How do you conquer the blank page? Are you a cat or a dog (or perhaps a bug aficionado) person? We don’t have any pets right now, other than some free loading spiders in the garage, but I spend a lot of time drawing animals. Hope you have a smashing weekend! * HAPPY FRIDAY! * No creatures were harmed in the making of this cartoon. 🙂 P.S. – Just listed 2 new illustrated cards in my Etsy shop! For the rest… Read more »

Today’s topic: Reading. Mission: Find a quote that highlights the awesomeness of bookish pursuits. Conflict: “Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.” ~Albert Einstein  VS. “Books are a uniquely portable magic . . . If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”… Read more »

It’s National Novel Writing Month and I’m participating again.  It’s so exciting starting a brand new project. Although, I have to admit, I’ve never juggled this many writing projects at one time.  I’m thinking about buying brand new outfits–one for each story.  Then I could just change wardrobe when I open a different Word document (I assume my brain will make the transition as well). Totally makes sense, right? Even without the new outfits, I’m having fun.  This NaNoWriMo quote… Read more »