Living in the Future!

I’m back! It has been a long hiatus, but I’m really feeling the energy right now. Like waking up with a huge albatross not weighing around my neck. I’m sure plenty of people have felt the strain of four years of constantly assuming crash position. Four years of waiting for “it” to happen; that senseContinue reading “Living in the Future!”

Perfume and Synesthesia

One of my greatest writing influences is Vladimir Nabokov, whose magical prose was said to be inspired by his synesthesia, defined in the dictionary as: the production of a sense impression relating to one sense or part of the body by stimulation of another sense or part of the body. (All your senses are mixedContinue reading “Perfume and Synesthesia”

Miami Adventure!

For some reason whenever I am in Florida, it gives me the oddest feelings. I guess I would say the place inspires me to feel both unsettled and in awe, and it is hard to put my finger on why. Something about it just seems so mysterious and potent, full of surreal (to me) floraContinue reading “Miami Adventure!”

Adventures in 1910’s Fashion

I have always been into vintage fashion, and could spend forever pouring over images of women of every decade on Pinterest. I collect books on fashion and vintage magazines, I really geek out. Of course I had a lot of fun dressing Luna Mulkerrins, the great female magician of 1912, as she is the starContinue reading “Adventures in 1910’s Fashion”

The Inimitable Aimee Crocker

So,  my new novel “Blythe of the Gates” is out now, and it is different than anything I have ever written. It being my first historical fiction piece, it is also the first time I’ve written anything that features cameos by real, actual, historical people. It is strange and different to form a character fromContinue reading “The Inimitable Aimee Crocker”

Bohemia Madness

I have a new novel coming out around the corner called “Blythe of the Gates,” set in 1911 Manhattan. It is my first piece of historical fiction, and I got really really into the time period, it is so rich! The Bohemian counterculture really seemed to preface the one of the 60’s in many ways.Continue reading “Bohemia Madness”