where we slept

we are staying at The Surfjack in waikiki and it lovely 🌞. okay not all these lamps are in the bedroom area, but I wanted to draw them all. (and I am experimenting with colored pencils since I didn’t feel like packing a billion tubes of gouache.) . #thesurfjack #waikiki #alohatuesday #luckywelivehawaii

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Ursula!

“…where I can get prickly and combative is if I’m just called a sci-fi writer. I’m not. I’m a novelist and poet. Don’t shove me into your damn pigeonhole, where I don’t fit, because I’m all over. My tentacles are coming out of the pigeonhole in all directions.” . from an interview with Ursula K.…

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Why We Sleep

I suck at sleeping, I do the wake-up-at-4am-and-worry-about-everything type of insomnia. and I liked to think it didn’t matter so much, but after reading this excellent book I am really, finally working on fixing it (even to the point of not drinking any alcohol, which is, you know, hard 🙄). Scribner 2017 hardcover, design by…

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unmotivated

whew y’all I am having a tough time getting motivated in 2018. I think bc making the book was 8+ months nonstop work, and then I was a bit sick with that weird cough-flu thing everyone has right now, and I just still feel TIRED. (okay and there’s some of that post-giant-project lost-ness as well;…

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