I don’t usually remember my dreams, and rarely do I have any that last long enough to be worth mentioning. There are a couple that have stuck in my memory: a nightmare that I’m not delving into here because the two times I’ve had it disturbed me deeply and I would wake up in full catapult style; and a dream about a horse of unlikely colors that became mine. In the case of the latter I was very young (and furious when I woke up). In the case of the former, I’ve just tried to suppress the memory as much as I can.
But the dream I had last night (well, two nights ago at the time of this posting) was so bizarrely coherent that I thought I’d share what I recall. Continue reading →
Magic in the Backyard is a site I enjoy for the poetry snippets and the very pretty layout. There are also quite a few writing prompts there, one of which is Free Write Friday, and this week’s prompt made me think of a sketch written some time ago for my creative writing class. It doesn’t technically qualify for the prompt, since it wasn’t free-written, but I thought I’d share it on this blog. Enjoy!
In which the experienced tempter Screwtape (The Screwtape Letters) attempts to give advice to Crowley (Good Omens), a talented but lazy demon who has spent too much time in the human world. Continue reading →
Sometimes it takes meeting someone else with their own task to realize what it is you’re meant to be doing. A Lord of the Rings fanfiction that could also be titled “To Motivate a Lazy Nerd.”Continue reading →
Title: A Flickering Candle
Length: 978 words
Rating: T for one curse at the end.
Summary: A conversation between two people in a restaurant both highlights and exacerbates the fragility of their relationship. Continue reading →
The ending of Lord of the Rings wasn’t the end of the character’s adventures- certainly not when you can pretend to be your favorite character and devise your own stories. In which Eowyn and Arwen- as played by two eight year old girls- rescue their husbands from Cirith Ungol. Continue reading →