Finding Wonder Chapter Nine

Chapter Nine In which Emma meets the Shimshake.   Emma groaned as the sun beat down on her, her own sweat dripping off her brow before sizzling to nothing. These mountains should have been freezing. Or that should have been the case with all of this snow swirling around her feet. But no. It was … Continue reading Finding Wonder Chapter Nine

Finding Wonder Chapter Eight

Chapter Eight In which Emma prepares for a journey. Emma snuggled against her pillow, the soft feathers brushing up against her nose – Wait. . . When did her pillow have feathers? She knew she had one of those furry pillows back home in the city – the neon pink one she always propped up … Continue reading Finding Wonder Chapter Eight

Finding Wonder Chapter Two

Chapter Two In which Emma has a nighttime visitor.     It shouldn’t have been surprising as to how drafty the old place had become over time. But Emma, shivering under her covers, was more than annoyed when the night air drifted in from all around her. Adelle could have at least warned her. Just … Continue reading Finding Wonder Chapter Two

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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading Golf Ball Fairy