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Member Since 31 Dec 2007
Offline Last Active May 14 2015 10:00 PM
Apparently tonight's party was for @ModestMedusa's birthday. WAY TO TELL PEOPLE, JAKE! Happy birthday, ya goon. :) <3 Updated 09 Jun · 0 comments

About Me

I am a writer. I write science fiction and fantasy, primarily in Victorian worlds though not necessarily steampunk. I was the November story prompt in Neil Gaiman's "A Calendar of Tales." Check out my website for more.


I spin, knit, read P.G. Wodehouse, Jane Austen, Anthony Trollope and Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels obsessively, and have bad addictions to BPAL, nail polish and fountain pen ink. I live with my husband, two homeschooled daughters, two smug cats and a floppy dog in a 130-year-old house in Portland, Oregon.

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  • Member Title gypsy queen in a fairy tale
  • Age 54 years old
  • Birthday May 5, 1961
  • Gender
    Female Female
  • Interests
    Apart from BPAL, I am writing a series of novels called "An Intimate History of the Greater Kingdom" in which scent frequently appears. The first two books n the series are out now.

    I read voraciously. Favorites include Gaiman, Austen, Dickens, Trollope, Heyer, the Brontes, and I'm currently plowing my way through the Harvard Classics. My favorite books of all time, though, are Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin series.

    I am a Pagan with special relationships with Mary, Erzulie Freda, Frigga, Odin and Mercury.

    I also spin and knit, and mother two teenaged girls.
  • Mood
    intensely inspired


  • Favorite Scents
    Mama-ji (my default)
    Spicebush Swallowtail
    The Girl

    On my man:

    On my girls:
    Eat Me
    Miskatonic University
    Sugar Moon

    Notes: Honey, rose, violet, musk, amber, berries, currants, vanilla, leather, tobacco, nutmeg, cardamom, clove, black pepper, rosemary, citrus especially lemon, ylang-ylang, sandalwood, dirt, vetiver, cream, cocoa/chocolate

    Anti-notes: Almond in almost any amount, most jasmines, too much cedar, dragon's blood (reminds me of ex), most aquatics


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  • Location
    Portland, OR
  • Country
    United States

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