All posts by: Moira

WIP: King of Swords

I’m currently working my way through Holly Lisle’s How To Write a Novel class. It is a happy coincidence that NaNoWriMo begins in November. I decided to take my work in progress novel for Holly’s class and use it as my NaNoWriMo entry for this year. With my school obligations and... Read More

Girl in the Rain

I’ve done several of these paintings. Everyone seems to really love them. I think they all ended up being donated to silent auctions for an animal rescue. Inspired by Cinnamon Cooney’s lesson found here.... Read More

Girl on a Swing

This painting was inspired by Cinnamon Cooney’s lesson that can be found here. I had it in my classroom for a while, but ultimately donated it to an animal rescue’s silent auction.... Read More

Updated Reading Challenge 2018

I’m up to 33 books read this year. Actually, I think I may have forgotten to put some on the list. You can check out the entire list here. Updated titles are all young adult (I’m reading them to discuss with my students) and commonly dystopian. Here are the most... Read More

Following The Artist’s Way

I decided to take the 12 week path found in Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. Though I haven’t decided if I’m going to share every thought here, I have started on the morning pages and I’m planning an artist date for this coming week. If I’m going to continue on the... Read More

Review: We Are Legion

Originally posted on Goodreads. This book is for: fans of science fiction. The Bobiverse Series includes: We are Legion (We are Bob), For We Are Many, and All These Worlds Bob Johansson is a pretty smart guy – until he gets killed in an almost cringe-worthy coincidental accident as soon... Read More

Reading Challenge 2018

Seeing as I have all this teacher stuff going on – and I want to have all this writer stuff going on – I decided to go light on my reading challenge this year. However, I’m really blowing through the numbers, so I may have to reevaluate my goal! 2018... Read More

Ever After – Beauty and the Beast

Note: This is a repost as I am condensing all my sites. Here’s my take on the second lesson. I am really learning what I do and don’t like – and that is a good thing. What I liked: The background – I loved melding all those colors together The... Read More

Ever After – Mermaid (2)

Note: This is a repost as I am condensing all my sites down to one. I was so excited about my first attempt that I tried again. I think I like this one better, but I’m very happy with both of them. What I liked: Her hair – She’s got... Read More

Ever After – Mermaid (1)

Note: This is a repost as I move and condense my multiple sites into one. Because I have so much free time (ha!), I decided to join an online art workshop. I’m in several actually, but true to form I get distracted or bored and have trouble getting through them... Read More