Child of the Kaites: Chapter 14

Child of the Kaites Chapter 14 | Beth Wangler

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 Child of the Kaites: Chapter 14

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Noemi’s Dragon: Chapter 18

Please accept my apologies for how long you've had to wait for this next chapter.  I am student teaching now, in addition to going to school, and it's taking nearly all of my waking time.  In the midst of all that, at the end of January, we had a loss in our family.  On top … Continue reading Noemi’s Dragon: Chapter 18

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 Lady Elizabeth Chapter Three

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

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

Loneliness and Longing for God

Yesterday was Valentine's Day.  It seems people either love the day, if they have someone to spend it with, or hate it, if they have no one to spend it with.  My whole life, I've been in the latter category, often deigning to just ignore the holiday and treat it like any other day.  Still, … Continue reading Loneliness and Longing for God

Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 1

What follows is the first chapter of a little novella I am writing just for fun. What with all the emotional turmoil of the other stories I am writing, sometimes it's nice to write a fluffy romance with a happy ending. That said, I have already put in more research for this story than any … Continue reading Lady Elizabeth, Chapter 1