Of Kin and Kinship: The World of the Changelings

Years ago, when I started this blog, I intended it to have two purposes: 1) force me to put myself out there and start talking about what was, at the time, simply referred to as “The Book,” and 2) create a semi-interactive repository for all the minutia of the world of the Changelings. The first […]

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Day 3: Dream

D: This is such a spoiler, A. A: I know! I know but I can’t help it! D: You must! A: But! But it was so perfect and everything made me cry yesterday but this really made me cry. And I just had to share it, because, crying. D: Who are you, and what have […]

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We’re a Wee-Bit-Wordy

A: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to turn your attention to the link here, which will take you to the wonderful world of Wee Bit Wordy, where Dean was kind enough to invite yours truly to write a few words– D: Ahem. A: Yes, D? D: Just where am I over at Wee Bit Wordy? […]

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Heresy of Before: Spirit Keeper, Part 3

D: Are we there, yet? A: What? D: Are we there, yet? A: Where is there? D: You know where, A. A: Um. . . Why do I have the feeling this could quickly devolve into a Who’s on First debacle? D: Who’s on First? A: Yes. D: . . . . Are we there yet? A:Fair play. […]

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The Heresy of Before: Spirit Keeper, Part 1

So, weeks ago, Terrible Mind’s Chuck Wendig had this fantastic flash fiction prompt in which the participants were to pick two sub-genres (technically to be picked by a randomizer but bah! rules) and have up to 2k words-worth of fun with them. I picked “dystopian” and “cozy.” Because, how hard could that be, right? I […]

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Dancing in the Mind of the Beholder

This is for two WordPress Daily Prompts, yesterday’s: Mind Reader, and today’s: Game of Groans *** I see a lot of people. I work in customer service, and moonlight in reception. It’s a people-palooza. But this person – this person sparked my imagination. We’ll call her Joan. *** Oh my gosh, what am I doing? […]

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Greed

Gregor McLoughlin nearly wept as he held the lump in his hands. Not because it was ugly – no, never because of that. Being a bit misshapen himself, he looked upon it as a-a kindred soul. The old woman had called it that – kindred. Had said it would grant him his heart’s desire – […]

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Living Musically: Prepare Ye

D: What, pray tell, are we preparing for? A: . . . um, May Day? Beltane? D: Really? Because I’m pretty certain that Prepare Ye the way of the Lord has nothing to do with Beltane. A: Not even if we’re going to Sing About Love? D: . . . Still not going with it. […]

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Make Merry!

D: A! A, wake up, woman! A: Huh-what? I’m awake, D. D: Oh really? A: Okay, maybe I was taking a bit of a catnap— D: Whatever, woman – it’s time to get moving. Do you have any idea what today is? A: Saturday? D: . . . A: Saturday, April 12? D: We’re going […]

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You Bingo? I Bingo. Book Bingo!

A: Do you know, that if you write the word “bingo” often enough, it looks like the word is spelled wrong. D: You said that about “mysteries” yesterday. A: And I wasn’t wrong. It looks funny. D: . . . A: Stop tapping your foot at me. Yes, I have a point. D: Oh, blessed […]

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