In an effort to make up for the lack of activity on the TotallyTawn WordPress blog, I offer a short story. I hope you enjoy it. Champion of the Dragon Empress The Dark Knight stood—legs spread, gauntlet-encased hands resting comfortably on the hilt of a gilded longsword—knee deep in the shattered remains of the enemy. … Continue reading Champion of the Dragon Empress: A Writing Contest Entry
Mother of Dragons “Again!” The hatchlings darted around her as she waded through the hip-deep water, pleading – as they always did before she returned to the surface – for her to recount the tale one more time. “You have already heard it a thousand times over,” she admonished. “Please?” They begged in unison. Drawing … Continue reading Mother of Dragons – Writing Contest Entry
I am once again attempting to hone my writing skills by entering a short story contest hosted by Theresa Oliver's Short Story Page. I hope you like it! A TIME TO REAP Eilain hated her job. It was bad enough that she had to partner with that lech, Thanatos, on the occasional unusual reaping call. … Continue reading A Time to Reap – Another Writing Contest Entry
This week's writing contests from Theresa Oliver's facebook page is for a poem based on the following image. As I am not much of a poetry gal, I thought I'd try my hand at Haiku. I hope you like it! Heliotrope Halo Enraptured souls, blissSparkling eddy aging breathAmethyst sorrow.
This week's writing contest entry is based on this picture: I hope you like it! 🙂 The Well of Souls The girl sat cross-legged in the dirt at her grandfather's feet. Only by absently braiding her long, jet-black hair could she manage to not wiggle in anticipation of the story he would share today from … Continue reading The Well of Souls: Another Writing Contest Entry
It amazes me how, whenever I seem to run low on inspiration, the Universe provides. This post is my entry into Theresa Oliver's writing contest based on the following image. Please check her out on Facebook and don't forget to let me know what you think of my short story. Thank you! A Mother's Love … Continue reading A Mother’s Love: Writing Contest Entry
I found another writing competition based on this photo:And here's my submission - I hope you like it: FLYING SQUIRREL CARGO He stirs as the sun dips peacefully below the horizon. His deep, even breathing becomes a yawn, followed closely by a very satisfying, bone-popping stretch. Sighing heavily, he sits back on his hind paws, … Continue reading Another Photostory Competition
A friend challenged me to compose a complete story in 100 words or less which had to include the phrase "then Jen showed Tawn her otterbox." Never one to back down from a gauntlet thrown at my feet, I came up with the following micro-story. Note: I did cheat just a little bit by not … Continue reading Otterbox