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NaNoWriMo CH 5

Posting chapters from NaNoWriMo will hopefully introduce some accountability. Hey! Catching up to speed, almost. STAR-CROSSED AND HELL-BENT CHAPTER 5 Kelle was bored. It surprised even her. A trial for witchcraft aught to excite, but after breaking the legs of … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo CH 4

Posting chapters from NaNoWriMo will hopefully introduce some accountability. Honestly, though, I still don’t anticipate much success. Guess I’ll see. STAR-CROSSED AND HELL-BENT CHAPTER 4 Theserra was sick to death of mushrooms. It felt like she was eating someone’s nose, … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo CH 3

Posting chapters from NaNoWriMo will hopefully introduce some accountability. Honestly, though, I still don’t anticipate much success. Guess I’ll see. STAR-CROSSED AND HELL-BENT CHAPTER 3 Her back was breaking over her shovel, but she took the time to glare at … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo CH2

Posting chapters from NaNoWriMo will hopefully introduce some accountability. Honestly, though, I still don’t anticipate much success. Guess I’ll see. STAR-CROSSED AND HELL-BENT CHAPTER 2 Lored was sore, that was clear. Not his arms, of course. As he hammered away … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo CH 1

Posting chapters from NaNoWriMo will hopefully introduce some accountability. Honestly, though, I still don’t anticipate much success. Guess I’ll see. STAR-CROSSED AND HELL-BENT CHAPTER 1 Ulvis Handler was crucified on the Great Wheel in the village circle. His witches were … Continue reading

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Maggy’s Treasure

Mystery Card #4 The River was turning gold as Maggy meandered along the LaZell Bridge. The clouds above, the color of sun-drenched parchment, dotted the golden sky. Maggy’s bag was rattling and whumping behind her on two ancient wheels that … Continue reading

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The Crystal Poppy Skeptic

Mystery Card Writing. #3 It was Spring again, and the crystal poppies bloomed. I remembered my first time in the crystal poppy field. They were transfixing: bright orange and clear, the brilliant white sun shown through them, and they glittered … Continue reading

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Upon Her Wyrm Cadaver

Mystery Card Writings, #2 Imperious she flies upon the Sea, In ragged seaweed, shining majesty, Her trident ever upward to the Sky, Proclaiming she of gracious greatness, Aye, Determining her gracious greatness High. The pallid serpent in her ankles gript … Continue reading

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The Wayward Women & The Paisley Dragon

Dame Grendela’s fart still lingered in Quill’s face, as damp and palpable as the sultry air. “Quill, come and inspect these tracks,” the knight had insisted. Quill had known what was coming, yet had no choice but to obey. She was … Continue reading

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Pinnacle Star: The Seven Failures of The Little Professor – Chapter 1

CHAPTER 1 TWENTY-SEVEN DOGS [Read the Prologue here] In Solinus, the sky was always black as onyx. When the white sun rose, its crystal-clear light illuminated the Town and the Beach and the Hilltop and the Golden House brightly, but … Continue reading

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