I've made significant progress so far this Socktober. I got the sock yarn all plied and ready for finishing. There's definitely enough for a pair of socks, which I was worried about. Now I'm worried that I didn't ply it tight enough. Guess I'll find out when the socks are worn. Until then I'm incredibly … Continue reading Turning heels
I'm currently rereading one of my favorite series the Kate Daniels books by Ilona Andrews, who is actually the husband and wife team Gordan and Ilona Andrews. Seriously, if you haven't read these, they're one of the best urban fantasy series on the market, and they have one of the best worldbuilding premises I've come … Continue reading Open with your hook – Magic Bites
https://www.facebook.com/joahy03/videos/1760910693949420/ There's no denying that the news has been an unending stream of awful this year. Working in social media I don't really have the option to unplug, so I've been combatting the awful by increasing the ammount of kitten content in my personal streams. I've found adding kittens to be immensly helpful. Especially … Continue reading On the Medicinal Benefits of Kittens
I've been working on new socks for winter. I started at least two pairs over the summer, but generally I decided it was too hot to knit or spin so I put them away. Now the weather's cooled off a tad and out came the knitting needles. I turned the heels on my City Lights … Continue reading Slipping a stitch
Wow, September went by really fast. I've just taken a look at my reading list and I only read 10 books this month (my average is closer to 15). Some of that I'm sure was catching up on a few animes. But I've also been knitting and spinning quite a bit to get ready for the colder weather.
I've read a lot of writing advice discussing how to get your muse to talk to you. While this seems to be helpful to some, my problem is mostly I can't get mine to shut up. Ever. Muse, in this case refers to a little bit of constantly running internal commentary, often a source of … Continue reading On getting my muse to shut up for a bit…
I recently finished reading A Gentleman in Moscow for the book club I participate in. I have to say I found it to be one of the more enjoyable books I’ve read for the club so far. For a book about a man stuck in a hotel for most of his life, it was surprisingly entertaining.