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.
Cal found what he was looking for at the edge of the woods, down where the ground sloped towards the dank waters of Stout Marsh, in between where the tree roots crept across the ground half-exposed like dead men’s fingers. A patch of Cloud-The-Heads, the tall stems clustered with ever-smaller rings of yellow flowers, yellow… Read more Cloud-The-Heads
Sometime ago, there was a handsome prince living in an enchanted land. This prince did what all carefree young princes did. He traveled around hunting animals and seducing village girls. Not surprisingly, this led to some trouble. Not right away, though. First, he married a princess, then he became king, then he had a daughter.… Read more Curses, Lies, and Fairy Godmothers
Once upon a time there was a land where darkness reigned. A dragon had eaten the sun and the beast perched high on a mountain, looking down with rage in its rotting heart. The night the dragon came had been the happiest of the year. The king and queen had held a magnificent feast to… Read more The Light Bringer
There is a boathouse hidden among reeds at the edge of the loch where the moor comes down to meet the water’s edge. A woman lives there. A mother. *** The woman sits in the boathouse and watches the reflected light bounce off the jars of water. There are hundreds of them clustered on the… Read more A Cloth of Water