Lyryk Starsong might be young, but she has seen and experienced more life than many half-elves her age. Her advantage is the magic of her music, although sometimes a little validation helps her trust it more every day. In this excerpt, Lyryk stops for the night at the hut of a weather witch who warns … Continue reading Listen to the Wind
A few weeks ago, I posted a story about Lyryk. In the past few weeks, I started her backstory from the beginning. This is where it would fit in the progression. This story came from another writing prompt I read shortly after my husky got loose from her leash and ran the neighborhood. At the … Continue reading Doggy Humor
“Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever, you just have to live.”~Natalie Babbitt American writer and children's book illustrator Natalie Babbitt was born on this day in 1932.
Most of the characters I write start off young and (mostly) innocent. They have experience in some areas of debauchery, but not much. Like most young adults, they think they know it all until they learn that their knowledge is incomplete at best and harmful at worst. In this excerpt of Lyryk’s story, she is … Continue reading The Cost of Naivete