Author's details

Name: Catherine Cheek
Date registered: August 10, 2007
URL: http://www.coopdegrace.com


Catherine "Kater" Cheek is a writer and artist.

Latest posts

  1. Book Review: Them — September 17, 2017
  2. Audiobook Review: The Butterfly Effect #1 — August 27, 2017
  3. Book Review: Scumble — August 25, 2017
  4. Book Review: A Beautiful Terrible Thing — July 29, 2017
  5. Book Review: Bossypants — July 26, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. “Emily’s Fifth Birthday” and “Alternative Medicine” — 16 comments
  2. Seeing Things, Part 1: The Big Idea — 10 comments
  3. Seeing Things, Part 8: First cover mockups — 10 comments
  4. Seeing Things, Part 11: paper books and cover design fallout — 9 comments
  5. First Stained Glass Panel — 8 comments

Author's posts listings

Jun 14

Book Review: Hero to Zero

Hero To Zero by Zach Fortier I got this off bookbub, figuring that I was willing to take a chance on a free book. It’s exactly as promised: stories of cops who went from excelling in their career to being persona-non-grata, usually because of hubris. Fortier has a direct style of writing. For the most …

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Jun 13

Need Zombies?

  http://www.littlebrown.co.uk/Books/detail.page?isbn=9781405528825 This is just out. Follow the link to get the book. My story “She’s Taking her Tits to the Grave” is in it, but there are a lot of other people you might also have heard of.          

Jun 10

Bubble Vase


I wanted to make a tumbler using a special mold that looks a little like a cuddly version of an iron maiden. It’s cylindrical and tapered, with dull spikes all over the inside, and if you were to use it on a simple piece of glass, you’d get a shape not unlike some jelly glasses from the …

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Jun 05

Book Review: The Alchemist

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho I started this book not having any preconceived notions of what it was or what it was about except that the cover said it was an international bestseller. I can see why it was an international bestseller. While the story is a simple story (which I had heard before, slightly …

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Jun 03

Blue Swirl Flower


To make this flower, I used a flower-shaped optics mold. the idea was to have an even number of petals because of the uniformity of the mold, but I melted it too many times and the petals lost their distinction. I think that clipping the edges makes for better petals.

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