2015 Goals: July check-in

July has not gone well for me, writing wise. My partner has been on vacation and I went to visit my family then we went together to visit his family. I’ve been somewhat exhausted from all this socializing, not to mention my 3 AM wake-up calls for my fabulous...

Art and life

The first time I thought I understood art was when we took a class trip to the Helsinki fine art museum, Ateneum. We had an assignment to choose one of the works on show and draw it to the best of our capability. I chose this one: I still can’t quite express the...

Introversion and dealing with people

Most people refuse to believe it when I tell them that I’m shy and introverted. It takes effort for me to speak whenever I’m with people I don’t know, and people I know too for that matter. Meeting new people is not only exhausting but terrifying for...

Loquacious Blues

I gave up on being able to go to Worldcon when I got my rejection from Clarion. But after a series of fortunate events it turns out that I’m going after all! And I’m in the middle of the Writing the Other course with Tempest Bradford and Nisi Shawl and...