t even added to the site yet! be able to … Continue reading goals & progress
finally – the halloween costume post!
Inspiration: steampunk circus inspired by The Night Circus. I based my look off of this Simplicity pattern: Rather than buying the yards and yards of fabric that would be needed make the overcoat, and then having to actually SEW an overcoat, I decided to use what I had on hand: This was my winter coat from … Continue reading finally – the halloween costume post!
Television as inspiration
Most of the time, TV is a huge distraction for my writing. But other times, television can inspire action. I usually end up sitting at my sewing machine when I watch "Project Runway." It's something about those designers sewing an entire outfit in a matter of hours that makes me feel guilty about that dress … Continue reading Television as inspiration
I've been getting quite a bit of crafting done during my non-writing time... First up was this pleated bag. I found the pattern here. I got canvas fabric in this cool pattern, and voila: Cute, right? The bag did come out a little bit on the small side, at least compared to the pictures on … Continue reading crafty goodness
top 5 news stories
In writing news... Just got word today that my short story, "His Type of Girl," was accepted for an anthology called I'll Never Go Away, to be published in May 2012 by Rainstorm Press! I've also been working on a short story for another anthology. I found this anthology listed on Ralan.com, a great site … Continue reading top 5 news stories