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Upcoming Events

Have you checked my author pages yet? I have several events coming up soon! January 18: Introduction to Drop Spindle class at Maker's Mercantile Join me for a 2 hour introductory lesson into spinning with a drop spindle! We'll cover the quick and dirty basics to get you started asap, answer questions, and provide resources… Continue reading Upcoming Events

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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

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The F-Word

I’d like to take a moment to talk about a dirty word. The F-word. No, not that one. Think for a moment. Look inside yourself for the answers Do you believe that people should be hired and paid based on merit? Do you believe people should be able to study whatever subject they want, regardless… Continue reading The F-Word

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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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The Un-Illustrated Edition

One of these days, I'm going to remember to take actual photos when I go to Symposium. I swear, it will happen. Eventually. Every year, I pack my camera, charger, cord, and extra battery with the intention of drafting 1-3 blog posts while I'm away. I think about the types of things I want pictures… Continue reading The Un-Illustrated Edition

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October Book Haul!

Yes, I know, I'm a little late. At any rate, I picked up several new books the last week of October/First week of November. I got a total of seven--three hardbacks, a paperback, and 3 ebooks. There were also a couple of library books in there, but that is a whole other post. 🙂  … Continue reading October Book Haul!

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Steampunk Symposium Recap

Greetings, 21st century people! I am back. I'm rested. And I had a fantastic time! This year was hands down the best Symposium since it started in 2012 (well, last year might have been pretty good, too, but I wasn't there). We drove down to Cincinati on Friday, arriving too early to actually check in… Continue reading Steampunk Symposium Recap

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Packing

Hey guys, just a quickie post today. We leave for Steampunk Symposium on Friday morning, and I still have so much to do! So what does one pack for a steampunk convention, other than the standard items like underwear and hand sanitizer? Alice and I are still perfecting the list, but here a few of… Continue reading Packing

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Works in Progress

Oh, hi Friday! You snuck up on me. When did you get here?  I've been working on several projects lately, and I've even finished one! I finished the village socks with only a little yarn left over. This is an improvised pattern. I think I have my own personal sock recipe down for the most… Continue reading Works in Progress

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Cameo Apearances

I just went to see The King's Speech, and there were several familiar faces: Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter,Geoffry Rush and Michael Gambon to name a few, as well as this one: I highly recommend the movie (because really, you can't go wrong if it involves Colin Firth, who delivers an extremely moving performance), and… Continue reading Cameo Apearances