Fiction Friday: The Bard

The Loot Reven watched trunk after trunk of pilfered items float their way into the small apartment he shared with Liam in Ajana. Workmen carried each lacquered wooden piece as if it contained a sleeping infant, each of them eyeing Liam with concern. The thief-taker eyed each of the workman in turn, glaring at them [...]

Weekend Warrior: New Year, New You?

Changes All things in life must change. Some are good, some are bad, some just have to happen because things get old and moldy. Every year folks start with a list of changes they are going to make. They raise up their scratch paper full of resolutions and declare “This will be my year!”… and [...]

Fiction Friday: Power

Everything Floats Reven Si’ahl sat with arms and legs dangling over the flotsam that sufficed as a bridge between two anchored ships. He groaned with nausea, his stomach churning as the bridge, the ships, the entire city, in fact, swayed back and forth with the ocean tides. He clung to the ropes, toes bobbing in [...]

Fiction Friday: The Problem With Chocolate

** This is FANfiction. It is an old piece, but one of my favorites. All characters are property of DC Comics. ** “MOM!!!”  Dick shot up in bed with a strangled gasp, the sheets tangled about him like tentacles waiting to squeeze for the kill.  He panted wildly and tried to regain some semblance of peace [...]

The Month of Insanity!

Let the insanity begin!! The flurry of action that occurs every year in November has returned. We collect our candies, our snacks, drinks, comfy sitting spots, and tools of creation. We mentally prepare for the onslaught of words, words, words! I am, of course, talking about NaNoWriMo. It's here. In but mere hours we, the [...]

An Explosion of Chaos (aka Moving)

No, I have not fallen off the face of the Earth. I have, in fact, fallen into a vortex of chaos unlike anyone has ever seen. The struggle is real, folks. The battle rages on and on - a battle, I fear, that I am losing. For those not in the immediate circle of 'All [...]

Fiction Friday: Out of Retirement

The light of the television screen painted the tan carpet in a washed out blue strobe. There was no sound, closed captioning trying desperately to keep up with what was being spoken on the screen. Fire engines and police vehicles created a spectacle of lights in front of the giant vintage milk container that made [...]