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Journal 22 Finished

I am usually behind when it comes to having the next journal complete by the time I finish one journal. But this time, I finished Journal #22 as I finished making the next five journals. Journal #22. Plus my shoebox of empty notebooks has acquired new journals from Paper Source. The five journals I made.

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Goals for 2015–April Update

Poems Read: 173/365 Poems Written: 107/365 Short Stories Read: 54/365 Short Stories Written: 13/52 Sketches: 352/365 Art Pieces: 75/52 Handmade Books: 9/52 Books Read: 44/52 Submissions: 79/250 Videos: 0/156 Finish Nightwish Poetry Project: finished Century Child album Polish a novel draft by June: decided to polish Charlotte’s novel, in both graphic novel and hybrid novel …

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Goals for 2015–March Update

Poems Read: 167/365 Poems Written: 64/365 Short Stories Read: 16/365 Short Stories Written: 7/52 Sketches: 255/365 Art Pieces: 29/52 Handmade Books: 9/52 Books Read: 30/52 Submissions: 38/250 Videos: 0/156 Finish Nightwish Poetry Project: working on Century Child cut outs Polish a novel draft by June: started reading first draft Put together a book of poetry …

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Goals for 2015–February Update

Poems Read: 122/365 Poems Written: 31/365 Short Stories Read: 11/365 Short Stories Written: 6/52 Sketches: 187/365 Art Pieces: 25/52 Handmade Books: 6/52 Books Read: 17/52 Submissions: 10/250 Videos: 0/156 Finish Nightwish Poetry Project by April: working on Century Child cut outs Polish a novel draft by June: researched Victorian Era Put together a book of …

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Whatcha Mean, What’s a Zine?

“Whatcha Mean, What’s a Zine?: The Art of Making Zines and Mini-Comics” by Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson is a great read. I learned new folding techniques to try with my own zines. Definitely a necessary book for zinesters everywhere.

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Goals for 2015–January Update

Poems Read: 100/365 Poems Written: 6/365 Short Stories Read: 9/365 Short Stories Written: 3/52 Sketches: 65/365 Art Pieces: 9/52 Handmade Books: 5/52 Books Read: 7/52 Submissions: 5/250 Videos: 0/156 Finish Nightwish Poetry Project by April: Polish a novel draft by June: finished NaNo draft, printed draft Put together a book of poetry by July: gathered …

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Journal 19

I finished my 19th journal. It was fun to play with the Coptic stitch for this notebook.

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Journals 16 and 17

I’m proud to say that I made these two books. Journals 16 and 17 are complete!

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Finn Family Moomintroll–Tove Jansson

I have an idea. What about going to the top of the mountain and making a pile of stones to show that we were the first to get there? Some people look better without hats. As everyone knows, if the first butterfly you see is yellow the summer will be a happy one. If it …

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Comet in Moominland–Tove Jansson

I first discovered Tove Jansson’s work while researching Finnish authors. I didn’t realize when I started reading the Moomin comics and this book series that I would finally find my favorite books of all time. One of the questions I’ve always hated is “What is your favorite book(s)?” because I have a lot of favorites. …

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