Faith Hunter Guest Post & Giveaway: A Writing Diva and her Jewelry


Author Faith HunterNote from VBC/Chelsea: We’re excited to have Faith Hunter on the blog today. Her next Jane Yellowrock book comes out next week, and, well, we’re big fans here at VBC. We’re even giving away a copy of Broken Soul at the end of the post. For now, though, I’m turning it over to Faith.

Except for my jewelry (which I mostly make myself) I am not a diva. Well…maybe a little. I do have a thing for fancy boots, but I go for Western boots by Lucchese, not stilettos by Pick-Your-Big-Name-Shoe-Designer. I don’t dress fancy, but I do go for outfits that say, “Hey you! I’m over here!” I do get my regular pedis with toenails in a clotted blood color. And I do get my hair color from a bottle. Dang. I’m a diva.

Sigh. A high maintenance diva. So dang it, lemme tell you about my jewelry. I started making jewelry for the thriller novel Bloodstone by my pen name Gwen Hunter. The book will be re-released this fall in e-book format. I kept on with the jewelry making during the years when I was focused on the Rogue Mage series, featuring Thorn St.Croix: Bloodring, Seraphs, and Host. Unlike many things I’ve done and learned for research, jewelry making has become habit; I still love it, despite the fact that Jane Yellowrock wears jewelry for protection, not looks, and despite the fact that I haven’t found a way to incorporate my hobby-love into the series in any meaningful way.

Making jewelry, things I give away at signings and contest at book-release time, is therapeutic for me in lots of ways. It’s creative while using a different part of my brain from my word-creative-part-of-brain. It requires focus, but I can listen to books or watch TV while I do it, so it’s relaxing. And then I get to wear it or give it away! So…sigh…I’m a diva. I’m really a diva…

Here are a few pics of my early designs, things I made to wear to Cons and signing, things that would reflect Jane’s heritage, if not her lifestyle. And in the pic of the writing room, the white table you see to the side is the jewelry-making table.

Spear-head necklaces

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13 Responses to “Faith Hunter Guest Post & Giveaway: A Writing Diva and her Jewelry”

  1. I’m a huge Jane fan and want to thank you for hosting this giveaway and Faith for a wonderful interview.

  2. Pauline says:

    Awesome post about Faith’s jewelry-making hobby! Being a recipient of that lovely work, I’m happy to see someone posted about it! Wished she’d offer some of it for sale with other Faith Hunter goodies….

  3. Jill says:

    I can totally see Jane Yellowrock wearing most of your jewelry. It’s so elegant and powerful. Love Faith Hunter! *squeal*

  4. Carol Gilreath says:

    Love Jane Yellowrock and love the jewelry.

  5. Tammy Mabire says:

    Great interview! It’s always nice seeing some of the personal sides of our favorite authors! Love, love, love the Jane Yellowrock series!

  6. Brenda R. says:

    I’m lucky enough to have been a recipient of some earrings that Faith made. I love them!

  7. Ro Moore says:

    Faith Hunter has created the most amazing character in Jane Yellowrock. Each and every book aIn the series is a delight. I can’t wait for Broken Soul!! Thank you for the terrific interview and for showcasing Faith’s brilliant jewelry!

  8. Theresa Heldman says:

    Wow, great work!

  9. Rachel Vance says:

    One of my all time favorite series. I love Jane/Beast and throw Bruiser in the mix and wheeeee!

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  11. esther s says:

    Love the books and Jane’s strong female character. The jewellery is beautiful and would look lovely on anyone. Looking forward to your new book. Well wishes Esther

  12. esther s says:

    Unfortunately the form for entering the contest will not work for me.:-(

  13. Sondra Emerson says:

    I love Jane and the jewelry.

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