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The House of the Seventh Minuet III

A lot of movies and books have a certain pattern that they follow when there is a house in the woods.  It’s more of a trope, really.  Usually, someone’s first night in a house like this involves a thunderstorm and … Continue reading

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The House of the Seventh Minuet II

I was glad that the hallway light had been left on for me.  I had told my great aunt that I had no idea when I’d be arriving, so it would be nice if things were set up for the … Continue reading

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The House of the Seventh Minuet

It was the kind of house that gets left to you when a distant relative leaves the mortal coil.  It was big and old and distant.  Maybe great things had happened there decades ago– could I even reckon it in … 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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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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