“Can’t we just kill it?” asked Wylie. Keaton placed his hand upon the boy’s shoulder. “Nay,” he said. “We must be patient.” They had been tracking the phoenix for days as it flew across the countryside. It was a rare sight, a firebird in this day and age. To see one was to herald a … More Mightier

The Meadow

This one’s kind of a momentous story for me. Originally posted on November 13, 2015, this story gave me the jumping off point for the novel I would eventually write, “Nature & Nurture.” It changed a lot from this short, but the basic idea came directly from here. The prompt was one word: “Frolic.” I … More The Meadow