Featured Story: The Wolf at the Door

Friends, Phoenix Fiction Writers' Antihero anthology came out two days ago! It's been a weekend full of celebration: Livestream parties on Facebook and Youtube, sweet roll baking, boba tea, and The Crimes of Grindelwald (and, of course, writing, because it's still NaNoWriMo). I finished reading all of the short stories in this anthology on Friday, the day … Continue reading Featured Story: The Wolf at the Door

Antiheroes Anthology Update

Hello, lovely people! This is going to be a short post, because it's NaNoWriMo and trying to reach 50,000 words this month has me like: But I HAD to share with you about what's coming, because I'm thrilled that it's finally time for the Phoenix Fiction Antiheroes Anthology to come out! The 7 Phoenix Fiction … Continue reading Antiheroes Anthology Update

Short Story Announcement: The Word Thrower

I have the great honor of being part of Phoenix Fiction Writers, a group of indie authors who write fantasy and science fiction. These are some of my absolute favorite authors who write incredible stories, so I'm incredibly thankful to be part of this group. For several months now, we have been working hard on a … Continue reading Short Story Announcement: The Word Thrower

Author Interview: Hannah Heath

Hannah Heath is punny, sarcastic, nerdy, kind, and the author of incredible short fantasy stories.  I've been blessed to get to know her through social media and Phoenix Fiction, and she's also one of the few authors whom I've had the pleasure to meet in person. Hannah amazing and has a beautiful short story, "Flames of … Continue reading Author Interview: Hannah Heath

The Lake of Living Water

Happy Monday!  As a teacher and writer, I'm thrilled for it to be summer.  I'm still teaching part-time, but fewer hours means I'm fully in get-Child-of-the-Kaites-ready-for-release mode.  I always feel the need to qualify statements about the future, as I have no idea what the next minute even holds, but as of now Child of the … Continue reading The Lake of Living Water

April Updates

April is shaping up to be an exciting month!  I have three exciting pieces of news, two writing related, one personal. First Piece of News: The Weavers' Blessing Update I previously announced the upcoming fifth birthday of The Weavers' Blessing.  In that announcement, I said its pretty new look would be coming to you on April 10th, its actual … Continue reading April Updates

Noemi’s Dragon: Chapter 20

I realize I didn't say this before, but I plan to post the new chapters of Noemi's Dragon every Monday.  Only five chapters left after this one!   I hope you enjoy the rest 🙂 Disclaimer: Today's typos brought to you by the cold, refreshing lemonade...that I spilled on my laptop's keyboard 😦 Find previous chapters … Continue reading Noemi’s Dragon: Chapter 20

The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 16

Find previous chapters here. It was dim and damp inside the tavern nestled in a rocky nook near the edge of Poldar, too cool for comfort on the outside of the room and too warm near the fire.  Decades of filth coated everything in a veneer of gray-brown and left the air vaguely odorous. Harried … Continue reading The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 16

The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 4

Look for new posts on Mondays and Fridays.  Find Chapter 1 here, Chapter 2 here, and Chapter 3 here. ___________________________________             Sara’s worn soles slapped against the worn stone as she ran.  Words flew in her head: “Telling Tree frozen—air of Poldar—find Annette.”  Such horrible things were announced in the castle Great Room, such evil … Continue reading The Kangraffs’ Curse: Chapter 4

Though None Go With Me

Every so often, in going through piles of papers or forgotten computer files, I discover something that I had completely forgotten I wrote.  Sometimes this can be a rather disturbing experience--especially when I recognize my handwriting but haven't the slightest memory of writing the story.  Other times, it's just slightly unsettling and a nice surprise. … Continue reading Though None Go With Me