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

Dec 17

The Season of Asking

It seems like everyone this time of year is asking for something. I’ve been fielding calls from people asking for money, receiving fliers from charitable donation organizations, and even my favorite comic artist asked for pledges so he could stop living off ad revenue. So now, it’s my turn. I’m not asking for money (though …

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Dec 16

Book Review: Clockwork Angel

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare I went into this book with a “hope for the best, fear the worst” attitude. Both Steampunk and YA fantasy have been over-bred recently, and a novel that starts out with an orphaned teenage girl of unusual latent powers and a couple of smoking-hot troubled young men sounds like it’s …

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Dec 16

Smiley Ball Summer 2013 – G

Dec 13

Yellow Swallow Book

  I tend to work on several pieces at once, several shrines, several cups, or several books. With the book covers, I like to do three at the same time. That’s about as many as I can do and still have plenty of room for the covers and all the work-in-progress detrius on my studio …

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Dec 12

Book Review: The Swerve

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt This book has been on my “to read” list for so long that I can’t remember how it was or who recommended it to me. I had some idea that it was like GUNS GERMS AND STEEL or another one of those “history of technology” …

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