A short fable based on elements of Native American & European folklore.
A young woman wakes to find her little sister gone. Her search for the missing child leads her through frozen wilderness and ends in a deadly bargain.
To Dance Among Wolves
In this twist on Red Riding-Hood, a girl determines her future in a dangerous dance with fate.
1st Place Winner for @Once_Upon 's 'Winter Wonderland' December contest.
The Lover's Corpse
A woman calls her beloved back from the grave for one last night together.
Tea & Diablerie
My winning entry for NBR's 600 word limit April writing prompt contest.
The prompt: Two demons arrive simultaneously to collect one man's soul.
Every wound leaves a scar, even the ones we cannot see.
A short story based on themes from Beauty and the Beast, written for @_Once_Upon's Once Upon a Beast April prompt contest.
(Won 2nd Runner-up)
A ghost story about two mysterious lodgers.
A woman's strange encounter on her way to Christmas dinner.
A grieving boy befriends the earthbound ghost of a young woman.
Entry for and 's Rites of Spring prompt contest.
When serial killer Arty Spiegel settles on his next victim, he expects this kidnapping will be like the countless others he has perpetrated: quick, easy, and satisfying. But Iris Lorimer is no ordinary woman, and Arty soon begins to lose control of the situation.
The Merry Maiden
A poem about a foolish lad and his fey lover. It helps to think of fiddle music whilst reading this particular work.
The Curse of Thornfield Hall
Something is stalking Jane through the winding corridors and lonely grounds of Thornfield Hall. Can she escape these dark forces in time to save herself and the man she loves?
Winning entry for @ParanormalLovers Classic Love Bites prompt contest.
Hades and Persephone
A short piece of conversation between the two gods upon Persephone's consumption of the pomegranate
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Welcome to this collection of short fiction, prompts, excerpts, contest entries & poetry. Within these pages you will find beauties and beasts, devils, dances, and the dead newly risen, amongst other things. 1st place winner in the OMP Awards | Shor...