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 poke face-down into the soil.   The path of destruction follows the route we took... Continue Reading →


Lady Elizabeth Chapter Three

Chapter 3 “Do you like dancing, Lady Elizabeth?” Edward asked Elizabeth as they awaited their turn to join the dancing. “Yes, very much.” He gave her what she thought was a concerned look.  “Are you feeling well tonight, my Lady?” Her expression turned confused, for she could think of nothing that would have suggested to... Continue Reading →

Wondering if Romance is Still Real (The Answer is Yes)

Over the holiday season, I worked at Barnes and Noble.  The quickest path to the break room through the shelves heavy with thousands of books was down the romance aisle. Now, I’ve never considered myself a typical girl.  Sure, I played with dolls growing up, but I also spent hours outside in the dirt.  My... Continue Reading →

The Romance of a Flower (Or, Why Chocolate, Poems, Songs, and Jewels are Better Gifts)

I don't necessarily agree with everything in this poem, but it was really fun to write 🙂  I hope you enjoy reading it! __________________________________ The Romance of a Flower (Or, Why Chocolate, Poems, Songs, and Jewels are Better Gifts) The oddest gift of love today Must be that of a bouquet. What romance can there... Continue Reading →

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