Cancelled Plans

I don't want to go into details, but if you've been following my Twitter you know it's been a pretty crappy week at Chez KnotMagick. So bad, in fact, that I have the misfortune of announcing that I will not be at Steampunk Symposium as planned. I tried everything in my power to hang on to… Continue reading Cancelled Plans


Upcoming Event!

That's right! I have my first Seattle event scheduled for just after the new year! If you've been curious about spinning, fiber arts, or drop spindles, then come join me at Maker's Mercantile in Kent from 2-4 on Saturday, January 18 for an introduction to drop spindles.  The class is $25, and you will have… Continue reading Upcoming Event!


Symposium Schedule

Steampunk Symposium is this weekend in Cincinnati, OH and as per usual I'll be presenting with the other Lit Track authors. If you'd like to find me, this is where I'll be: Friday 4pm Introduction to Steampunk I 8pm Writing Steampunk 101 9:30pm Lit Track After Dark: Ghost stories Saturday 11:30am Read Your Favorite Page… Continue reading Symposium Schedule


Symposium Schedule!

I finally have the full list of panels I will be co-hosting at this year's Steampunk Symposium. I don't have all of the time slots yet, but will be updating this page as the information becomes available. You'll also be able to spot me walking around the con floor, as always. Feel free to flag… Continue reading Symposium Schedule!

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2018 Events and Appearances

It's time to update my calendar for 2018! I have a lot of things planned, though some of them still are up in the air. Right now I have 2 confirmed appearances. The first is a book and author luncheon in New Castle, IN. I'm super excited for this because it's my first out of… Continue reading 2018 Events and Appearances


Symposium schedule is now available!

The schedule for Steampunk Symposium is now live! In addition to just wandering around the convention, you'll be able to find me at most of the writing workshops/panels. Specifically: Friday, April 28 8pm Writing Workshop I Saturday, April 29 10:30am Writing Workshop II 4:30pm Navigating Indie & Self Publication 10pm Read Your Favorite Page Sunday,… Continue reading Symposium schedule is now available!



It has been a very long, exhausting week and I've spent almost none of it at home since Saturday. The cat is pretty pissed off about this, and showed it by knocking over a lamp and breaking the bulb (on carpet) while I was gone, and then waking me up every 30 minutes on my… Continue reading Bullseye

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The World’s Fair, Sans Pictures

So last weekend I got a nice little sunburn working at the Historical Society for the World of Ohio Fair. This was the first year for what they hope will be an annual event, and it was a ton of fun! Throughout the weekend, we had entertainment--Irish step dancers, local independent artists, German dance, as… Continue reading The World’s Fair, Sans Pictures

car show, costumes, daydreams, events, goodguys

Something to Do in My Spare Time

This past weekend was the GoodGuys car show in downtown Columbus. As I do every year, I went on Saturday with my parents (Dad shows a '53 Chevy pickup). And as usual, I dressed for the occasion. (Photos coming soon; they're on Mom's camera.)My motto is that if you can wear a costume, you should.… Continue reading Something to Do in My Spare Time

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Knitter’s Weekend Part I: Pride Columbus Meetup and Yarn Crawl

It's been a few days, so I'm mostly recovered now from a very busy weekend. It was so much fun though--I seldom go out, let alone with people (because REASONS, mostly involving the fact that I'm a broke hermit). But on Saturday I got to meet a whole slew of Ravelers at Columbus Pride.We started… Continue reading Knitter’s Weekend Part I: Pride Columbus Meetup and Yarn Crawl