12
JUN
2012

As promised: pictures from Europe (plus exciting other news)

It took me a very long while to dig through the hundreds of pictures I took during my trip to Europe last month, but I finally have a small sampling to share. It rained for much of our vacation, and while that didn’t keep us from having a fantastic time, it unfortunately...
17
MAY
2012

I’m Home! (and a peek at TAKEN’s page passes)

If you follow me on twitter, you may have noticed a long bout of silence these last two weeks. Well, I was off in Europe with the Engineer, traversing through Paris and rural Germany and then wrapping things up in Amsterdam. It was a blast, filled with delicious pastries, coffee,...
06
APR
2012

Links, Vlogs, and TAKEN Updates

Lately, I’ve posted a lot of tutorials and dust jackets and book reviews, but I feel like it’s been awhile sine I wrote a simple update of what’s going on in the Land of Erin. (And maybe you guys don’t want these types of posts. Maybe they are boring. Let...
14
FEB
2012

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today is a very commercial holiday, but in a weird way, it always reminds me of Thanksgiving. Each and every Valentine’s Day I find myself reflecting on the number of wonderful people in my life. Friends, family, loved ones. I am truly blessed. I can’t help but feel...
11
NOV
2011

LAICOS has a new title!

That’s right. A new title! I want to talk a bit about why the book got retitled, as well as my adventurous process of finding the right one, but let me get to the goods first. (I know that’s what you want. You’re welcome.) So without further adieu, THE LAICOS...
22
AUG
2011

Winner of FAIRYLAND and a sneak peek at LAICOS!

Giveaway Winner! I hosted a little giveaway last week for THE GIRL WHO CIRCUMNAVIGATED FAIRYLAND IN A SHIP OF HER OWN MAKING by Catherynne M Valente. This book is so imaginative and rich and full of some of the most beautiful writing I have devoured in quite some time. I shared...