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BrionyHeneberry

Name Briony
Location Melbourne
Member Since Mar 14, 2011
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As an English teacher in Australia, I have had the privilege of sharing my enthusiasm for the craft of writing for over ten years now. 

Though I have less time to write for myself than I would like, it's something I am exceptionally passionate about, and take very seriously. I value the relevant and thoughtful feedback people leave on my work, as it's fuel for further inspiration and improvement.

Most of all, I like the idea that a reader can become immersed in a story and truly empathise with my characters, the way I did in my teen years reading Jordan and Eddings. There is something incredibly satisfying and about being able to reconstruct the images from my mind, in someone else's; it is a powerful feeling to think that a reader smiles, cringes, and feels sadness at the same places that I did when I was creating a scene.

Inspiration comes from no one source, and like a ninja strikes most often when I least expect it. I love to sleep, as I'm a very vivid, and often lucid, dreamer, unconsciously weaving stories with full musical accompaniment. Most of the time I'm lucky enough to remember, and elements from many dreams have influenced stories I've written.

I have indulged my imagination for a long time, and recall with great fondness, countless lunch breaks in primary school writing and performing short plays for my classmates. Later in my teens I fell into online roleplaying, enjoying the way stories could be told in a collaborative way. I likened each new storyline to a living novel, a tale of multiple fictional characters entwined in a common setting, but each driven by a different author. 

Now, my time is divided between teaching, playing with my two dogs Om Nom and Truffle, writing, and playing computer games.

Please don't ask me for reviews or advertise on my board; I'm sorry, but don't have the reading time.

Works

Reforging The Vow (Book Two of The Amarithian)

Reforging The Vow (Book Two of The Amarithian)

6 parts / 17 pages, updated Apr 01, 2014PG-13
Sequel to 'Amarith'. With the immense power of one of the world's creators now hers, Amarith is forced to face the destruction for which she is... read more
1,867 reads votes 89 comments 35
Sora no Teiou - Sky Emperor

Sora no Teiou - Sky Emperor

9 parts / 24 pages, updated Jan 13, 2014PG-13
In the history of Gouyoku, the Sora Clan, chosen by the heavens to not only rule the kingdom, but to always protect it, were slaughtered in a bloody bid for pow... read more
456 reads votes 45 comments 25
A Love Like Sakura

A Love Like Sakura

18 parts / 64 pages, updated Nov 25, 2013PG-13Completed
Lilah Sinclair’s first love doesn’t work out, and it leaves her deeply scarred. She finds working with her now ex-fiancé unbearable, and quits her job at a prestigious... read more
8,798 reads votes 345 comments 170
Garnet

Garnet

4 parts / 12 pages, updated Jun 03, 2013R
It's not a bright, shining, happy world, it really isn't. For Garnet, competition with her sister Amethyst for the adoration of her parents was just the beginning. In adulthood, t... read more
866 reads votes 32 comments 15
Forfall

Forfall

5 parts / 28 pages, updated May 05, 2013PG-13
Science hasn't yet found a way to rationalise the appearance, or nature, of The Rift that so suddenly appeared in the sky. With it came great changes to humanity; people from all... read more
524 reads votes 37 comments 39
Red Dress and Other Short Stories

Red Dress and Other Short Stories

3 parts / 9 pages, updated Mar 12, 2013RPictures
303 reads votes 14 comments 11
Reluctant Death

Reluctant Death

36 parts / 195 pages, updated Dec 11, 2012PG-13VideoCompleted
Micaela Godfrey's life is thrown into disarray after the death of her unborn child; she loses faith in her God and her marriage falls to apathy and emptiness. What she fin... read more
314,138 reads votes 2,105 comments 700
Reluctant Death: Shatter Soul

Reluctant Death: Shatter Soul

2 parts / 7 pages, updated Oct 08, 2012PG-13
The soul is one thing that remains constant; long after flesh has withered and turned to dust, the soul continues its journey from one incarnation to the next... read more
661 reads votes 16 comments 13
Two Black Feathers

Two Black Feathers

4 parts / 8 pages, updated Jan 28, 2012PG-13
Science-fiction had prognosticated an undead apocalypse, in one form or another, for decades, but no one really expected it to happen. Man's arrogance, Man's lust for ... read more
650 reads votes 10 comments 11
I understand why you don't understand - Poetry

I understand why you don't understand - Poetry

9 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 09, 2011PG
2,105 reads votes 55 comments 61
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The Essence of HoneyAwesome Stories In WattpadLove You Forever (Watty Awards 2013 Finalist)Paranormal

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Recent Comments

Thank you. :) I have started one, the beginning of which is posted up here, but like most of my projects I tend to bounce from one to the other to...
Reluctant Death

Trying trying! :)
Reforging The Vow (Book Two...

That's a good thing though right? Here you thought that Kyla was just a throw away character and now... dun dun duuun... Look who mummy is!
Reforging The Vow (Book Two...

lol Something like that!
Amarith (Book One of The Am...

@ridesthebeasts Joanna is awesome :) Very fun to write. Not sure that I wrote RD with a scientific idea in mind, more philosophical. As for...
A Love Like Sakura

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