Catherine Cheek

Catherine "Kater" Cheek is a writer and artist.

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

Oct 05

Book Review: The Figure in the Shadows

The Figure In the Shadows by John Bellairs I read this book as a child. In fact, it was one of my favorite books. It was one of the few books which made the short list of books I read over and over again. I remember that it was the second in a series, and …

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Oct 03

Seabingen progress!

  Here’s what I’ve done so far on the fourth Seabingen novel. It may not look like much, but it’s taken me a couple of months to get here. First, I read over the original novel and decided that it was crap that wasn’t worth publishing. Okay, so it’s not all crap; there are scenes …

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Oct 01

Fake Rock 3

I think this is the least impressive of the three rocks, but it does complete the set. Like the other two rocks, it sits flat, which is a nice bonus for if I want to put flowers or candles in them. I have not yet used them. Like many of the things I create, I …

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Oct 01

Book Review: Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids

Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids: Why Being a Great Parent is Less Work and More Fun Than You Think by Bryan Caplan This is a great title, in that it enticed me to pick this up, and it’s a bad title, because it would be more accurately titled “good reasons to have more kids.” …

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Sep 26

Silkscreen crow close up

Here’s the close up of the new crow image. This is the third crow design, fourth, if you count the one that didn’t turn out. As you can see, I painted back in some of the details with a brush, since not all the lines on the head and claws came out. To set the …

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