Five years ago I shaved my head and apparently caused total strangers to explode. A simple haircut seemed like a Very Big Deal last time, but didn’t faze me at all this go around. It feels natural and free. Things have been twisty and turny and crazy and frightening. My sweet husband offered to shave my head and we had a … 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
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
Miss Murder’s Hand-Sewn Blankets
Some of you may know that I adore sewing blankets. I love the feel of the fabric beneath my fingers. I love the colors. I love laying the pieces out and choosing where they go. The hum of the machine is so soothing to me. So much love and care goes into each and every blanket. One of … Read More
Miss Murder’s House of Whimsy
There’s a ball wearing a crown, two bunny rabbits, and a steel drum. This “life” gig ain’t so bad.
Flying, er, Painting the Coop
What do you do when you have a darling little chicken coop? You make it even more darling by painting it purple-blue and white.
Something Lovely. A Handmade Beaded Bracelet.
Something was missing. I wanted something lovely and wonderful in my day. So I went to my stash and pulled out some beads that I had previously purchased. They glistened in the sunlight. They filled me with whimsy. I took a few beads, strung them on a t-pin, and then bent the top into loops until I had a bunch … Read More
PRETTY LITTLE DEAD GIRLS Hardover Limited Editions On Sale NOW
That’s a mouthful! Author and publicist Melanie Meadors wrote up a splendid press release for Pretty Little Dead Girls: A Novel of Murder and Whimsy. You can read that here. If you’re interested in the signed hardcover limited edition with an exclusive piece of art created by Orion Zangara, you can preorder one here. Only 100 copies of the … Read More
Look Inside My Head 2014: Day 2
1) Post ten of any pictures currently on your hard drive that you think are self-expressive. 2) NO CAPTIONS!!! It must be like we’re speaking with images and we have to interpret your visual language just like we have to interpret your words. 3) They must ALREADY be on your hard drive – no googling or flickr! They have to … Read More
Miss Murder’s Easy DIY: Glitter Your Walls
It’s been work work work all of the time lately, and not nearly enough whimsy. Time to change all of that! Hey, Angry Ginger, what are you doing on Monday? Glittering my bedroom wall with me? Awesome! I’ve been hearing wonderful things about a glitter paint from Martha Stewart, but I was attracted to the DIY aspect of white glue … Read More