The Autumn Prince Returns


In October of 2015, I released a serial on my blog called The Autumn Prince. It became more popular than I had anticipated; one reader called it the "highlight of her month," and I am still humbled by that. The following year it was adapted into a short story for the Crows on Heartstrings anthology, …

Of Ghosts and Old Doorbells


The old doorbell had been silent for over twenty years. After this house was abandoned, people eventually stopped coming to visit, or even to try and sell things. It had been so long, in fact, that the ghosts started to assume it was too rusty to ever make another sound. Three generations of ghosts dwelled …

3 Reasons Why We Need Dreamers


It's recently come to my attention that I am too much of a dreamer...and I don't want to change. These aren't the sorts of dreams with a set goal at the end of the tunnel. When your chosen career is storytelling, it's easy to forget the ‘rules’ and stand out even in your own crowd. …

Guest Post: Life in the Tunnels


A couple of days ago, I posted this excerpt from World of Shadows by Emily Rachelle (purchase it here!) If the excerpt wasn't enough to interest you in this story, the author herself wrote a guest post describing the world where all this magic takes place--it's well thought out, magical, intriguing. My review of the …

Excerpt from World of Shadows by Emily Rachelle


I am a huge fan of faerie tale retellings, so when Emily asked me to review World of Shadows a while back, it was perfect. I'm still working on my review (let me tell you now, it is worth the read!) Until then, here's an excerpt from the story itself. World of Shadows is enchanting! …

Book Review: Wendy Darling – Stars by Colleen Oakes


I am fascinated by retellings of classic novels! Some stories are so beloved that they capture imaginations for years, never losing their magic. Often these retellings can be shallow and unoriginal, but Wendy Darling: Stars did not disappoint. It's the story of Peter Pan told from Wendy's point of view, and though it's been a …

Book Review: The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton


The Faerie Ring follows the story of a pickpocket named Tiki. She lives with several other homeless children in Victorian London; together they make a family, looking out for each other when things get rough. When the youngest child, Clara, falls ill with consumption, they find themselves facing a huge hospital bill. It's more than they …