Speaking of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein…

Rereading Mary Shelley’s¬†Frankenstein reminded me of this picture I painted a few years ago. It really was a lot of fun. Then I stuck Frank on top of a building, because why not? He was swinging from the spire all “Singing in the Rain” style. Only he looks a bit like Joaquin Phoenix here. I’m obviously a writer, not an … Read More

PLDG January Update! And a Sneak Peek!

Oh, my darlings! We have something so wonderful to share with you! Orion Zangara¬†presented me with this gorgeous piece of art, and it literally made me tear up with joy. Please enjoy a sneak peek of an Itty Bitty Bryony, main protagonist of Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy. Orion brought her to life so … Read More

The Arterial Bloom Cover Reveal!

It’s stunning! I couldn’t be more pleased! What do you think? Sadie Colleen Hartmann is hosting the cover reveal over on Night Worms. Please stop by to see it!The cover art was created by our very own Todd Keisling.

WIP Wednesday

    There’s so much going on, my friends! Let’s play a little catchup and use this for accountability, yes? Arterial Bloom: I’m working on edits and getting everything sent back to the authors. These stories are AMAZING. Each time I open one up, I’m transported all over again. I’m trying to get everything finished by the weekend, but life … Read More

The PLDG Graphic Novel Crosses the $3000 Mark!

I can’t believe what glories and wonders you all are! Knowing that you, friends and family, are opening your wallets to help fund this amazing dream? It makes me speechless. Thank you so much! You can follow along with our progress here. We are currently 47% funded at $3,052 dollars. Crossing that $3k mark makes me feel so hopeful that … Read More

A Little Watercolor Easter

I’ve taken up watercoloring and it brings me such joy. Painting was always terrifying to me and I never, ever thought I could do it. But do you know what happens when you step outside of your comfort zone? You give yourself the opportunity to experience joy. I took a few quiet minutes on this Easter Sunday to reflect, listen … Read More

The Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel COVER REVEAL!

It is with great delight and reverence that I reveal the cover to Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Graphic Novel of Murder and Whimsy.¬† The artist, Orion Zangara, brought Bryony to life. He perfectly captured the magical and unsettling tone of the book in one ethereal image. My eyes literally teared up when I saw the final cover, and I … Read More

Here’s Sample Art from the Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel!

I’m dying. I’m dead. It is so utterly wonderful! Orion Zangara managed to put so much emotion and movement into just a few frames. I’m enjoying every step of this process and I can’t tell you what a pleasure Orion is to work with. Last week I showed you a close-up of this panel, and it’s such a delight to … Read More

A Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel Teaser!

This is just a taste of the art. I can’t even begin to express how delighted I am with it! How did Super Seckrit Artist manage to capture so much expression in Bryony’s eyes? We have changed the Kickstarter launch date from April 9 to April 16. On April 16, with your help, we’ll begin the process to bring Bryony … Read More