More Arty Goodness

Yes, folks, Mo*Con is this weekend — are you coming? Don’t forget, we’re launching Dark Faith and there’s going to be a massive signing with lots of authors. I’ll also have an artist’s table (which is starting to become something of a tradition for me at Mo*Con), with lots of lovely, affordable art that I’ve been working like gangbusters…

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This Is Your Child On Reality.

Lee: (at a birthday party Sunday, dancing around with a butterfly wand) I’m a fairy! Kaitlyn: (pictured) You’re not a fairy. You don’t have a dress on. Lee: Maybe it’s Halloween and I’m in disguise! Kaitlyn: It’s not Halloween. Lee: Maybe it is in Fairy Land! Kaitlyn: This is not Fairy Land. Lee: (Stops dancing. Hands over the wand…

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Art So Far

The third one is my favorite so far. I love the colors, and how the butterfly stamps contrast without distracting. The story/poem on it says: “Darkest quickly comes the night and hardest brighty burns the light. One and two for counting crows, red and blue for rain’s arced bows. Tried and true and just pretend comes fast the love…

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Fabulous First Friday

According to the York Dispatch, this month’s “Girl’s Night Out” First Friday was a rip-roaring success. Hooray! Check back for an upcoming Genre Chick interview with local PA poetess Barbara Decesar! (Hint: If you go to her website, click on the stars below the quotes for more information. If you try to click on the bee, you’ll just sit…

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My Biggest Fan

Yes, Mom, technically you and Dad are my biggest fans. Going into Books-a-Million and B&N and causing scenes when you discover that AlphaOops is sold out and toting signed copies to your class reunions ranks you right up there. But Griffin Hall totally floored me. Greg over at Funky Werepig told me during our infamous two-hour-long Valentine’s Day interview…

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Always Winter but Never Christmas

Last night at the Chronicles of Narnia play, Lucy mentioned at least three times that it was “always winter but never Christmas.” And while I get the point probably needed to be hammered in to the audience consisting mostly of young children and disaffected parents of young children, it also made Lucy seem a bit shallow and materialistic, which…

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Red Qweens & Free Cookies!

FRIDAY!FRIDAY! FRIDAY! That’s right, York PA’s FIRST FRIDAY event this March 5th will be featuring some spectacular events (see a complete list here), including special appearances at the York Emporium by local poet Barbara DeCesare and yours truly Princess Alethea Kontis! We will be “performing” this night…and I happen to have an almost-finished copy of AlphaOops: H is for…

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App Testing

Im here in the at& t store with Gypsy and the kids, who are getting new phones before the blizzard. Of course, we still have to do Wal Mart and the grocery store…this ought to be fun! (I’m just glad Gypsy’s driving.). While I’m waiting I figured I’d download the WordPress app for the phone and give it a…

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