How long did I sleep? I look out the window, no light shines in. I wonder about that. The forest outside was so entrenched that not a droplet of light shone through. I wonder how it is I can see…some light is coming through, but it looks like nothing more than a misty glow. The … Continue reading
I tried to leave quietly. And as I left, I lit a candle and left it in the hallway…out of sight, but giving shadows. I don’t think she cried. At least, not while I was nearby. What does crying sound like anyway…. What would it feel like to cry? I think back on my howls, … Continue reading
I can see her eyes. She is squinting and trying to look at me. I slowly turn my head from side to side. No light. I don’t think she gets much. She has to feel my breath though, she has to feel how close I am…I am in no way small…I make an effort not … Continue reading
Katniss Everdeen is not a typical girl! (this article was written after my blog) 1. When I first read the first chapter I wasn’t sure if Katniss was a girl or Gale was a girl….. 2. She can’t lie: Notice how she’s always the last to know about the real plot (wait Peeta is actually … Continue reading
Culturally I am very interested in how the arts are playing out for millennials. I mean we’re mostly broke, so maybe creativity will abound? (this is my hope) Let’s review Couch Surfers Open Source Computer Programs Etsy Carshares and now I’ve re-discovered nanowriMo: National Novel Writing Month(which I’ve heard of briefly last year): in which you … Continue reading
“I don’t know if I’d call this a sword mother…it looks more like a…knife, a curvy-knife” My mother shrugged, “All I know is its yours. Someone gave it to me about three years ago, you know, when everything……started, and it whispered your name…so I’m giving it to you” at this my mother grinned impishly, completely … Continue reading
May thanks to my AMAZING sister who wrote this essay in response to my questions!!!! What is your favorite series to read? How does it relate to your real life experience? Does it help to inform who you are/want to be? Well any week that you ask me this I’m likely to have a different … Continue reading
Epic Fantasy @kateElliotSFF A good definition of epic fantasy and why it doesn’t have to be sexist (I agree with the Kate Elliot note, who is my current favorite high fantasy) “epic fantasy is also high fantasy and allows the author to write stories that operate at the mythic and legendary level of storytelling, in … Continue reading
Ever notice when Cinderella is about to whoop Lucifer? I’m not a fan of animal abuse, but it seems to be pretty gutsy!
“I have no idea where I’m going” I mutter these words to myself and hear my mother step outside just behind me. One day I’m home, and the next I’m here, muttering to myself. I’m on the dirt-sort-of-pathway that leads into a field and purportedly, eventually, to the forest, but I’m not really sure if … Continue reading
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