books, knitting

Character Aesthetic: Evie Cappeli

I thought I'd do something a little different this time around, and show off some knitting and crochet patterns that remind me the characters in THE SPIDER'S WEB and THE FERRYMEN. All of these patterns are available on Ravelry. Some of them are free, some are not. And no, none of these are my designs.… Continue reading Character Aesthetic: Evie Cappeli

books

Release Date for The Ferrymen!

I am happy to announce that the next book in the Evie Cappelli series will be out on September 5, 2017. I'll be sharing more about the book as we get closer to the release date, but for now, mark your calendars! I'm not sure yet if you'll be able to pre-order, but probably not.… Continue reading Release Date for The Ferrymen!

life

The Best Kind of Busy

The last two weeks or so have been insanely busy. I'm not complaining, though. This is the kind of busy I like. Village season is in full swing. I made a new skirt for House Divided, our big Civil War reenactment (pictures...eventually. I have some really bad ones right now, but I'd like to get… Continue reading The Best Kind of Busy

MHMon

#MHMon Guest Post: The Bug-Out Bag

This post was shared with permission by the author from http://succulentdiva.com as part of a series on mental health and creativity. Many thanks to Elizabeth Brown-Shook! If you would like to read the entire post it can be found here.  5 Things I Keep in My Extreme Stress Kit by Elizabeth Brown-Shook Being a stay-at-home… Continue reading #MHMon Guest Post: The Bug-Out Bag

books

June Wrap Up

Send out at least 1 query every week Done. 9 queries sent out. Release The Spider’s Web on Amazon Reduce the yarn stash by 50% Not yet. Haven't had much time for knitting lately. Save for the moving Phase one complete. Phase two...? Read all the books on the night stand I've knocked 2 off… Continue reading June Wrap Up

books

Best Book/Writing Podcasts on Youtube

Last week I shared my favorite knitting podcasts, and this time I thought I'd show you a few of my favorite book related podcasts. Some of these are just review shows, others concentrate on the craft of writing or on publishing. If you were daunted by the long episodes on the knitting list, fear not.… Continue reading Best Book/Writing Podcasts on Youtube

Hermes

Catbeast Takeover

If you came here expecting something boring about books or yarn, you came to the wrong place. Sophia is unavailable today, so instead you have me, Hermes, your new overlord guest blogger. I'm supposed to write something funny here, but it's hard to type with paws and Sophia doesn't have dictation software. Instead, I shall… Continue reading Catbeast Takeover

knitting

Best Youtube Knitting Podcasts

I feel like there's been some pretty heavy subjects on the blog lately, or maybe it's just been the world in general getting me down. So I thought I would share something a bit more cheerful. Here's a list of some of my favorite knitting podcasts from Youtube. Below, I've embedded the most recent episodes… Continue reading Best Youtube Knitting Podcasts

knitting

Crafting: 1898 Style

Our village season has officially started, and that means it's time to pick my crafting projects for the summer, the ones I'll keep in my basket to work on when I'm volunteering. What makes a crafting project okay for 1898? Obviously, Victorian women knitted, crocheted, sewed, embroidered, etc, but what other considerations does one need to… Continue reading Crafting: 1898 Style

writing

Serial Shorts

Now that Dru Faust is complete, I've decided to keep any serial fiction over on my Wattpad. They're still free to read with weekly updates, I think it just makes the blog a bit less cluttered to have everything over there. The current short is ESCAPE. It's a bit different from what I usually write,… Continue reading Serial Shorts