I have 30+ years of experience making things.
sewing & costuming
calligraphy & illumination
and dabbled in even more. (Flintknapping, I’m looking at you.)
Once upon a time, I was a professional performer,
featuring (but not limited to) such far-ranging disciplines as opera and jazz vocal performance, to classical and Middle Eastern dance, from Shakespearean theatre, to Celtic and Middle Eastern percussion.
I have sold a few short stories, and written several books. Genres include fantasy, horror, romance, historical, and any blends of those four.
My university degree was individually constructed to provide a solid arts and sciences platform, and a broad, interlocking education wherein any piece would support another.
Degree work includes:
Medieval Studies (centered on languages)
Museum Exhibit Design