New Year, New Thoughts

I’ve changed. I used to be the sort of person who came up with New Year’s Resolutions. Now, I find I’m more into New Year’s Directional Ideas – the more vague cousin of a resolution. In this season of my life, I find I look inward a lot and make changes all year round, on…

Tinker & Wish

I have shared previously on this (oft-neglected) blog about my developing skills in hand embroidery textile art. Well, to give myself more space to make these pieces, a platform by which to sell them, and a landing site for those who learn about me via exciting upcoming collaborative projects, I have launched Tinker & Wish!…

“What’s the deal with ‘The Scribbler’?”

Next month will be a year since I came up with the idea of making a monthly kid’s zine for adults, full of original short stories and illustrations. This year I have made and shared five brightly colored issues, each of them light-hearted and full of puns. ‘The Scribbler’ was born of my lifelong desire…

Creative Brain

After driving for a week, we have landed (however briefly) in Kentucky. It’s peaceful. Quiet. We are mere paces from a lake, and I can hear the water from my open window. It’s been raining the last couple of days, and I am basking in its glory. After spending more than six months in California…

Book Release Day!

It’s book release day for my new pen name, Penny Wells! My first romance novel, “The Heart of the Alchemist” is now out! When the love of her life dumps her, Katie spends three years living with a broken heart. Seeing him with his new fiancé prompts her to make some changes, but before she…