I haven’t really read a whole lot of modern urban fantasy. “Valiant” and “Tithe” by Holly Black were both great books, and I certainly loved “The Good Fairies of New York” by Martin Millar. In fact “Fairies” was so good I even picked up Millar’s “Lonely Werewolf Girl” though I don’t really read much in the way of werewolf fiction. I’m going to stop right there, if I say much more about Millar, you might think I’m in love with him. I’m not. Just his voice.
Anyways, this was just a little bit of flash fiction I started this morning, and finished this evening. It might be a prologue to another story I’m kind of percolating right now, but that will have to wait a while, if it ever appears at all. This is really my first attempt at a modern, urban fairytale.
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This isn’t untitled out of some pseudo-artistic pretension, but rather since I really don’t know what to call it. I got angry at myself tonight for not writing more, so I forced myself to write something. This is what came. Read the rest of this entry »
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Well, I started to put some more of my work on here. Over to the right you should see some new pages. The stuff under, “The World,” is just background information for the setting of many of my stories. “A Time to Flee,” isn’t written yet, but it is outlined. What follows is a short character sketch I did to better aquaint myself with some of the characters, and better establish some of their background (for me). The three introduced in this short are all supporting characters in the story, “A Time to Flee.” If I do my job right, you shouldn’t have to read this to understand, “A Time to Flee,” but I had to write it to understand the characters. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: A Time to Flee, fantasy, fiction, genre, Leylin Drell
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