Monthly Archives: October 2016

Longing for Shadows V

**Continued from part IV** The moment before he replied, confirming or denying what she had said, seemed infinitely long. She did not think until after she had uttered that name that perhaps it was not him after all. “The last … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows IV

**Continued from Part III** When she had said the final word, the magic words echoed through Rowan’s mind. She could hardly believe that she had said all of them, but they had rolled off her tongue with such ease. She’d … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows III

**Continued from Part II** Rowan was out of Johnny’s house within thirty minutes.  She hurried down the street, her new candles and book safely tucked into her messenger bag, and took the steps up to her porch as quickly as … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows II

**Continued from Part I** She listened to it that night.  She couldn’t listen to it right away, of course; she’d stopped by Komala’s house to visit her parents, and then there was homework to get caught up on; she didn’t … Continue reading

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Mikawayama

My NaNoWriMo book this year is called Mikawayama: The Mountain of the Three Rivers.  It is a historical fiction that takes place in Heian-era Japan. Synopsis In the midst of the Heian period, on the southern isle of Shikoku, the … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows

Rowan had been dying her hair black for as long as she could remember.  For her, the earliest age that she had been able to convince her mother to let her do so was thirteen.  Seventh grade held a lot … Continue reading

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The Castle Tower, part two

Part one can be found here. When the enemy army was approaching, panic befell the castle and all of its people. The princess was escorted by her knight up to the tower in the southern wing of the castle. How … Continue reading

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