This is the blog I contributed to the Women In Horror Month series from the New England Horror Writers. Link is here. The first time I really paid much attention to Women in Horror Month was back in February 2015, during the kerfuffle now known in the horror community as #HagGate. Basically, several Maine authors—particularly … Continue reading Go Ahead. Make My Day.
I'm on a bit of a steampunk kick lately. I blame this poem, one of my nanopowrimo pieces, for it. Or, possibly the awesome steampunky clothes I saw at the Ren Faire. Or possibly the fact that I recently reread an old favorite, Paula Volsky's Illusion, which I think arguably just might qualify as the … Continue reading Steampondering
I'm a writer, but I love art in any form. I can (and do) spend hours looking at sites like Pinterest and Tumbler. I'm all about feeding your head and your muse, but also, I just love art. Here's an example from one of my favorite artists, Chris Achilleos. This is the sort of thing … Continue reading On fractals, math, art, creation, the universe, quantum physics and, of course, writing.
Sorta. I pretty much abandoned my livejournal blog in 2012. No particular reason; I just didn't feel like blogging. Recently a spam comment led me back to an old lj post where I was ruminating about blogging and why I started one in the first place. Reading it made me realize why I lost interest. I approached that … Continue reading New Year, New Blog
The Gulf of Mexico is home to more than 400 endangered animal species. I’m going to contain my rant about the current situation (deep breath) and instead focus on myths, legends and symbolism associated with some of the species threatened by the current crisis. This list, while by no means complete, includes not only animals … Continue reading Myths, symbolism and legends of some Gulf animals