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medieval

Just finished in the studio!

A new faerie and her baby just finished! She needs a name– if you have any suggestions, I’d love to hear them!      

Categories: art, cloth art doll, Faerie, fantasy creature sewing, fiber art, Jennifer Carson, medieval, sewing, soft art doll | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment

New, hand sclupted OOAK faeries

The new hand sculpted faeries that first appeared on my Facebook page a couple of weeks ago, have finally been listed on Etsy! Here are some more in progress.                                                     … Continue reading »

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The Knight, my short story published in Rose Red Review

Rose Red Review is published online four times a year, in homage to the passing season. In fairy tales, the future is unknown, often summarized by the vague phrase “happily ever after,” but each character is influenced by his or her past, and we, like the characters, live in the moment as we read their … Continue reading »

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The fabulous Kat Black

This Wednesday’s How I Write Blog post series is about research, so I thought, what better way to present more than one opinion on research then to interview someone who has jumped in with both feet? I present to you, author Kat Black. Her books about a 14th century scottish lad are a fabulous read. … Continue reading »

Categories: book, celtic, interview, knight, medieval, research, world building, writing, writing for children | Tags: , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Contest! Enter to win a Booknook Dragon!

Purchase a copy of To Find A Wonder and send a photo of yourself with the book, in front of the bookstore to me at jennifercarson{at} thedragoncharmer{dot}com. If your entry is chosen you and the bookstore will win a handmade Booknook dragon, a prize valued at $75.00. Winners will be announced here, on the blog, … Continue reading »

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Why the Renaissance?

I think as an artist and writer the most frequent question I get asked, besides where do you get your ideas, is why the Renaissance? To answer that I have to go back to high school. The fall of freshmen year my parents took me to the Michigan Renaissance Festival in Holly, MI. I was … Continue reading »

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