Bravery

At last the prince slew his dark demons, the only fear he'd known. He kissed the moon goodnight, drew up his coverlet of stars, and drifted down to rest under the slumbering sun. This post was made in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge weekend Trifextra prompt, in which the editors asked us for a children's … Continue reading Bravery

Spark

I am not driven. I do not burn. I put my faith in serendipity, and she never disappoints. A cool breeze drew me to these heights where you wait, flint to my steel. This post was made in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge weekend Trifextra prompt: For this weekend's prompt we're asking for exactly … Continue reading Spark

Mist

New to the Jade Dragon series? Start here! Go to beginning>> The way my mother tells it, the mist rose from the ground every morning, creeping through cracks in the cobblestones. That was before we left the city; before my father burned it down. << Previous Installment || Beginning || Next Installment >> This post is … Continue reading Mist

Incipit: Fantasy

The crown was only a symbol, it is true: pearls entwined in delicate strands of silver like tears. But symbols carry power, and the Crying Man nearly destroyed everything once with his grief. This post was written in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge  weekend prompt: Give us a 33-word opening line to your book.  As I … Continue reading Incipit: Fantasy