Author Archives: MSChavez

About MSChavez

M.S. Chavez, or Shannon Marie Chavez is an author and artist. For more than a decade she worked in newspapers as a graphic artist. All the while she was writing, doing freelance artwork, and web design on the side. She has a number of science fiction, paranormal, fantasy, horror and romance short stories published and is working on a series of rural fantasy novels.

Sin Cal Derby Vixens

Over the last year, I dove into Roller Derby thanks to some amazing friends in California. During that time, I built the website for the team, worked on promotional and fundraising materials. Continue reading

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I Forgot How Much of a Challenge Drawing Digitally Can Be

I’ve been needing to work on my art more. When I’m not writing, I usually draw. Since I’ve been physically better recently, I have the energy to be creative. Writing isn’t coming to me right now, so I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Designing a Cover for Joy Ride

*Apologies to those who receive emails from this blog and have seen this particular post before. I’m updating my site and a few things were lost in the shuffle, this blog update was one of the casualties.   A while … Continue reading

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A portrait and character drawing

Just completed a colored portrait for my cousin, Jeanie and a character drawing for my friend, Chrysoula. I’m open for commission work. Colored portraits like the one above are currently $25, black and white pieces $15. Email me at … Continue reading

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Elf Jenn and Tim

Digital Drawing I did for my cousin Jenn. I have one I need to do for my friend Chrysoula, my cousin Jeanie, and some color variations to do Rhiannon. I think that’s it for art I’ve promised/owe people. 🙂 speak … Continue reading

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