Back in the 1980s, I started a story I called Seeker and Slayer. Even years later, when I started to really build Ihyel, I knew where the story would go. And yet, I wrote on the map: Shelved Idea. I made notes. The earliest incarnation of the story I have somewhere in my files. Probably… Read More Origins of Seek the Monster
“Indeed, though she had shown cause that evening for this particular loyalty [to her work], she had never felt it necessary to show cause to herself. She had written what she felt herself called upon to write; and though shew as beginning to feel that she might perhaps do this thing better, she had no… Read More Why Create Ihyel?
I tune my harp. The pins sometimes need such a delicate touch it is as if I must only tap the handle of the tuner… and then there’s this exquisite turn of the pin. It is as soft as a breath. Just this and the strings go from sharp or flat to tune. I paint… Read More Tuning Pins and Paint Brushes