Short Story: The Goddess of Raya’s Biggest Mistake

Two women, Raya and Eode, stand back to back with a broken sword separating them

Hello again! I’ve been submitting to magazines, and around the rejections and awaiting rejections I’ve gotten some more writing done for here, too. Please enjoy this short tale of a solider, a goddess, and the mistake that brought them together.

Artwork above was commissioned from Kami, who is a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend their services (as long as their commissions are open).

The Goddess of Raya’s Biggest Mistake, by Ashe Mocaw

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Short story: The Skeleton Key

For gifts this holiday season, I did a few exchanges with friends. This short story is for my friend Che, who invented the character of the Keyper for a meme and graciously gave them to me. The art used for the preview is also drawn by them, check out some of their works!

Now I give you this back, Che. Merry Christmas. 🙂

The Skeleton Key, by Ashe Mocaw

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Houses and Signs of “Swan Song”

I saw a fun post for a hashtag game on Twitter: listing your protagonist’s star signs and Hogwarts houses, and how well they fit. It’s a classic, and one I’ve answered before—but I adore the question and am always willing to answer it over and over.

Since my characters are in a fantasy with different time rules, I based their possible star signs on the element associated most with them, and picked from there. I’m very satisfied with what I picked, and can’t see myself changing these (barring any major rewrites, of course).

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Favourite Books – “Children’s”

Long time, no blog! I’ve had a very busy August, so I’m hoping to get back into posting here. At the suggestion of a friend (thanks, Kami!) I’m going to start things off with my some of my favourite books/authors. These things go hand in hand—my favourite books are written by my favourite authors! I’ll start with my top 3 “children’s” series (as in, aimed for younger audiences, that I still read, because books for kids are amazing), and maybe do my favourite fantasies and YA novels down the line.

So, without further ado, here’s a little summary of what makes these books and their author so special to me.

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