It is difficult enough in this age of awareness to be autistic, but in 1918 it didn’t yet exist as a diagnosis. With no vocabulary to describe her experiences or explain why certain things bother her, Julia Grace must navigate the social minefield that is Mt. Sinai School for Young Ladies. She leans on her… Continue reading By the Grace and ARC Availability
Are you ready? It's time for your first teaser for my next book, out October 6. It's spooky. It's dark. And it's inspired by a historical period that mirrors the current one. BY THE GRACE is a paranormal mystery set in 1918, with an autistic main character. Stay tuned for more information. If you want… Continue reading Coming this Fall
This looks a bit anticlimactic, doesn't it? I promise, it'll get more interesting. Eventually this is going to turn into a sock. I swear.Specifically, it's going to become the mate to the sock below that I made a couple of months ago, then walked away from so I could finish other stuff that needed to… Continue reading Knitting WIPs and FOs
Since my post last week, I've continued to ruminate over ways I can help the Black community and show my support, even though I'm limited right now. Last week I mentioned that I would do a free manuscript critique for any Black author. My next step is to work on educating myself. Over and over… Continue reading A Reading Challenge
Like many of you, I'm sure, I don't know what to do in the wake of recent events. All I can do is keep moving forward, which feels callous. But I am not at the center of this conversation, nor should I be as a white woman. I have tried to use my work to… Continue reading An Interlude
I know. No one likes a price increase. Especially right now. But sometimes, it's necessary. For every book I sell, I have to pay fees. Usually this is at least 3.5%, plus a flat fee. Part of this goes to the host site where I'm selling (WordPress, Gumroad, Etsy, Amazon), and part of it goes… Continue reading Price Change
That's right! Thanks to everyone's support (and a little help from my tax refund) there is now an online shop right here on KnotMagickKnitter.com where you can buy my books directly! Kindle versions of all my books are now available to purchase directly if you click on the Shop tab above. If you would like… Continue reading The KnotMagick Studios Web Shop is Now Open!
As someone who lived in Ohio their entire life (until recently, anyway), and spent the bulk of their adulthood in the capital city, I can tell you that Columbus is a study in contradictions. It's a city that prides itself in, well, Pride, having one of the largest Stonewall parades in the country, but it's… Continue reading Columbus and Prohibition
Sometimes, I get stuck on a jag. By that, I mean I get REALLY into something, and just want more and more of it. A few years ago, it was Nancy Drew. Nancy was one of my favorite childhood companions. My favorite books to read were about kids who had lots of friends and the… Continue reading The Books We Can’t Find
That's right, it's that time again! Some of you may remember Dru from a few years ago; it was first released as a serial novella here on the blog. Searching the site will pull up the original version. Starting April 14, you'll be able to download a Kindle version, newly revised and expanded. Patrons will… Continue reading Cover Reveal!