An Evening w/ Dennis Vogen & Labyrinth Puzzle Rooms

January 7th, 2022 I was hinting at something fun yesterday, and I am so happy to announce it today: I’m doing a collaboration with an amazing local business in Lakeville, Labyrinth Puzzle Rooms! I met with them yesterday and they have the kindest and most radical idea: instead of their lobby being solely a placeContinue reading “An Evening w/ Dennis Vogen & Labyrinth Puzzle Rooms”

Trash is Treasure

December 29th, 2021 It’s kinda funny that, as the world learns how to describe things in increasing detail, as we create smaller and smaller boxes to put our interests in, humans become gatekeepers for drama. Wrestling is just a soap opera. Soap operas are just comic books without the superpowers. Comic books are just realityContinue reading “Trash is Treasure”

inspo facto

December 23rd, 2021 As every year ends, we tend to curl up in our chair, stare out the window, and reflect on who we are, where we’ve been, and what the hell we’re even doing. That is definitely what I’m doing right now. As I learn more and more about people who make an actualContinue reading “inspo facto”

#artvsartist2021

December 13th, 2021 A lot of my favorite people — my artist friends — have shared their #artvsartist year, and I am nothing if not a wannabe waiting outside the house party, watching my breath freeze in the cold, so here is mine. These posts are also often about gratitude, and I have no shortageContinue reading “#artvsartist2021”

Long time no talk, I counted — Holiday Newsletter 2021

November 29th, 2021 Howdy, dear friends, precious family, and mortal enemies. When I added you to this email list, I promised I wouldn’t spam you; it’s been over a full year since I’ve sent you a newsletter (369 days, to be exact), so I’ll be eating a cookie (or sleeve of them) tonight to celebrateContinue reading “Long time no talk, I counted — Holiday Newsletter 2021”

Taking Back Monday

November 29th, 2021 On this Cyber Monday, one of the holiest of modern shopping days, I hope you consider the little guy. The local shop. Your neighbor or your friend or your family. It’s hard to express how big it is when we make a sale, especially since it’s such an intimate thing. Whether it’sContinue reading “Taking Back Monday”

The Double Nice Sale

November 26th, 2021 Are you one of those fans who keeps going to the online shop or seeing me at conventions, wanting to buy one of my books but not sure where to begin? Have you read all of my work digitally and want to take the next step by filling your bookshelf with everyContinue reading “The Double Nice Sale”

Holiday Sale 2021

November 13th, 2021 I’m in the spirit. First and most of all: I want to sincerely thank every single dang one of you who showed up to Fall Tour 2021. Whether I met you at FallCon XL in St. Paul, Twin Cities Con in Minneapolis, NerdinOut Con in Rochester, Alloy Brewing Company in Coon Rapids,Continue reading “Holiday Sale 2021”

#NerdinOutCon3 Recap

October 24th, 2021 Towards the end of the last day of NerdinOut Con III in Rochester, one of my new friends from Artist Alley came over to my table. He wasn’t sure if I had noticed, but a girl had just been literally jumping up and down with her latest purchase, beyond excited over theContinue reading “#NerdinOutCon3 Recap”

The Visitor’s Guide to the Vogenverse, and its Capital City of Faribault

October 18th, 2021 By now, the idea of a shared universe (or a multiverse) is a commonly known one. Comic book companies like Marvel and DC dived into the concept that their characters did not live in a vacuum; they were neighbors, friends, lovers, and enemies, and they inhabited the same world, affecting one anotherContinue reading “The Visitor’s Guide to the Vogenverse, and its Capital City of Faribault”