Really, I just was in the mood to paint tree bark. And I still feel an urge to paint tree bark. Hmm… Prints available, as always!
It is a good day. It is the sort of day that has restored my faith in humanity. People have been nice to me. I hit the two-third mark on Fairybreath illustrations, right on time. I finally got past the middle of Bread Wizard, and am now able to write the huge screaming Hollywood end, […]
I am getting annoyed at Wachovia sending me constant e-mails screaming “IMPORTANT ACCOUNT INFORMATION!” which makes me think “Crap! Overdrawn!” or “Oh god, I’ve been hacked!” or something, when it is Yet Another Notice that Wells-Fargo bought them and all our accounts will switch over next month. Yes. I know. I heard you the first […]
The title came to me in the middle of the night. My Catholic upbringing got me most of the way through it, and sheer bloody-mindedness got me the rest of the way, because on a 12 x 24, there is a whole lot of colored pencil work getting the robe textures to pop. Prints are […]
…and as my friend Otter and I stood in the duck decoy store, where we were effectively trapped, watching the police route traffic around the area where the bomb disposal squad was working, she turned to me and said “You know, this is all your fault.” I argued in vain that it was not my […]
I have nothing much useful to say. I’m just plugging away on Fairybreath art (Halfway! Woohoo!) and laying down a few thousand words a week on Bread Wizard. Everything is on schedule, nothing bad is happening, I am reading books and playing Civ5 and working on digging out the patio in the backyard, and while […]
The title popped up in a discussion of House of Leaves, so I wound up reading The Red Tree last night, pretty much in one go. That should tell you right there that it’s a page turner, and well-worth the read—the writing is elegant and cruel and it was genuinely very scary, go forth, read, […]