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: Empire of Ivory — December 3, 2017
  2. Book Review: Black Powder War — December 3, 2017
  3. Book Review: What Doesn’t Kill Us — December 1, 2017
  4. Book Review: The Nature Fix — November 15, 2017
  5. Book Review: The Index Card — November 9, 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

Sep 21

Book Review: Labyrinth

Labyrinth by Kat Richardson I’d heard of this series, and when I had the chance to buy a used copy at the library (cheap books! supporting the library!) I picked it up, glad that I’d have the chance to explore more urban fantasy. Since I write urban fantasy, I’m very picky about others’ novels. I’ve …

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Sep 18

Wing Close up

tee shirt wings close up

So here’s the detail of the wings that I printed using the photo emulsion technique. I took the silk screen and poured a bead of photo emulsion liquid on it, and used the squeegie to put an even layer on both sides, as it said to in the directions. Then, I put it in a …

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Sep 15

Book Review: Better by Mistake

Better by Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong by Alina Tugend Is it a good sign or a bad sign when the author references mostly books that I’ve already read? On one hand, it’s bad because it indicates that maybe this sub-genre (popular science) is panned out for me. On the other hand, the …

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Sep 12

Book Review: Open

Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage by Jenny Block Dan Savage had an interesting article the other day about monogamy, speaking out against it, actually, saying (to paraphrase) that insisting on monogamy is basically dooming people to an impossible, unnatural, and not really pleasurable state. Jenny Block has done more than talk …

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Sep 12

Tee shirt print, wings

tee shirt wings

I got this idea from a woman who had wings on the back of her tee shirt. It was one of those currently-popular Victoriana/skateboard style of designs. I don’t know what it’s called, but here are some examples. I’m sure you’ve seen stuff like this. My daughter calls it “steampunk rock design.” It’s a specific …

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