Molly- a true crime analysis is my experimental graphic novel, originally workshopped online in weekly instalments between January 15, 2017 and January 13, 2018. I call the current online version the third … Continue reading Relaunch and new look: my online graphic novel “Molly, a True Crime Analysis, the third draft”
I attended an event last night at the Vancouver Public Library. I am so glad I went alone, for not only could I soak in the event itself (as I … Continue reading When grief is like a wave crashing on shore…
— See there- my Molly, in death- so white Coming clothed in flowers, entering the night. My fate, through her eyes, is being foretold My dreams, my wounds, my joys … Continue reading Molly, my Molly, has acknowledged the past. #graphicnovel
Several developments since I last mentioned Molly. This work infuses my life in every way. I am currently editing the manuscript and working on releasing instalment 1 as a … Continue reading January 15, 1953. Stanley Park, Vancouver. #coldcase
Molly, my graphic novel, is not just an illustrated work of creative non-fiction, nor is it simply about one cold case- it is a Vancouver story. It belongs to the people … Continue reading Join the ‘100 Faces’ Street Art Project for instalment 1 of my graphic novel.
I am going to tell the story of my life in an alphabet of ashes. – Blas de Otero — GRABLINE: He brushed the leaves aside and uncovered the most … Continue reading Molly’s confession. #graphicnovel study #openingsequence
Recall March 7, 2013, photoshoot at Salmagundi West for my graphic novel. I am struck by the ability of my model, Jocelyn Louise, to convey, in a simple glance, the pain of … Continue reading It doesn’t stop him. My death stops him. #graphicnovel study
On March 7, 2013, I was humbled at the generosity of Salmagundi West owner Anna Banner who allowed us to use her store as a back drop for our latest … Continue reading With a faery, hand in hand… photo shoot for the #graphicnovel at Salmagundi West!
When Crow was white he decided the sun was too white. He decided it glared much too whitely. He decided to attack it and defeat it. He got his strength … Continue reading “Where white is black and black is white, I won.” #graphicnovel study #crowskull
Sometimes, the truths that we hold to be fixed in our culture develop a fissure, which widens into a crack, and as we watch, the mirror shatters shard by shard, … Continue reading Maybe you mistook me for an angel… #graphicnovel studies and research
It rasped her, though, to have stirring about in her this brutal monster! To hear twigs cracking and feel hooves planted down in the depths of that leaf-encumbered forest, the … Continue reading … the depths of that leaf-encumbered forest, the soul… #graphicnovel study
As I experiment with marrying text to illustration in my graphic novel, I am working from the end backwards, creating a working title and promotional mockup. Acting as if the … Continue reading Regarding Molly- importance of working titles and “acting as if…”