Give-aways and Coupons!!

For those of you not familiar with my Instagram and Facebook pages, start getting familiar!! I’ve been hosting monthly give-aways for my paperbacks the past few months and am excited to continue doing so. In addition, I will soon start creating special monthly coupons for my ebooks on Smashwords. This might include coupons for discounted…

Strange Folk Festival 2015

Wow…has it really been that long since I posted?? Rest assured, dear readers, I am hard at work on a number of projects!! And, in the meantime, I got accepted to be a vendor at the Strange Folk Festival!! Strange Folk is a huge annual event for all kinds of eclectic artists to share and…

The Books Have Arrived!!

Just a couple of hours ago I received proofs for several of the books and short stories I will be featuring at my book-signing on May 30th!! Everything is coming together and I am super excited!! Check out how beautiful they are. *Whispers creepily* “My preciouses…”

Artist(s) of the Week: The Artists of Tiadaghton House

Yesterday, my boyfriend and I had a lovely outing filled with good food and exquisite, whimsical art. We began at “Flamingo’s,” originally called “Maxwell’s” located off West Main Street in Belleville. You can see in the pics below why the restaurant ultimately changed its name. I was famished, so we ordered toasted ravioli, garlic cheese…

2014: Celebrating Belleville’s 200th Anniversary

Tonight, my sweetheart and I had the awesome opportunity to watch fireworks at Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC), in celebration not only of Independence Day, but also of the 200th birthday of Belleville, IL, our hometown. I will admit I haven’t really cared about fireworks in some years, but I wanted to go tonight–and I am…

Artist of the Week: Philip San Gaspar -aka- Kishiro-Kun

Hullo, fellow readers, writers, artists, musicians, and other creative spirits everywhere! I am going to start something new on my blog; each week, I will be showcasing a new artist I have discovered that I think is really brilliant. This might be an artist I have hired to do some illustrations or cover designs for…

New Experience: First Cardinals Game!

Journal Entry: April 28, 2014 Going to my first-ever Cardinals’ game with Chris tomorrow: “New experience!” I tried to go to Wal-mart to get a Cardinals shirt for the event, but my Debit card is no longer working and I can’t call the bank to activate my new one because the bank is dumb and…

Commissions Are Open!!

Originally posted on Space Case:
Since my schedule is pretty much up in the air, I have a lot of free time on my hands. Why not open up commissions to fill the time when I’m not working? For sketches and lineart, I work with graphite/archival ink and bristol board. For waterolors, I work with…

Hullo, world; I think I’m going crazy

At last! A new blog. I’ve blogged before, but I needed a fresh start, a fresh place to share all my crazy thoughts and emotions as of late. I mean, my other blogs are strictly professional anyway. I need a little bit more of a personal approach. Anyway, so I’ve already posted this to Facebook,…