I don’t usually write from dreams. But there’s a first time for everything! I’ve temporarily named this short story “Cages.” It came from a dream of mine in which I was some sort of shape-shifting bird spirit woman, and I was captured by a pair of hunters. Those hunters have become the father-son duo Elijah and […]
This is a year-old excerpt, and it definitely shows in the prose (especially in that first sentence… what?!) Nonetheless, there’s some glimmers of good stuff in there! (Background: Leeland and her girlfriend Clarke are competitors on a TV show. Leeland was just framed for sabotage, getting both of them banned.)
The rough first draft opening to a very short story I’m writing based on Slavic mythology. (I hate the name right now, but we’ll see.)
Gillian Larchwood Me, I’m Finnish and English meeting somewhere in the middle, with copper hair and a dusky spread of orange freckles. Suffering, as always, from a fatal case of over-sensibility. It’s a curse. Gillian Larchwood is too sensible, but it’s from necessity, not nature. She was nineteen when the Great Collapse began; she was […]
The working first chapter of my novella, Lovers in the Great Collapse.
This is the excerpt for your very first post.