Hello lovely people! This has been quite a year so far for me. From Under the Mountain was published, I went to three cons (with two more still to come), I took over as Marketing Director at REUTS, and came out as agender. I've been writing pretty steadily through the year, but it's occurred to … Continue reading Overly Ambitious, or Just Ambitious Enough?: October Updates
Hello lovely people! This has been quite a year so far for me. From Under the Mountain was published, I went to three cons (with two more still to come), I took over as interim Marketing Director at REUTS, and came out as agender. And it's only just now September! I've been writing pretty steadily … Continue reading Project Updates and OH HEY, I have a newsletter!
Hello friends! Next Wednesday, I'll be reading with several other queer Portland-local authors at a Pride Foundation salon/fundraiser hosted by Another Read Through. It's going to be a wonderful event celebrating queer stories of all kinds, and I hope you can make it. Several weeks ago, I painted a piece for the event with the … Continue reading Art Auction for the Pride Foundation!
If you write, you're a writer. If you art...you're an artist? My family had an interesting conversation over dinner a few weeks ago about how we define art. It came up in relation to music, specifically a more experimental track that, for some of us, stretched the definition. We started comparing our ideas about art … Continue reading Art is a Lie, Nothing is Real
If you follow me on Instagram, you know that a lot of my posts are art-related. Over the past year or so, I've been getting back into art and doing a lot of trial and error with character design and medium. The subject of almost all this experimentation has been Guerline, the main character of From … Continue reading The Art of FROM UNDER THE MOUNTAIN
I'm something of a serial hobbyist. This is true despite the fact that one of my hobbies, writing, is now my job. I suppose it's a holdover from my high school days, when I did a lot of creative extracurriculars. I cultivated a lot of skills in areas I really enjoyed. Some of it persisted … Continue reading Jack of All Hobbies
I love fan art. Art is one of the ways fans connect to their favorite things and I think it's really great. I haven't personally drawn any fan art in a really long time, mostly because life got in the way and drawing--which was a big hobby of mine in high school, not so much … Continue reading Pretty Sketchy