About M.S. Chavez

M.S. Chavez has published a number of short stories. She works mainly in speculative fiction and has published fantasy, science fiction, and literary fiction pieces. She is currently working on a series of rural fantasy novels, as well as a women’s fiction novel. Her short fiction can be found at Wattpad.com where her collection Bittersweets is one of their…

Snowballing to-do list

I had a rather inspiring weekend at Rustycon. I met with many old friends, enjoyed meeting quite a few folks, and best of all, was inspired. My work load has also suddenly picked up. Thus the title. First, I think I’ll talk a bit about Rustycon, a little Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention I’ve been…

Art book teasers

This summer I’ve been working on series of illustrations for a book. I was commissioned for the project by Blaze Ward and Leah Cutter of Knotted Road Press. The illustrations are of characters from the Jessica Keller Chronicles. We’d begun discussing working on this project before my Surface Pro tablet was stolen from my car. The…

Writing, art and a total lack of… something.

There are so many days that I wake up KNOWING I must do something creative or else I won’t feel fulfilled. It is in my nature, it is who I am. And yet, I’m so indecisive, that there are times where I just don’t know what I should do and have no driving need to work on anything in particular.

On any given day, after my son goes off to school and as long as I don’t have a million appointments to go to, I have time. Time to read, write, edit, draw or in some way, create something.

Art for my friends

Art for my friends I enjoy sketching. I started writing to give stories to the characters I’d draw and create. At one point, I had hoped to become a comic book artist. I’ve come to terms with the fact that my skills aren’t quite at that level, but I still enjoy drawing and love to…