Gods, monsters and everything in between, from the depths of the oceans to the shadows under the bed. The flicker at the corner of your eye and the candles guttering. Myths. Legends. Folklore. Fantasy, fables and faeries. Dragons, deities and daemons. Everything with a speculative edge.
It cannot be said there was only once a deity that fell in love with a human because it didn’t happen only once. It was something of a fashion for gods to love their creations because they were narcissistic by nature, as all immortal beings were. But there was, however, one goddess who was too… Read more The Girl Who Cried Stars
High in the mountains, where the tree line fades and the cold air snaps, a diminutive figure flitted from branch to branch in the pine trees. The sunlight, caught on pale gossamer wings, refracted rainbows across their surface. “Skyna, look!” Peri nudged her companion and pointed. Her brown wings hummed with excitement. Skyna, sleepy eyed… Read more Through Woods to Winter
The fog rolls down the hills and into our village. It winds through our streets and gathers in the square. It reaches out with thick tendrils through open windows into careless homes. Whoever it touches turns to stone. Just for a while, until the fog retreats and returns to the hills. The fog avoids me.… Read more Whispers of Statues
Sister Lisbeth always told us she had eyes in the back of her head, and it was true. I remember the day we discovered them. Sister Lisbeth had fallen asleep at the teacher’s desk during algebra lessons, chin resting upon her ever-clenched fists. We were meant to be working equations, but little Johanna Graham snuck… Read more And It Was True