Flashy Friday: The Wall

The masons worked quickly, layering thick slabs of stone across the barbed fence while the guardsman patrolled the eastern quadrant. They monitored their progress for three days straight, one of them always watching until they knew every step of their routine.   It would only take another four days, five at the most, before the […]

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Camp NaNoWriMo – Day 6

To say I have any idea what I’m doing with this Camp NaNoWriMo experience would be an absolute lie. I have a significant portion of my novel project planned, but every time I sit down to write, I end up working on a short story. And not the same short story, mind you, but new […]

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Camp NaNoWriMo – Day 1

When I got an email a few weeks ago from the people over at NaNoWriMo about their summer writing program, Camp NaNoWriMo, I decided it would be a good time to get back to work on something I miss all the time: writing. It’s been several months since I wrote something for pleasure, and while […]

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Flashy Friday: Justice

Ni’rikun felt calm for the first time in ages, the greatest part of her centered as the djinn whirled like smoke across the desert sands. Whispers and promises tickled her ears while the threads of their souls lashed at her skin like angry snakes, whipping open wounds inside her until they began to fester and […]

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Flashy Friday: Ancient Ruins

Scholars said the ruins led to another world, as alien to the surfacers as it was forgotten. Technology existed there the likes of which those above couldn’t even begin to fathom, much less replicate. Their tales were fascinating, of course, but nowhere near as intriguing as what the witch women had to say. Allegedly, there […]

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Flashy Friday: From the Wall

He was supposed to be tutoring the boy, teaching him the fundamentals of rulership and government, about the provinces surrounding his kingdom, and the art of managing the crown’s finances because it was important that a ruler never allow someone else to do all the work. It was how mischief was made, how greedy fools […]

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