There once was a blacksmith named Tormund. He lived in a modest cottage with a blue roof with his partner, Brienne. Once upon a time, he had been an adventurer, but one day took an arrow to the knee and never quite recovered. He found himself with much free time on his hands, and when … Continue reading Ideas: Medieval Blacksmith (Set #21325)
As I finally emerge from my post-Eurovision Week depression - and a hellish real-world workload - it seemed appropriate to reflect on what has been my second Eurovision. This year seemed to have everything. Loads of songs I liked, tons of artists that endeared me to them even if I didn't care for their song, … Continue reading Eurovision 2022 – The Sound of Beauty
The rain stung their faces like whips as the wind howled through the canyon. The small form beside him trembled violently. Savos reached beside him, tucking all the furs and blankets tightly around the child. He pulled her closer into his side, cupping his arm around her small shoulders to keep her closer to his … Continue reading The Three Towers: Prelude
Last year, I discovered the coolest thing. An online convention. And it was called Flights of Foundry (read about it here), put on by an organization called Dream Foundry (you can read about them here). A convention geared towards all the creative outlets; art and illustration, podcasting, comics, all aspects of writing (including editing), games, … Continue reading Flights of Foundry 2022
Anyway… she was getting distracted. Diana was dying. The muscles in her arms ached, her legs were beginning to go numb. The hallucinations were beginning to set in, she was hearing voices.
Last year I discovered a new found obsession of mine: the Eurovision Song Contest. If you haven't picked up on it, I'm American. So how did a little American in the midwest find out about Europe's biggest musical contest? From my B.F.F. that lives in the UK? Good guess, but no. On the coat tails … Continue reading Eurovision 2022: My Front Runner
Martin watched her. There was something about her, he could feel it. She could be it; the reason he needed, the reason to believe again.
December 2021 Prompt: Something A Little Different; A Christmas Story Holly had always been a little different. Ever since she had been a small girl, she had recognized her differences. The other girls always had their bows just perfect, their giggles sounded like jingling bells, and their demeanor could always be described as ‘sugar and … Continue reading Monthly Writing Challenge (December 2021: A Christmas Story)
A few nights ago, my partner re-talked me into a thing I had talked myself out of doing from the moment I learned of its announcement last year. Seeing my new-found favorite band, Ghost, when they came through town with Volbeat in tow. At any other time, I would have bought tickets immediately upon announcement. … Continue reading The Night I Saw Ghost
November 2021 Prompt: A Thing To Be Grateful For; an Elder Scrolls tale The sun was hot on Morga’s face, but the wind blowing down the slopes of the Druadach Mountains was icy. She smiled as the wind tousled her long, raven-black hair; it was a welcome respite, even if the work was exhausting. Picking … Continue reading Monthly Writing Challenge (November 2021)