Category: Comedy

Are You Sure It’s That Way? (part of the Storytime Blog Hop)

They were lost, and it was Nadin’s fault. It had to be Nadin’s fault; Adren didn’t get lost. Not in the woods. He must be using his magic somehow. That and he kept accusing her of changing direction when she wasn’t. “Just because I walk around a tree so I don’t hit it doesn’t mean we’re suddenly going west,” she told him. He gave the sky a nervous glance, but didn’t reply. This is what happens when you grow up

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The Kitten Psychologist Broaches the Topic of Economics (a short story)

There once was a little kitten. No, not the kitten I wrote a story about one week for Backstage Passes. Definitely a different kitten. A very different kitten. Oh, fine. It’s the same kitten. So I’m reusing characters. So what? This kitten had had a hard time going outside. Which is as much to say as it didn’t. Not after its first experience with snow, which is probably like a person’s first experience with horseradish: you either like it or

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It *Is* Possible to Overthink Stairs (and 17 Other One-Sentence Stories)

Invented Stories Pain rips through your abdomen, but you press through it to strike the Dark Lord’s heart, reminding yourself as he finally disintegrates that, next quest, you have really got to remember tampons. The wind howls, the sky black with clouds; a light interrupts and the ship veers to avoid the rocks. An alien smacked its mandibles together, commenting that humans were the most delicious things in the galaxy, to which its friend nodded sadly, replying: “Too bad they were

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The Unofficial Chapter Titles of Hidden in Sealskin

Because I’m not supposed to be working on editing Hidden in Sealskin until next month, and because today’s my day off, I did some editing of Hidden today. Also because logic, which I apparently have in spades. While editing (aka, just breaking down the original manuscript into scenes), it occurred to me that these first draft chapters needed titles. Not official titles that will end up in the book. That’s not a thing that will be happening. What they really need is unofficial

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How Many Genres Does It Take to Change a Lightbulb?

Fantasy How many fairies does it take to change a lightbulb? Depends on how many working ones they want to run off with. How many gremlins does it take to change a lightbulb? One. But its entire extended family will invite themselves over to practise their electronics juggling afterwards. How many unicorns does it take to change a lightbulb? Oh, ha ha. You’re hilarious. Let’s make fun of the only intelligent species without opposable thumbs. How many dragons does it take

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Erica's Story (WIP title) | The Books of Bílo (WIP title) #1
First draft 29%
Hunter and Prey | White Changeling #3
First draft 100%

Grow Your Library

Hidden in Sealskin
The Illuminated Heart
Dreaming of Her and Other Stories
The Kitten Psychologist Tries to Be Patient Through Email
The Tree Remembers
Like Mist Over the Eyes
The Kitten Psychologist Broaches the Topic of Economics
The Kitten Psychologist
Plunged Ashore
The Kitten Psychologist Versus The Kitten's Owners