A Beautiful Month

We have had a beautiful month of stories from people pouring out their hearts in order to turn their pain into a little bit of wisdom for others. I want to sincerely thank everyone who has participated. I have been continually floored by people’s honesty and generosity of spirit in this series. If you want …

Where the Storytellers Dwell

No one guards the places where the storytellers dwell, where currency is non-existent because ideas are not for sell – being that ideas flow freely, floating on moonbeams of wonder – waiting to be deciphered before they are lost or torn asunder – these bards sometimes disappear, following the light into their storms, and wander …

Dungeon Prompts: Myth Making

This week’s prompt is: Myth Making “The point of mythology or myth is to point to the horizon and to point back to ourselves: This is who we are; this is where we came from; and this is where we’re going. And a lot of Western society over the last hundred years – the last 50 …

Emotional Butterflies

by Faith Eiran   I am watching him closely from afar.  His dark hair tends to dull in the light, making me think it is unwashed and fragrant.  His arms, useful, care for the flames, ensuring the warmth and light for the next minutes.  He pretends not to notice me again and again, and we weigh …

Dungeon Prompts: Ode to a Hero

This week’s prompt is: Ode to a Hero “Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.” ― Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn “Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” ― Brodi Ashton, Everneath “Anyway, …

Dungeon Prompts: For What Would You Lie?

This week’s prompt is: For What Would You Lie?  “The worst part was that I had things I wanted to tell my mother, too many to count, but none of them would go down so easy. She’d been through too much, between my siters-I could not add to the weight. So instead, I did my …