BookCon happened earlier this month in NYC! I know plenty of others who blogged the entire experience during the weekend, and others shortly after, but I’ve had an incredible month that sort of put this post on the back burner. (Mainly because I wrote an entire book this month, but we’ll get to that later.)…Read More
Have you ever looked at a project and realized it needed to start from scratch, but put it off for a while? This happened to me recently, with one of my novel work-in-progress’. I loved the characters, but the world, the plot, and the magic system just weren’t working. So, I re-wrote it. From scratch.…Read More
Hey everyone! Last week I introduced my newest character: Reece the Raccoon! I’m currently drafting and sketching an illustrated children’s book starring this little guy, and I wanted to update everyone with part of the process. A big part of illustrating a book is designing characters. I’ve drawn Reece a few times now, in different…Read More
I recently posted a picture to social media of this little raccoon, getting himself into trouble with a string of holiday lights. As I work on creating this character, I plan on posting more of these little illustrations of him as I work on my newest, personal project. Meet Reece the Raccoon: He’s a curious…Read More
I recently watched a video by Will Terry about his Draw 50 Things challenge. (Watch the video here). Now, I’ll admit, it sounded like a great challenge that I might try, eventually, but I made no immediate plans to give it a real go.
Then, the other day, it happened. I was drawing an image and decided to make a background instead of leaving the walls and room blank, and before I knew it, I was searching my brain for 50 unique items that I could add.Read More
When we’re little, we’re asked what we want to be when we grow up. I wanted to be a traveling photographer for Nat Geo, or a writer, or a psychologist, or a marine biologist- or a- As an adult, I did try the old way; college and one set career. In true Gemini fashion, working…Read More