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Indie Tea Motivation

I remember the day when Whitney G emailed me, asking me to be a keynote speaker at Indie Tea. My first thought: Wait, what? My second thought: Surely that’s a typo and she doesn’t actually mean for me to give a speech.

She did.

I had the extreme pleasure and honor of being on panels and workshops through the weekend. I hosted numerous one-on-one chats with authors at every stage of their career. I learned more from the attending authors and…

cupid’s no baby

The more research I did on Eros (Cupid), the more I fell in love with him. He’s one of the love children of Aphrodite and Ares. This particular sculpture I absolutely love…it’s Eros and Psyche, his wife.
I think what I love most about this is that he’s not a fat, naked baby. He’s strong and beautiful – and did you get a load of those wings? Freakin awesome.
In the book, Dita and Eros are good friends and close allys,…

Howdy Howdy

Well, hello.

First blog post on my author website. No pressure, right? So, I’ll just post an image of one of my favorite paintings of the Greek gods. This is The Awakening of Adonis by John William Waterford. He did a number of absolutely astonishing paintings featuring mythology, definitely check him out.