writing

Sooo, about NaNoWriMo 2015…

I've been meaning to post an update about my NaNoWriMo experience for weeks. This is definitely not what I was expecting I'd be saying come December, but.... I won! I wrote a first draft of a whole novel in a month. (I'm just writing it all out like that because I'm still having a hard… Continue reading Sooo, about NaNoWriMo 2015…

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art projects, goals

Started submitting illustration samples!

Finally.  It took HOURS fiddling with colors until my printer would produce copies that look SOMETHING like the originals, but I started mailing samples to publishers! Whew. It's such a long process -- made longer by me constantly chickening out and deciding I didn't have any pieces that were good enough to send out, doing… Continue reading Started submitting illustration samples!

art projects

New painting, yay me!

I don't know why, but I'm managing to be so productive lately! I just have to be a little self-congratulatory-- not that it's necessarily all good stuff, but hey, at least it exists, right? It's all good practice, anyway... I think it's because I've been getting better at shutting up my inner critic and just… Continue reading New painting, yay me!

art projects

Pics of my show, finally

I finally went in and took some pictures of my show -- only about a month after I intended to! It's kind of hard to take many, since it's a restaurant...I had an inkling people wouldn't want me hanging over their tables taking photos... Anyway, just wanted to have a couple of mementos of the… Continue reading Pics of my show, finally