Cold Outside It is winter in Wisconsin. Outside is dry as the moisture freezes. It’s beautiful and crisp. Inside is dry because the heat is on to keep the freezing temperatures at bay. The skin on my hands is rough and dry. Then it… Continue Reading “Using Your Imperfections”
Here is the finale! If you want to read the first part, just skip down a story to avoid spoilers. Again, unedited. Sorry guys. The Advisor coughed and read diligently, taking in every ingredient. Moments passed, and nothing was said, but the Advisor mumbled… Continue Reading “Elixir of Wisdom Part 2”
Writing prompt: write a 200-500 word synopsis of your story through the POV of your antagonist. Tricky in any good fantasy novel, because you can’t have just one. [Shadow] looked at the plans for G’desh, the great desert which overused the name of their false… Continue Reading “A Shadow’s Plan”
The delven are a race of dark skinned, small people. Their black skin looks like unrefined oil, glistening under any light. When exposed to the sun and not given enough water, their skin painfully cracks, revealing a second skin underneath. For the first few… Continue Reading “G’Desh – Hymn of the Delven”
I’m taking my time on my edits for my book. I’m outlining things, writing short stories for support, and just generally truly putting my best foot forward like I could not seem to do in Kelst and Ayne. I feel good. I still haven’t… Continue Reading “Camp NaNo”
The desert cracks our skin. The sun takes our water. But we are free. The oasis isolates us. Creatures of sand consume. But we are free. The Divine watches. The Divine gives to us. And we are free.
Sheera caught glimpse of a star streaking across the sky over the cooling desert sands. “Look, a shooting star. Make a wish.” Her eyes were wide, staring up in astonishment. Alnabar didn’t bother looking up, “I don’t need wishes.” He walked to the hut… Continue Reading “Shooting Stars”