Short Story: To the Hatchings, Part I

I’ve been using short story writing as a way to elaborate on my world building. The bonus to using short stories for world building is that they also can be shared and enjoyed afterward 🙂 Sometimes my short stories tend to grow into longer stories, and that is the case with …

Book two is finished!

 Coming soon: Dragons of Arethia Book Two: Binding Magic I’m happy to announce that I’ve finished the rough draft of Dragons of Arethia Book Two. It also has a title and a cover now! “Binding Magic” is the perfect title for the second book in this series, because it’s relevant …

Welcome to the world, Astrid Emelia!

Baby I’m long overdue for a blog post here, but this tiny little one has been taking up all of my time, and she frequently occupies my hands, as well. She was two weeks old as of Tuesday, and I can’t believe that two weeks have gone by so fast! …

Short Story: The Washery Mage

The Washery Mage: A Short Story set in Arethia Erzie is an untrained mage forced to work in Madam Deera’s washery so she and her mother can pay for her sister Emmie’s care. Emmie has mage talents as well, but because of them has succumbed to the dreaded mage sickness …