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Plants: The Beauty & Function of Nature

Stopping by for the first time for the A-Z Challenge? Read a short intro to the A-Zs of Worldbuilding here!

Plants are something we interact with almost daily – unless you literally don’t walk out of your house even once. 1,085 more words

Rebekah Loper

Anunnaki Awakening: The Twitter Conversation That Starts the Adventure

The following excerpt is from Anunnaki Awakening: Revelation. Copyright Ray A. Davis 2014. This conversation between @MariaLove_ANN and Ancient_Nanna can actually be found on Twitter. Each character has her own Twitter stream. 393 more words

To Publish or Not to Publish Without Professional Editing (and Other Issues): Releasing My First Full-Length Novel

A lot has been going on since my last post here at Sepia Heaven, including the passing of my grandmother.

Path of the Righteous is a story that begins, depending on how you look at it, with a girl who just wants to read some books and it seems her thirst for knowledge has led her into a bigger trap than she realizes at first. 451 more words


Virtual Light (1993) by William Gibson

When I opened Virtual Light and, within the first five pages, read references to no less than five types of guns and two non-fatal weapons, I groaned. 981 more words

Science Fiction

Waste Disposal - Final Part

Smoothing down her dress, the same dress as she had worn for her tour with the minister, Rachel nervously glanced around her. Like a teenager before her first date, she couldn’t settle and tensed every time someone came near her. 539 more words


Having Committment Issues

Over my next writing project.

Do I hammer away at the next section of Clar1ty Wars shorts? The rather Evangelical modern horror espionage piece I started? 34 more words


Pray the Red Sea [Short Story]

written by S. Zainab Williams
art by Robert Burrows

I watch the dragon larvae gyre in the salted earth, their pale bodies fat, submerged rings. I think about Nu’ala’s obsidian hands at the spinning wheel, working the worms’ silvery fibers into spun silk. 1,067 more words