Book two is finished!

 Coming soon: Dragons of Arethia Book Two: Binding Magic I’m happy to announce that I’ve finished the rough draft of Dragons of Arethia Book Two. It also has a title and a cover now! “Binding Magic” is the perfect title for the second book in this series, because it’s relevant …

Squirrel baby sweater and novel progress

Baby Sweaters I’m almost done with lots of things! First, I’m almost done with this baby sweater. It’s called All in a Nutshell and it’s available for free on Ravelry. The knitting part is all done, I just have to weave in the ends, block it, and put on buttons. …

Welcome to the world, Astrid Emelia!

Baby I’m long overdue for a blog post here, but this tiny little one has been taking up all of my time, and she frequently occupies my hands, as well. She was two weeks old as of Tuesday, and I can’t believe that two weeks have gone by so fast! …

Short Story: The Washery Mage

The Washery Mage: A Short Story set in Arethia Erzie is an untrained mage forced to work in Madam Deera’s washery so she and her mother can pay for her sister Emmie’s care. Emmie has mage talents as well, but because of them has succumbed to the dreaded mage sickness …

Spinning Wheel for Sale

I am selling my spinning wheel, hopefully locally! I’m putting up a blog post about it so that I can link people to the photos of it. I already posted it on my local Craigslist, and this is a copy of the text from there, so I don’t have to …

Why We’re Using Cloth Diapers

It’s about time for my first fully baby-related blog post, I think. And the topic is cloth diapering! I decided a long time ago that I wanted to do cloth diapering, way before we knew we were going to have a baby. I was working as an assistant teacher in …