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Nettle Jumper

There is a wonderful fairytale about seven brother who get turned in swans. Their sister must knit them all jumpers out of nettles and not speak until the work is done. 158 more words


Red Riding Hood - A Halloween Tale

Once upon a time in a forest far far away there was… What? How far was it? It was pretty far away. You may have a preconceived notion of what is far and what isn’t but this forest was more far away than that. 2,108 more words


The NYT 'By the Book' Tag

I was tagged the other week by Reg at She Latitude (my first tag, thank-you!). The New York Times ‘By the Book’ tag was created by… 811 more words


Cress: Gullible, Naive, Positively Grubby

YA romance novels tend to involve some level of female sexual deprivation. Cress may be the first to try actually evoking it through narrative style. 221 more words

YA Fiction

Just As Father Likes

My publication in The Quilliad has become a pattern (to which I am not at all opposed). Last night they published my short story, “Just As Father Likes,” in their 2016 Halloween edition. 2,019 more words

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