Kat Von D and Tattoo Tuesday

Recently, on Twitter, I’ve been following Kat Von D ( @katvond ). I have to admit to having a bit of a crush on her. She is amazing. The heroine in my book Stained is slightly based on her. I tried to put a bit of wild child in Thorn the heroine. She has long onyx hair and rides a Ducati. She’s a natural born witch who is a tattoo artist with her own shop called Stained.

My dilemna is that I would love for the real Kat to read my book. But how does one approach a celebrity to do this? I know if I just mailed it to her it would probably get thrown out before she even saw it. I don’t want to come across as a stalker. How would you suggest I make contact? Enquiring minds want to know.

While I ponder this, I’m leaving you with this tattoo to drool over in a new installment of my blog, Tattoo Tuesday. I have a thing for gargoyles. They come up in a future book 🙂

Ciao Bellas

Gargoyle Tattoo

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7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Karysa Faire
    Apr 18, 2012 @ 02:58:05

    Reblogged this on Karysa Faire's Way and commented:
    Does anyone have an idea for Jessica?

    Reply

  2. tricia linden
    Apr 18, 2012 @ 05:07:43

    Nargly tat. Sorry I don’t know Kat Von D….

    Reply

  3. jessicamcbrayer
    Apr 18, 2012 @ 16:21:58

    Tricia, Kat Von D was the star of LA Ink and has a studio in LA plus is a spokesperson for Sephora Cosmetics among other things. She’s truly talented. You can google her but will probaqbly be overloaded 🙂 Thanks for visiting!

    Reply

  4. jessicamcbrayer
    Apr 18, 2012 @ 16:22:30

    Karysa, thanks for reblogging. I need all the suggestions I can get!

    Reply

  5. Marik Berghs
    Apr 18, 2012 @ 20:59:31

    You could go to her page and sign up for a tattoo. Cept it is a long form, not everyone gets replied to and, small problem, money and a trip to LA.

    Otherwise, she has a book out. Maybe send a request to review it.

    Reply

  6. Uncle Jim B
    Apr 20, 2012 @ 16:30:08

    Jesse, I don’t believe in the paranormal, witchcraft or vampires, but I wish you well in your writing endevore.

    Reply

  7. jessicamcbrayer
    Apr 20, 2012 @ 16:52:51

    Thanks Uncle Jim! I get where you’re coming from. It’s not everyone’s cup of tea. Thanks for stopping by though 🙂

    Reply

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