An Enchanted Autumn Path

enchanted forest beckons the trail well decorated with awesome treasures magic’s luster bright velvety orange and green leaves shimmer in golden sunlight mirthfully rustle dance with twirling steps flutter down to the mosses among delicate roses a trickling brook serenely skips along down below laughing with woodland critters who secretly tell the legend of the … Continue reading An Enchanted Autumn Path

A Novel Idea

The unwritten story is too good to tell: the characters charming, the worldbuilding wonderful, the plot perfect But when you attempt to capture that magic you stumble over stereotypes, slip into sinkholes, and fail to breathe life into cardboard cutouts You make amendments, rewriting history and balancing backstories, inventing new villains, forging calculated conflict The … Continue reading A Novel Idea


They warned not to be consumed by vapid things. Those vapid things would only be the beginning of an utterly meaningless life, and their villainy would trickle down into even the center of your being where the deepest wells of intangible value lie. So I believed that even the little things could not abide within … Continue reading Balance

The Gryphons

there were warnings not to take those paths; never linger near the nests, beware when feathers ruffle, and respect the royal truce but a different king in the castle desiring dangerous convenience decreed garish rewards to those who revealed the monsters muffled, and the land trembled in terror let the legends linger long, the memories … Continue reading The Gryphons