Surprise Treat: Character Interview

Remember that time when E.B. Dawson interviewed me for her blog?  As amazing as it was, it was only the beginning of our friendship.  Since then, I've gotten to know Beth more (yes, we've bonded over sharing the same name), and let me tell you: She's incredible! Furthermore, and probably of more interest to you, … Continue reading Surprise Treat: Character Interview

The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 15

Please forgive the tardiness of this post!  It's technically still Monday, though, so it technically isn't late.  As an apology for making you wait longer than usual, this chapter is especially long. Find previous chapters here. What a beautiful night it was, with the air holding the coolness of the end of summer and the … Continue reading The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 15

The Kangraff’s Curse: Chapter 3

Find Chapter 1 here and Chapter 2 here. _____________________________________             It was a typical day for Steven Booker.  His master woke him and his fellow apprentice, the quite Will Scriber, at the break of dawn.  They ate their usual ration of oatmeal, trimmed their quills, and sat down at their benches to begin hours of … Continue reading The Kangraff’s Curse: Chapter 3

Looking for Home

Home is a concept that has long interested me.  The word carries with it strong connotations of physical places.  "I'm going home," one says after a long day at work.  "I'm coming home," one says to family as a holiday approaches. But what does it mean?  An old adage says, "Home is where the heart … Continue reading Looking for Home

Support a Friend

Hello all. Sorry, there's no super deep or not-so-deep thought for you today. Instead, I'm asking you (again) for your help, this time for a friend of mine. If you would, please vote for my friend Danny McCook, who made a remix of Switchfoot's song "Afterlife" for a competition. Here's the link: Thanks for … Continue reading Support a Friend

Kristen’s Bad Day

Here I venture to tell a story that takes place in this world.  It's been a while, since for the past four years all my thought has been wrapped up in my own story world.  Hopefully it's not too bad 🙂 __________________________________________________________________________ Something startles me awake.  I grab my alarm clock to see what time … Continue reading Kristen’s Bad Day