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Longing for Shadows Part IX

**Continued from Part VIII** The Necropolis was the most crowded city Rowan had ever been in.  Had it been a painting, the artist would have had to use their smallest brushes to painstakingly assemble each bit of black, gray, indigo, … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows Part VIII

**Continued from Part VII** There were two armored guards standing just outside the gates. They were tall, taller even than Peter, which seemed pretty rare. Their faces were hidden in the shadows of their helmets, and all that she could … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows Part VII

**Continued from Part VI** “You have to be careful here,” Peter told her.  “You might still be living, but the world of the dead doesn’t care.  They’re just as willing to keep you here as they are anyone who’s actually … Continue reading

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Longing for Shadows Part VI

**Continued from Part V** The world of the dead had no sun to shine down on it.  Although it seemed as though it was always nighttime, it was not entirely dark.  The city of the dead had countless lights glowing … Continue reading

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Worldly Words

Not only do I love writing about stars and dragons, but also studying foreign languages.  I started off with French back in high school, and kept on learning.  There was Japanese, Latin, German, and even Spanish.  Learning these languages, as … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Legends of Lorata Book Three: The Misty Shores of Cioria

Chapter One Year 4758 Dragons in the Mist “Promise me.” The words echoed in his mind. “Promise me that you will leave, and only return when it is safe! Even if it means that you may never return, just stay … Continue reading

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Mikawayama Preview

This year, my story for National Novel Writing Month is a historical fiction set in Heian-era Japan.  My main character is a young lady who lives in a high-up mountain village on the island of Shikoku.  It has been an … Continue reading

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