Inside of me is a five-year-old kid who wants nothing more than to go on adventures with imaginary friends in worlds wildly different from my own. 

In normal language, I call it writing.

Inner kid aside, I'm a biology lover who plays with words and keeps Carassius and Corixidae in outdoor aquaria. I like how the world looks from wild animals' perspectives, the bottom of the sea, or the aftermath of the apocalypse. I write Fantasy, if you couldn't guess.

Dreamcatcher is my entry for Wattpad's 2020 Open Novella Contest. Step inside for Steampunk airships and a world that shouldn't exist in the sky... but does. Updates on Mondays.

Updating soon is I See Fire, an Aztec-inspired Fantasy set in post-apocalyptic Mexico. Did I mention I love worldbuilding?

Stories of Shelha is my pet project, born in 2012 and headed for completion. It hasn't got orcs or elves or anything else you'd probably associate with Fantasy, but then again, it hasn't got Earth or humans either. Book IV updates on Fridays.

Anyway, that's all for me. The rest of this is logistical notes. However you found my profile, welcome :)

Frost on the Grasslands has been proudly featured on:

@Adventure - Fantastical Adventures
@Fantasy - Wintery Worlds, Fantastic Beasts
@HighFantasy - Wonderland
@StoriesUndiscovered - Diamond (x2)
@Magic - High Fantasy, Magically Thrilling/Unexpected
@Mystery - Happy Holidays

Comments and critiques are welcome. I'm here to improve.

I follow people I respect, and I'll follow back if I know you from the forums!

I update weekly, keep large chapter buffers, and always finish my books. Come dance with me.
  • By a pond somewhere
  • JoinedOctober 3, 2017

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SmokeAndOranges SmokeAndOranges Feb 24, 2020 08:10PM
It's Airship Monday, folks! Have a bit of Fantasy to ease the transition back to work or school, and my sincerest commiseration to those at the end of what I hope was a restful reading week. Chapter...
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