Women Writing the Weird

My preference for weird and dark fiction is something that is often reflected in my writing. This wasn’t always the case. When I was growing up, I tended towards fantasy. I would occasionally dip into murkier water, but the books in the horror section were most often written by men and that flavor of theContinue reading “Women Writing the Weird”

Textile Dreams and Velveteen Allies

Today at Myth and Moor, an incredible blog on the mythic arts, Terri Windling-Gayton posted musings by C.S. Lewis accompanied with images of textile sculptures by artist Mister Finch. I’ve been fascinated with Mister Finch’s textile creations since first being introduced to his work in 2014. The combination of quotes and images struck a chordContinue reading “Textile Dreams and Velveteen Allies”

A Great Start to a New Year

Winter is my favorite season of the year. There is something about dark days and long nights that nourishes my soul. The cold and quiet that comes with deep winter allows me the time to contemplate the direction of my creative work. In An Unspoken Hunger, Terry Tempest Williams writes about these connections between placeContinue reading “A Great Start to a New Year”