Ariel is a writer-artist who loves and specializes in fantasy, from the mythological and the fairytale right up to the urban-modern. More often than not her forays into other genres also end up bending back towards the fantastic realms of myth and magic. She loves worldbuilding best of all, even if it often has to take a backseat to characters and plot.
  • South Dakota
  • JoinedJuly 19, 2015


Stories by Ariel Ptak
Choices by ArPtak
Choices Short Story
Every day, we make a hundred little choices. Every time we read a book or watch a show, we see others make a hundred more, and many of these are bigger than "waffles or pancakes." Stay or go? Stand or hid...
As the Story Goes by ArPtak
As the Story Goes Short Story
A collection of Flash Fiction stories written between July 2014 and July 2015, As the Story Goes includes tales of a princess who won't follow the script, a superhero on vacation with his arch-nemesis, a blacksmith...
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