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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 21

Sorry it’s a bit late today! Hopefully it is worth the wait. Find previous chapters here. Deep buzzing builds slowly.  At first, it’s like a hundred hornets far off.  I hear it between footfalls, since the thud of my feet … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 19

A few months ago, I made the daunting decision to join the world of Twitter.  I thought this would be a painful chore that I had to do if I wanted to “build an author platform” (aka ever get more … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 13

Sorry this one is so late today!  My sister got engaged yesterday (yay!!!!!!!!), so I got way too little sleep and topped it off with a really challenging day of substitute teaching.  It took a lot of salsa and tea … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 3

Find Chapter 1 here and Chapter 2 here. After taking my time changing into dry clothes, I select some yellow thread and return to the parlor.  I slip into my rocking chair, thankful that I do not catch Tatanda’s attention. … Continue reading

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Noemi’s Dragon: Chapter Fifteen

Happy late Thanksgiving! If you’re just starting to read this, or if you need a refresher on what’s happened, you can find previous chapters here. The straw of the cottage roof welcomed the flame from Damia’s mouth.  Human screams filled … Continue reading

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Rescue: A Love Poem to Rain

On my drive to work, I get a brief glimpse of the ocean.  Today it featured an armada of dark rain clouds sailing in.  In a sudden thrill of excitement, I wrote a couple of love poems to rain, beloved … Continue reading

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