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

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

Miss Murder Takes a Breather

So! I’ll be taking a two week hiatus from social media in order to finish up some literary commitments and teach a few classes. There simply isn’t enough time to do all of the things I’d like to! I will be checking my email periodically, so if it’s exceptionally important, you may email me. But unless I have already committed … Read More