Whew! BookCon 2017 ended Sunday evening, but it feels like I should still be getting ready for it! Crazy how quickly it went by… It was a lot of fun, though, and I got to meet a ton of awesome people. My only regret is not taking photos while I was there. I wish I … More BookCon is over! Now what??
After countless hours embroidering, tracing, cutting, sewing, stuffing, and finishing by hand, they have finally arrived in all their glory. And with watermarks on their photos this time, too. You remember the first batch of arkin plushies, right? They were all beanies and came in mostly neutral hues. Gold, red, and blue were the exceptions. … More The Arkin Plush Army
BookCon finally has their showroom floor maps up! As a reminder, I’ll be in booth #2677, so stop by and say hi if you’re attending!!
Name: Myrikanj Species: Yukarian Sex: Female Gender: Female Date of Arrest: 10.02.0056 AW Notable Physical Traits: Slightly paler blue skin than Yukarian norm. Dark blue tattoo on forehead just above antennae joint (obtained after imprisonment). Charge(s): Smuggling of weapons, illegal hallucinogenic spices; evasion of territorial taxation law; evasion of galactic taxation law; aiding and abetting … More Star Federation Database: Criminal Record – Myrikanj
Hey, all! Check out this absolutely wonderful digital drawing of my characters, Lissa and Blade! I’m in love with how dynamic this is, and the expressions of the characters. Whoever’s on the receiving end of their attention is not going to have a good time, you can be sure of that. This image was drawn by Hazumirein, … More Lissa & Blade by Hazumirein
BookCon 2017 is drawing closer, and I’m smack in the middle of prep work. I have my printed books ready to go–all checked for quality and consistency–a lot of plush in the works, and some additional merch. Let’s take a look: First up, the arkin beanies! I have 15 made, and plan on making 15 … More BookCon 2017 Update
One of the three dominant races of the galaxy, Yukarians originated from the planet Yukara, located within the Aurora Star System. The territory they control is the second-largest independent sector in the galaxy, greater even than human-controlled space. Unlike the reclusive Hyrunians, however, Yukarians have maintained open relations with the Star Federation and have granted movement … More Star Federation Database: Yukarians
My “Year in Review” post for 2016 was pretty pessimistic. Given how that year went, that’s probably surprising to no one, but hey. It’s a new year. While I’m personally of the opinion that it’s going to be a hell of a ride, I’m cautiously optimistic about getting a few personal projects and goals accomplished. … More Resolutions for 2017 #poweredbyindie
My personal reading challenge this year was a bit different from last year. Rather than trying to hit a book for certain categories, I had a set number of books that I wanted to read. Technically speaking, I fell a little short of my 25 book goal, but considering the upheaval in the first half … More 2016 Reading Roundup
Last week, I talked about singular moments in video games and how, no matter what kind of game you’re playing, there is always the chance for you to engage with that game in a special way and have a totally unique experience. I ended by saying that I had a very vivid memory of a … More As promised, that time I broke a romance…