Season of a Thousand Nice Moments

November 19th, 2022 For the last time this season, I get to thank the best community in the universe for being the best. Out of all the exchanges I had today, a unique one stays with me. A woman in her seventies walked by my table. I asked her if she read. She glanced quicklyContinue reading “Season of a Thousand Nice Moments”

To fill or burst, to break or bury, or wear as jewelry

November 18th, 2022 I’m reading a book called The Gift by Lewis Hyde and have a longer essay forthcoming, but I wanted to write a little on it before my last table gig of the year, tomorrow morning at Valley Creek Mall in Woodbury. The Gift is about (spoiler alert, I am so sorry) gifts.Continue reading “To fill or burst, to break or bury, or wear as jewelry”

Gratitude For Fall Tour ’22

November 15th, 2022 Encore? ENCORE!! First, I want to thank everyone who came to any (or all!) of the dates on my Fall Tour 2022. I was able to do a full week’s worth of appearances this season, and I met (or reunited with) hundreds of you delightful people. Every event was a success inContinue reading “Gratitude For Fall Tour ’22”

Twin Cities Con 2022 Recap

November 13th, 2022 “It’s so nice to finally meet you in real life!” There are a thousand thinkpieces out there about how to cure the internet and the problem of being very online; the solution has always been conventions. Being at a convention is a special kind of feeling at home. The amount of kindnessContinue reading “Twin Cities Con 2022 Recap”

Twin Cities Con ’22 Highlight

November 12th, 2022 I’ll do an entire Twin Cities Con weekend recap tomorrow night, but I am exhausted; I’m also exhilarated to be able to do it all over again, one more time, tomorrow. I just wanted to share this photo from one of the two panels I got lucky enough to be a partContinue reading “Twin Cities Con ’22 Highlight”

Twin Cities Con Panel News!

November 11th, 2022 So! Some exciting news! First of all: how are you? Good, or sorry to hear that. Secondly: I’ve been asked to participate in not one, but TWO panels at Twin Cities Con on Saturday! The first is called Creating Believable Pseudo-Science. It’s @ 2 pm in Rm 202. The second is calledContinue reading “Twin Cities Con Panel News!”

Twin Cities Con 2022 This Weekend!!

November 9th, 2022 It’s only a little over 24 hours until Twin Cities Con 2022 begins! I’ll be there ALL weekend to talk my work, your work, nerd stuff, geek things and, if none of that sounds good to you, the weather. That weather. I’ll have all of my books available! I’ll have 20 limitedContinue reading “Twin Cities Con 2022 This Weekend!!”

Twin Cities Con Exclusive Winter Print!

November 3rd, 2022 I am so excited to announce this Twin Cities Con exclusive winter 2022 print! If you follow me at all, you know I rarely create prints; the only other print I’ve done was a Weirdos summer print in 2021 for an Issues Needed release party. I’ve made just 20 of these 8Continue reading “Twin Cities Con Exclusive Winter Print!”

A Not-Slow News Week!

October 11th, 2022 Interviews! Awards! Mankato! This week is full of good news if you’re a fan of me or bad news if you don’t like me or want me to succeed at all. So shall we? First things first: I have a new interview up at CanvasRebel! It’s short and sweet and has someContinue reading “A Not-Slow News Week!”

NerdinOut Con 2022 Day 2

October 9th, 2022 Today at the convention, a kid walked up to my booth and picked up a copy of Brushfire. He looked carefully through it and then told me he wanted to look at everything in the room before he decided on what one thing he would buy. He told me he might beContinue reading “NerdinOut Con 2022 Day 2”