Monthly Archives: April 2016

Stranger: The Finale of A Fantasy in Miniature

currently playing on my laptop: Now We Are Free by Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard My fingers dug at the twined fibers that blocked air and blood. One finger, two, under the garrote. The Rope and Knife laughed and worked their … Continue reading

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Stranger: Part Two of a Fantasy in Miniature

now playing on my laptop: No Light, No Light by Florence and the Machine The black earth heaped over my shovel’s blade and I paused to wipe my forehead. I was only digging a spot for a new lilac tree, … Continue reading

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Stranger: A Fantasy in Miniature

currently playing on my laptop: This Place in Time by Colleen The silken tip of her kaftan’s sleeve dragged across the water’s surface as she stepped to the next rock. Ripples followed her like disciples. The breeze caught her hair … Continue reading

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Flesh Out Your Fantasy World with Idioms

currently playing on my laptop: Atlantique Sud by M83 Every country has their own set of idioms—plucky ways to explain common situations. If you create a new world, the inhabitants should have their own way of communicating through metaphoric language. … Continue reading

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Ignore Your Happy and Face the Consequences

currently playing on my laptop: Close to Me by the Cure I’ve heard loads of people say things like “Make your life what you want it to be” and “If you hate your job, quit and do something else” and … Continue reading

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