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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 20

And we’re back!! Or, more accurately, I’m back.  School is over for the summer, so we’re going back to a chapter a week! If you need a refresher on previous chapters, or if you’re just joining us, you can find … Continue reading

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Prologue to Something

As the school year is winding to a close, I am so thankful for your patience with me, particularly with posting Child of the Kaites.  My long-term subbing job for the past couple months has been deeply challenging.  I have definitely … 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 18

In case you’ve forgotten what’s happened so far, here is a list where you can access previous chapters. The door barely shakes under Elesekk’s pounding fists.  He yells, but no one comes to release us. Saviayr pushes up from the … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 17

Thanks for waiting for this 🙂  As I said last week, for the rest of the school year I’ll be posting every-other Monday (as long as I can keep on track with lesson planning, grading, AND story editing).  In the … Continue reading

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My Apologies

Dear readers, I have happy news!!  I’m starting a new job as a long-term substitute teacher.  You may know that I’ve been a day-to-day substitute this year (and, if you’re interested, you can read some about that adventure over on … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 16

Here are previous chapters. By midday, we have finished our explanations and begun discussing how to begin rebelling against Izyphor. “Yes,” Elesekk says.  He readjusts on one of the crates we’ve dragged to form a circle.  “We ought to start … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 15

Find previous chapters here. This is the beginning of Part II of Child of the Kaites.         Golden dust twirls in lazy eddies under the roof of plastered reeds.  A curtain rustles in the unshuttered window.  The early cries of the … Continue reading

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Child of the Kaites: Chapter 14

Find previous chapters here. The morning dawns with strong light on a ravaged hilltop.  No plants within three arms’ lengths remain in the ground.  Their roots lay atop the dirt, churned so that rocks lie on the surface and stems … Continue reading

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