You may have noticed that it's been a bit quieter in these parts as of late. I've noticed a turn in the venues I use for output as the sun comes out from hiding all winter. This is to say my writing [...]
a cabinet of curiosities and wonders
Kira Butler's blog is the crucible for her creative practice, where she shares a little bit of the old dark stuff with other like-minded individuals who deal in the sort of shadows that have heft, those with an affinity for teeth and claws, and those who can't help but stir the spirits up.
Horror, Dark Fantasy, and YA Fiction
what i've been reading lately
A voracious reader with an unending appetite for new books, Kira's personal library presently numbers at just under a thousand titles (and that's not including what she keeps on her kindle.) This is her love affair with the written word: fiction and non-fiction recommendations that she happily foists onto others.
Cemeteries and Other Strange Places
documenting the wanderlust
Journeying to find inspiration in odd places, Kira often finds herself wandering to locations where art and history intersect. Her travels have taken her to a handful of countries as she slowly works her way through a very large bucket list of cemeteries, medical museums, and cabinets of curiosity. This is her photographic journey.
BuJo for World Domination
down the planning rabbit hole
"I get it, it's just like when I paint minis," said my boyfriend to me as I brandished a ruler and a micron pen at him. I'm like Alice following a white rabbit with the whole Bullet Journal thing. Join me as I adapt Ryder Carroll's system for planning, plotting, and writing novels, and then managing the harrowing submission process.