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Sending magic your way,
People lived because she killed. People died because he lived.
To those following my Twitter, these words should be all too familiar. From the moment I discovered Hafsah Faizal’s upcoming (now published) debut, We Hunt the Flame, I was captivated. A rich, Arabian-inspired fantasy world, written by a Muslim woman? It’s everything I love about diverse books and YA, and I had to get my hands on it. I’m not much of a book reviewer, as most of my critical skills fall to the wayside as the excitement of “PLEASE read this” overcomes me, so this will likely not compare to more experienced bloggers’ words.
All the same, I have to say something beyond “PLEASE read this”. The book deserves it.
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Like many authors, my background isn’t in creative writing. I have a degree in communications and design—still storytelling, but in a different medium. When I joined Twitter and saw the aesthetic boards the community makes, I was in love so quickly. For this post, I thought I’d do a writeup on three of the boards I made for #WedWIPAesthetic. I’ll touch on my image choices, overall design, and a little about process. All of these are for my dark fantasy WIP, starring a messy man named Magnolia Ryder.
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I recently finished something like my 10th re-watch of a very good anime, “Princess Tutu”. I’ve always loved it for a number of reasons, the characters, the ballet, the music…but this time as I start my own writing career what really struck me was the ending and the themes of happiness vs suffering the story presents. This will obviously contain spoilers for the end of the series, so if you haven’t seen and wish to remain unspoiled, bookmark this for after a good marathon watch.
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Hello all! Back again with another short story, this one a dystopian Sci-Fi with aliens, chaotic neutrals, gangs, evil governments, and more.
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Prism, by Ashe Mocaw
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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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Round 2 of Christmas gift short stories! This one is for Quynh, who I was blessed to get to meet in person this year. 2018 had ups and downs, but that was 100% an up, and I hope you can come visit again!
a glimpse in time, by Ashe Mocaw
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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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I’ve started writing some short stories on the side while I work on my novel. Some for posting here, some for submissions elsewhere (fingers crossed?). It’s a great way to share some writing and explore small ideas. Without further ado:
Change, by Ashe Mocaw
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The writing process. Everyone has a different way of tackling it, and we all tend to get frustrated at one point or another during it. I wanted to do a quick write up on my general process of coming up with story ideas, sorting them into plot outlines, and ultimately writing. I don’t always follow this method, but I try to!
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