Year of Creators Interview: Dawn Vogel

Welcome to the inaugural Year of Creators interview! We’re kicking things off with the multi-talented and multi-dimensional Dawn Vogel. It’s not enough that she’s one of the editorial geniuses behind Mad Scientist Journal as well as a frequent vocalist in pop-up cover bands around Seattle. She’s also a sought-after crochet crafter and author. Her most […]

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Schedule for Norwescon 40

This will be my fourth consecutive Norwescon, and my third year coordinating the Horror track–one of the highlights of my year. I don’t have that busy of a convention this year, which is nice. I’m looking forward to being a fly on the wall for several panels (particularly Horror’s Role in Perpetuating Fear of the Other […]

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Scenes from a Misspent Youth

It’s been way too long since I’ve posted, and I probably owe an apology or maybe an explanation. Short answer: health, politics, and depression cornered me in an alley, beat me up, and took my lunch money. Crawling my way out now. Thanks for sticking around. Now, on to the Feature Presentation. Occasionally one of […]

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Destination: Norwescon 39

You feel that on the air? That’s the anticipation of this year’s Norwescon, though the convention itself isn’t until the final weekend of March. This will be the 39th Norwescon, it would seem. After this year it be early bedtimes and complaining about how everything hurts. Or is that just what happened to me when I […]

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Drawlloween Challenge 6-10

A continuation of the Drawlloween experiment. A short piece from what was originally an art prompt, each individual piece no more than 500 words. Fun-size, if you will. This was where things began to take a strange turn for me, where the daily exercises became something different. Parts 6-10 follow. Enjoy. 6 – Pumpkin The […]

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