Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Tale of the Octoarm Scarf

http://karencarlisle.purplefiles.net/2015/08/05/the-tale-of-the-octoarm-scarf/ Many (many) years ago, I tried to crochet. I had plans. They crashed and burned. As a student, I could afford only basic equipment. This meant plastic crochet hooks. I broke two before I gave up on the whole … Continue reading

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Of Curiosities, Updates and Blurbs

http://karencarlisle.purplefiles.net/2015/08/02/of-curiosities-updates-and-blurbs/ Chapters 11-15 are transcribed, with many edits and rewrites. 23171 words in ten days! Who’d have thunk it? It is a strange thing to read a first draft (scribbled in November’s NaNoWri, last year) and think did I write … Continue reading

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Of Curiosities, Updates and Blurbs

Chapters 11-15 are transcribed, with many edits and rewrites. 23171 words in ten days! Who’d have thunk it? It is a strange thing to read a first draft (scribbled in November’s NaNoWri, last year) and think did I write that?¬†Gosh, so many adjectives dropped and repeats excised. I know I said I was going to…

Of Curiosities, Updates and Blurbs was originally published on karen j carlisle / off the artboard

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