The Final Battle

    On a whim, I entered the NYC Midnight short story contest. Turns out, there were around 4,000 entries and only a little over 500 were selected to move on to round two. “The Final Battle” ended up placing first in my heat. They assign you a genre, character, and subject. Mine were: Drama,… Continue Reading


The Chronicles of Ashzaria Part 5: Soras

              “Misa,” Ajah grumbled as she struggled with the zipper. “Hold still.”                 Misa inhaled a deep breath and held it while Ajah continued fighting with the obstinate fastener. “You volunteered to help,” Misa reminded her best friend.                 “I did. I’m excited for you. You and Doran have been friends for as long as… Continue Reading


Chronicles of Ashzaria, Part 4

(Author Note: Before I begin, I want to say thank you to those who’ve been with me since part one of ‘The Chronicles’. Writing them is a hoot! They might seem a little rough. I’ll admit, I do the best I can with editing and would also like to thank Amber for helping out and reading through… Continue Reading


‘Chronicles of Ashzaria Part 4 Trailer

    Hey Everyone, I’ve waited for months to be able to begin this part of ‘The Chronicles’. This is where it gets interesting. I was so excited I made a trailer that I’m going to try to link up to this post. If it doesn’t work, sorry! Fingers crossed… Nice! I think it worked!!… Continue Reading


Chronicles of Ashzaria- Part 3: Amiralina

              Death, in general, should be an activity reserved for those who’ve led full lives— or the handful who’ve committed some terrible act during life— like shuffleboard on a resort itinerary. He should’ve breezed right past the young girl of barely sixteen, but Mira was fortunate the Miners didn’t have a chance to drain… Continue Reading


Chronicles of Ashzaria Part 2: Saros

  Saros sat next to the barrier of tall grass as the sun rose and contemplated his options. Surely someone would look for Mira when she didn’t come home or show up at school. He could call the police, but wondered if they’d buy the heroic tale of how she sacrificed her human life to… Continue Reading