I’m working on a new short story. It’s complete at only just over 2,000 words. It’s not a masterstroke, but I think it’s pretty cute, and at least an interesting read. I’m editing it now. It’s called “Butter, Bank Robbery, and the Ever-Encroaching Existential Fear of Aging”. (For neatness’s sake, I’ll be tagging it as […]
This is a collage for Elijah Hall, the main character of Cages. He is nineteen, soft as a cotton ball, a pastor’s child, and does Very Bad Things. He learns some life lessons from a bird shifter in the Wakewood. His life is unconventional.
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 […]
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 […]