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: A Beautiful Terrible Thing — July 29, 2017
  2. Book Review: Bossypants — July 26, 2017
  3. Book Review: Throne of Jade — July 3, 2017
  4. Book Review: White Trash. The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America — July 3, 2017
  5. Book Review: I Capture the Castle — June 25, 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

Nov 15

Book Review: Choice Theory

Choice Theory: A New Psychology of Personal Freedom by William Glasser My best summary of Choice Theory is that unhappiness almost always results from an unsatisfactory relationship, and unsatisfactory relationships almost always involve one person trying to control the other. You can’t control another person, you can only give them information.* This book expands this …

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Nov 14

Crow Charm Book

crow charm book back

I’d had three half-finished book covers waiting around for a long time, probably a year or more, and never gotten around to finishing them. Partly it was a lack of time, and partly it was because I felt like I lacked any creative ideas. This is kind of unusual for me, but when I feel …

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Nov 13

Alternate Susan — Chapter Eighteen

Chapter Eighteen       I waited on Derek’s doorstep for him. It was kind of a Bo thing to do, but I’d brought a dozen sunflowers rather than a dead bat. I figured he’d be home by six, but he must have been working late, because it was nearly eight before his Ford pulled …

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Nov 12

Book Review: The Grand Sophy

The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer The Grand Sophy is in keeping with the rest of Georgette Heyer’s novels, a genre-defining Regency romance. If you like Regency romance, this book will likely please you. It pleased me. There’s something amusing and refreshing about spending time with people for whom “what shall I wear to the …

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Nov 11

Spoon Rest 3 – Unicorn Seal


I made this spoon rest sprig off of the seal of an envelope that a friend sent me. It was too beautiful to throw away, so I made a silicone mold of it and it’s served me well. So far I haven’t used any of these spoon rests because I’ve been using the old ones …

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