The Hanging Tree

It was their only salvation. / The hanging tree. It was only a few miles away from where they sat in their tiny room. But it was the best chance they had. Alfred stuffed his bag full – a wad of cash he’d been saving up, a few more cans of beans, a map of … More The Hanging Tree

Bad Witch

Bad Witches Have More Fun . . . Sometimes / Azana stared down at the black cauldron-shaped cup, the phrase “Bad Witches Have More Fun” painted in bright orange on the front. It was at this moment that she absolutely despised her boyfriend. Or at least allowing him to stay with her. “So?” She looked … More Bad Witch

The Gallant Tailor

Thread is stronger than you think. / / The tailor placed the last stitch and stood as the clock struck with seven light bings. He cringed. Guess he could still make it to dinner, but it would be tight. “What do you think of this, Mr. Thatcher?” His client, a boorish man with a never-changing … More The Gallant Tailor

Golf Ball Fairy

I never believed in fairies, until I met the Prince of the Fey at mini golf. / / I never believed fairies were real. Not even when I was young. But that didn’t stop me from meeting the Prince of the Fay at the local miniature golf course this summer. “I’m not the Prince. I’m … More Golf Ball Fairy

Nightlight

Don’t turn off the lights. Especially the nightlight. / It always happens when the lights go out. The little boy in the bed can’t help but be afraid of what lurks in the dark. Even at his young age, he knows there are monsters, evil spirits, and even demons that would take any chance they … More Nightlight