Author of Make It Mighty Ugly, due out in fall 2014. Also, writer and editor, pusher of Mighty Ugly (the workshops), lover of nachos and summer camp.

Book-tour Workshops: The Skinny

We’ll be offering a book-tour-only workshop in SF, PDX & BKLYN, and you should totally take it. HERE’S WHY:

In five days, I’ll be getting on a plane. For an honest-to-gods book tour. With two of my favourite women. To visit you. And bookstores. And crafty spaces. My head is spinning.

In addition to the signings and panel discussions we’ll be doing in every city we visit (please come!), Leanne, Betsyand I have developed a workshop we’ll be offering at three venues only – at MakeShift Society in San…

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On any other night, I’d be nodding off with my head in a book. But I hadn’t made anything today, so I’m doodling in bed. And will soon fall asleep with my head in a book. 268/365 #yearofmaking #doodling #circles #sketchbook

On any other night, I’d be nodding off with my head in a book. But I hadn’t made anything today, so I’m doodling in bed. And will soon fall asleep with my head in a book. 268/365 #yearofmaking #doodling #circles #sketchbook

Me and my brother, maybe 1981? Photo courtesy of my cousin @missmeliss8713! #tbt

Me and my brother, maybe 1981? Photo courtesy of my cousin @missmeliss8713! #tbt

Mmm. The early holiday dinner allows for proper quiet knitting time tonight. (And Outlander. Which, let’s be honest, would be so much better without Claire’s narration.) #yearofmaking #knitting #gaenor #knitstagram

Mmm. The early holiday dinner allows for proper quiet knitting time tonight. (And Outlander. Which, let’s be honest, would be so much better without Claire’s narration.) #yearofmaking #knitting #gaenor #knitstagram

I’ve just walked semi-briskly for the first time in a week! #bumfoot #newboots

I’ve just walked semi-briskly for the first time in a week! #bumfoot #newboots

It’s possible that all I’ll make today is this table. And merriment! 267/365 #yearofmaking #roshhashanah #shanahtovah

It’s possible that all I’ll make today is this table. And merriment! 267/365 #yearofmaking #roshhashanah #shanahtovah

BAY AREA! Come take a workshop with me, Leanne Prain and Betsy Greer next Friday! Tix are still available for this book-tour-only exercise. Keep reading for details. Bring some friends! #Repost from @makeshiftsoc

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next week! join visiting authors @craftivista, @kpwerker, and @leanneprain for a creative round robin. 10/3 6:30-8:30 
tix still available at makeshiftsociety.com

BAY AREA! Come take a workshop with me, Leanne Prain and Betsy Greer next Friday! Tix are still available for this book-tour-only exercise. Keep reading for details. Bring some friends! #Repost from @makeshiftsoc —- next week! join visiting authors @craftivista, @kpwerker, and @leanneprain for a creative round robin. 10/3 6:30-8:30 
tix still available at makeshiftsociety.com

There’s Kahlua in my hot chocolate tonight. 267/365 #yearofmaking #knitting #gaenor #knitstagram #hotchocolate #todaywasjusttoomuch

There’s Kahlua in my hot chocolate tonight. 267/365 #yearofmaking #knitting #gaenor #knitstagram #hotchocolate #todaywasjusttoomuch

Woohoo! @leanneprain & @craftivista, we have book-tour postcards! #books #booktour #mightyugly #craftivism #strangematerial

Woohoo! @leanneprain & @craftivista, we have book-tour postcards! #books #booktour #mightyugly #craftivism #strangematerial

You guys! These boots seem to feel EVEN BETTER than my hiking boots! Book tour may be saved! Fashion!

You guys! These boots seem to feel EVEN BETTER than my hiking boots! Book tour may be saved! Fashion!

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