About Me

My name is Jamie Lyn Weigt. I am a paralegal by day and a writer by night always, and I live in Minneapolis, Minnesota with my husband and our many cats. I’m a proud geek and feminist who loves binge-watching television shows, playing video games and board games with friends, riding my hybrid road bike on trails and in traffic, attending fandom conventions, and now, blogging.

Jamie April 2016I’ve been working on my debut novel, Finding Dragons, the first in what I’m calling my Dragons Trilogy, for awhile now I first decided to create this blog at the very end of December 2015 to report my weekly writing progress, but now Writing Dragons has morphed into something else entirely, where I feature amazing dragon art and artists, and also talk not only about Finding Dragons but my other writing as well.  In 2016 I started a new cyberpunk tale called Neeka’s Story that I worked on with the help of writing prompts from the WordPress Discover Challenge each week.


I used to make it a point to post every day — from the beginning of this blog in January 2016 until the end of October 2016, I’d managed to post about one dragon artist I’d found on the internet (with accompanying art), or to post some of my original writing, or at the very least to post a beautiful landscape image of an “empty sky” when I happened to miss a day — but now, starting in 2017, I have to take a different tack.

Nowadays, you will find one post per week featuring an artist and their dragon artwork, as well as an update to what I’ve been up to — except for April, because I’ve decided to do the daily AtoZ Challenge once again!  You will find my Theme Reveal post on March 20th, and then a new post each day (except Sunday) throughout April following my theme.  Enjoy!


 

One of my favorite artists creates beautiful dragon - May Birthstone Dragon
figurines and necklaces that I simply adore (like this May Birthstone Dragon), so you’ll probably see a lot of work by How Many Dragons? creator Lindy Briggs while you’re here. She’s given me kind permission to use her images to decorate my site, so you should definitely go check out the How Many Dragons? Etsy shop, and support her by buying yourself a little dragon companion!  You can also see all of the How Many Dragons? I’ve shared by clicking this link to the tag.

 


Logo

 

Finally, this image is my own personal logo.  The gold dragon was created for me by an artist many, many years ago, and I combined it with the snapdragon to honor my late mother-in-law.  I love to put it on everything from business cards to holiday cards I make for my family, and who knows what I’ll use it for in the future.

Thank you for visiting my site.  Stay creative!

22 thoughts on “About Me

    • Wow, interesting! Although I have to say, a bit NSFW… the first two images that came up were quite risque. I’ll play around with it more later and let you know what happens! Thanks for the link!

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      • Oh dear. I forgot that there were those in there. I mean completely forgot, which is surprising because I’m a complete prude. I recommend the purchase of them. I like being able to pull out the ones I don’t want from the deck. The woman who created them was not an artist, but a Jungian Therapist. She delved deep into archetypes and the human experience to create those. Many say she was a tortured soul.

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  6. This is a great about page! You are very similar to me when I was (much) younger and that appeals to me. Lol…I just might live vicariously through you – via the internet, of course.

    It’s funny that I came across your blog soon after I watched a documentary on the past existence of dragons. It was very good, but hypothetical, and in the end they decided that there’s no definitive proof of dragons’ existence. 😦 Personally, I DO believe that dragons existed, simply because there are so many ancient drawings from all over the globe, made by completely different people groups who had never had contact with one another. How could they have all have rendered such similar drawings? It had to have been the same creature.

    I enjoy fantasy and sci-fi, which is why I like your site. The “Lord of the Rings Trilogy” (movies, not books) are my favorite to date. And your characters are very similar to the ones in those movies.

    Currently, my absolutely favorite TV series is “The Originals” on the CW network. I also have a thing for vampires, and these vamps are classy, sleek, and bloody. The show has a more mature storyline than the Vampire Diaries, which I appreciate.

    I used to watch “Supernatural” also, but forgot to start back up on Season 11, so I’m pretty much lost. I would have to binge-watch from the beginning to understand the current.

    Well, sorry this is so long! I enjoy interacting with other bloggers with whom I share interests. It’s hard to find people my age who are into vampires and fantasy like I am!

    Keep up the great work!
    Melissa 🙂

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  12. Whoa, writing a novel and a cyberpunk story at the same time? You’re ambitious! 🙂 I’m having trouble writing a “short story” (the monstrous thing took on a life of its own and is no longer short). I think I’d start confusing my stories if I tried to work on more than one. 🙂

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