December Update on the Pretty Little Dead Girls Graphic Novel!

Hello, dear friends! I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season full of safety and joy. I’m delighted to share a new piece of Orion’s art with you! Bryony is falling hard and fast for Teddy Baker. I especially love her dreamy expression and her whimsically floating hair. Orion has captured these characters perfectly. I can’t stop looking the … Read More

A SpoooOOOoooky Decoration!

This is one of my favorite paintings. It was difficult and monotone and I wasn’t used to doing such sharp edges, but I’m really proud of it. It’s a watercolor I painted last year. I decided it was time to pull it out of the dark box it was stuffed in and frame it. It’s hanging in a place of … Read More

October Update on Pretty Little Dead Girls: The Graphic Novel

Hello, friends! Orion has been working extremely hard, and has created most glorious pages! I’d like to share a sneak peek with you. This is our Bryony in high school with her crush, Teddy Baker. Teddy’s intentions are…well. For those unfamiliar with Pretty Little Dead Girls, you’ll find out when your copy of the graphic novel arrives. It’s going to … Read More

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