Tattoo by Lacie Frain of Phoenix Tattoo Studio in Raleigh, North Carolina, October 2012. My first! Go big or go home.
It’s a colored, flipped, somewhat reworked version of a Michael Whelan sketch in Anne McCaffrey’s The Girl Who Heard Dragons:
My tat was an important subject of my first professionally published essay, “The Twithead with the Dragon Tattoo,” for Todd McCaffrey’s memorial anthology Dragonwriter. Lots of personal meaning all around. <3