Mr. and Mrs., part one

While I was working on Out of the Ashes, I used writing prompts to create some backstories for various characters. This is one of those stories. The original prompt was called, “Mr. and Mrs.”. I wrote the backstory in two parts, and will post the first one here (the second will come later). As it… Continue reading Mr. and Mrs., part one

Sisters

Out of the Ashes has gone through many revisions to become the story it is now. Originally, I wanted to weave in one of the Icelandic Sagas; it never felt right, so those elements were removed (but many of them will appear in a prequel story!). It’s gone through point-of-view changes, structural changes, and characters… Continue reading Sisters

Story Excerpt

I’ve been posting a lot about my “Tales of Twinkle Dingle” stories, but I am also writing another series. It’s a collection of loose fairy-tale retellings set in a highly fictionalized version of viking-era Iceland. Today I thought it would be fun to share an excerpt from my work-in-progress, “Out of the Ashes”, which is inspired… Continue reading Story Excerpt