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Inktober 2018: A Bookish Roundup

Christine Hoxmeier

Staff Writer

Christine Hoxmeier can usually be found hard at work in her beloved home of Austin with a cup of coffee in one hand and a taco in the other. She spends her free time reading, writing, and dreaming of a teleportation device so she can visit her friends spread across the globe on a daily basis. If it were possible to live inside one Disneyland attraction for the rest of her life, Christine would cheat and choose to split her time between It's A Small World and The Enchanted Tiki Room. She prefers to communicate in CAPSLOCK and with gifs. Twitter: @aramblingfancy

For many, the month of October means falling leaves, pumpkin carving, fall festivals, bringing out the spooky decor, and anticipating Halloween. For myself, it means Inktober! Ah yes, that magical month where artists, illustrators, and other creatives post an inked illustration a day. While there is an official prompt list, there are many other prompts people use (including a bookish one of our own), and loads of people simply chose to follow their bliss and post whatever they feel like. For Inktober 2018, I’ve gathered one post from every day, mostly of the book- and comic book–inspired variety. If you participated in Inktober or have a favorite bookish/comic book Inktober post, please share it in the comments!

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M is for Melly and her Lord of the Light, . Warning: there will be spoilers on my IG page this month, so if you haven’t watched the series yet, LOOK AWAY!! 👀 . . *^These drawings were inspired by Edward Gorey’s Gashlycrumb Tinies. If you haven’t seen those yet – go check them out, they’re awesome!!!** . #inktober #inktober2018 #inktoberday14 #artistsoninstagram #artistsofinstagram #doodle #sketchbookdoodle #penandink #penandinkdrawing #blackandwhiteillustration #penandinkillustration #agot #agameofthrones #asoiaf #asoiaffanart #gameofthrones #gameofthronesfanart #edwardgorey #gameofthronesmemes #gameofthronesseason8 #gameofthronesfandom #gameofthronesillustration #drawtober #drawtober2018 #inkart #melissandre #melly #lordofthelight #lightbringer

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