I am somewhere in the world, doing the things I do.
This is where, and this is what:
Wrestling, Fight Craft and the Art of Storytelling
Here, a certain Wednesday Addams agreed to hold Bones of Starlight: Fire On All Sides for a picture. But I didn’t ask her to face the light.
And then, we danced. Alongside a mohawk so sharp it gleams with hundreds, if not thousands, of lumens.
Until July 31: Paypal $5 per bookmark sticker to firstname.lastname@example.org with quantity & address in note to receive anywhere in the world. Limit 25.
Talk about a beautiful misprint! While I was under the impression that I would be receiving vinyl transfers and not inside-window stickers, they do make lovely glassine bookmarks.
While I visit Nine Worlds in London & Worldcon 75 in Helsinki, these will be given to anyone who can show me they ordered a copy of Book 1, Fire On All Sides!
Friday & Saturday were both beautiful days to do the things we love to do best, and that included writing and group creativity! From river to art installation to stage, live art, and teahouse – we connected in different ways with writing and perspective. We had such an engaging group of people.
I also mic-delivered the entirety of The Lay of Sakhana & Zoe from Book 1 during Saturday’s open mic at the Dream Zone (2). I’ve read parts of this at speculative poetry panels at Arisia (Boston) and Norwescon (Seattle). Will share official photos when they come…
Below, Adam One (13th Sequence centerpiece artist) in front of his live painting, with our friends.
Here is a workshop artwork I made, featuring the tree people of Cascadia:
And while I was away from my studio, it was shortly inhabited with experimenting graffiti art by George Myers (below).
This weekend come practice creativity with words and story, with me, in the lovely multi-arts setting of Cascadia Festival!
My workshops at Mythica (link to facebook event):
Friday 1:30-2:30, Lawn (then walk): Live Muse Writing
Saturday 1:15-2:45, Dream Zone: Synaesthetic Processing & Mind Maps
For the moment, have a look at the richly intriguing collective pages made at the Liminal Alchemy art party at Praxis Gallery, Seattle.
Here’s an excerpt:
magnanimous is a state one achieves when one ascends to entelexeia.
entelexeia is acquired when integrity is curated within one’s character.
one’s character is refined by habits of repeated actions.
repeated actions are driven by one’s choices.
one’s choices are inspired by a collection of thoughts.
true thoughts that move one’s self are intrinsically magnanimous.
Listen carefully and one will be moved, inspired, and create without integrative