DIY Pen Quiver for Journals

November 6, 2018

On a recent research trip to New York City, several people at the library noticed my custom pen quiver on my travel journal book. Earlier in the year, I became frustrated with trying to keep my pen and my journal connected. After losing my pen at the bottom of various bags or leaving it behind in […]

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NaNoWriMo – Shimmy on the High Seas

October 23, 2018
Shimmy on the High Seas, upcoming novel by Dawn "Davina" Devine

In 2018, I’m taking on the challenge of NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month. Although I’ve written nearly 2 dozen books, hundreds of articles, and thousands of social media posts, until now, I’ve never attempted a work of fiction. Inspirations My mum initially challenged me to write a novel. It was a little over a […]

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Two into One Bowling Themed Aloha Shirt Renovation

October 9, 2018

I recently attended the recent Gaslight Expo steampunk convention as a speaker and workshop leader.  I’ve been so busy over the past two months, that I really didn’t have a lot of time to invest in a new costume to fit the theme of Tiki. I knew that I had a couple of old bowling […]

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Putting Together a Digital Workshop, “The Birth of Bedlah” – Part 2

September 27, 2018

Hello Gang!  This is part two of a series on how I put together costume history presentations. At the time of this writing, I’m in the final stages of prepping a digital workshop entitled “The Birth of Bedlah.” This lecture and handout will be available as part of the Belly Dance Bundle, a collection of […]

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Putting Together a Digital Workshop, “The Birth of Bedlah” – Part 1

September 14, 2018

Hello gang! This week I’ve begun work on translating my “Birth of Bedlah” workshop into digital form. I was invited to join the Belly Dance Bundle 2018, and my contribution to this group project is this fun and informative hour-long workshop. I thought I would take a moment to share my process in putting together this […]

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