I am just returned from this wonderful thing, where it was cold and glorious and cold and uplifting and awe-inspiring and cold and fantastic and freezing and fun and COLD.
The mind-numbing temperatures, the great company of old friends, and the serendipitous meeting of amazing new friends prompted this post. The image above is some artwork to promote Renée Ahdieh's YA debut, The Wrath and the Dawn.
See it in action here as her Twitter banner!
Also be on the lookout for the sequel and conclusion to Wrath coming out 3 May 2016 under the intriguing moniker, The Rose and the Dagger.
Believe it or not, the above image actually started out as this sketch:
|"For that, I won't even try to play fair"|
(The Wrath and the Dawn)
There's a lesson here about what can happen when you open yourself up to change and new ideas and new possibilities, but I'm too bushwhacked from the weekend to figure that out right now. I leave you with this open ending.