I originally wrote An Arrow in the Side of in 2009, and I've tinkered with it to bring it up to date. It's a little fantasy story about love and purpose and it was inspired by, and named for, this song. An Arrow in the Side of Her vases were filled with peacock feathers, pink … Continue reading An Arrow in the Side of
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We're having a gentle shakeup! My aim, moving forward, is to post a piece of fiction here - a short story or a piece of poetry - about once a month. I haven't written much fiction lately and I'm excited to get back to it! I wanted to start with a classic that I first … Continue reading The Prince and the Hare
Lamark, the clumsy son of a notorious pirate captain, ends up betrayed by a mutinous crew and stranded on a tropical island. Along the way he rescues Yuvie, a cherubic but mischievous merman, a little piece of magic in a lonely situation. Meeting at the shoreline where the sea meets the sand, the two become … Continue reading Review – Into the Deep, by Amara Lynn
I love to be scared. I've spent much of my time scouring books and websites for stories that I hope will keep me up at night (and then feeling sorry for myself when I'm too frightened to sleep). Here are my three absolute favourite short stories and novellas that you can read for free online. … Continue reading My Favourite Scary Stories You Can Read Online
CW: discussion about stories involving abusive relationships, rape, incest, violence, & underage sex. Zillah is an exceptionally cool person and one of my very best friends. We've spent a number of years bonding over good books, terrible films, and being kind of bad at being vegan (we try, but sometimes it's hard). One of their … Continue reading Three Books a Harry Potter Fanfic Writer Says You Should Read
As someone with a long history of talking about books online, I got the idea a while back that I would ask important people in my life which books they would recommend to everyone. My family and friends all have pretty varied interests in media, and they're all awesome and creative people. I tell this … Continue reading Three Books My Girlfriend Says You Should Read