Category Archives: short stories

A Menu of Tales

Every writer I’ve ever read has works that can be grouped across a certain spectrum. For instance, Neil Gaiman has a spectrum that runs from stories that are more grounded in reality to those of a more fantastical nature. While … Continue reading

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Of Murder, Black Magic, and Sorceous Familiars: Redcaps, Part 2

            Last week, I kicked off my blog series about the folklore that inspired my short story, “Jenny Redcape,” by giving a general rundown on redcaps. This week, we’ll revisit the subject to talk about … Continue reading

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A Thief in the Temple

          Every night is a different sort of sameness. I am a blonde, a brunette, a redhead. I am plump or willowy, shy or brazen. One night, I’m a girl he spied in the market stooping … Continue reading

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