Inspired Designer just posted an in-depth interview with me, covering everything from my books and illustrations to sources of inspiration and style. The interview was a lot of fun and I couldn’t be happier about being included in Inspired Designer. Read the full interview here.
It’s out! It’s out! If I have one thing to tell you right now, it’s that my graphic novel Upside Down: A Vampire Tale is out! Get it at TopShelfComix.com.
Upside Down: A Vampire Tale comes out next month — just in time for Halloween! Pre-orders ship later this month, but in the meantime…meet Vermillion: Vermillion is the last witch on Earth, which makes her extra nasty! Armed with a spell book written by Madame Rose, Vermillion is determined to get revenge on vampires everywhere and … Read more
I thought that, after yesterday’s post regarding the digital future, we should have something a little lighter about books:
It’s true! My Monster Coloring Book was featured on Kickstarter’s Fascinating Posts section! (Now might be a good time to mention that you can get your own Monster Coloring Book, digital wallpaper, original artwork and coloring gift packs on Kickstarter.)
The Provo Library has been a good friend of mine for a long, long time. I first discovered Stephen King’s writing at the Provo Library. Bill Peet and Roald Dahl were there, too—not to mention M.C. Escher’s work, and books of paintings from Pablo Picasso. Books on writing, drawing, epic fantasies that soared inside my … Read more
Hooray—my website, jess-smiley.com is up! Comics, books, drawings, and more! It looks like this: What do you think? Building websites is the bane of my existence, but I finally have something decent to share. I’ll probably put up a post about easy web building in the future, but for now I’m just glad to have … Read more
This Saturday is the first annual Utah Festival of Books. “Fans of literature from throughout the state will be celebrating the beauty and power of the written word while enjoying a venue of wholesome entertainment for the entire family. The fun includes author signings, performances, booths, literacy activities, guest speakers, food and more! ” The … Read more