Short Takes

Short Takes

“And then you will understand that everything is a construct that can be broken down given sufficient desperation and that if what you really want to do is go live on a pontoon and knit hats, then you can.” “People want to talk to me. I have a...
Peridot Lover: A Sky FY Romance Novel

Peridot Lover: A Sky FY Romance Novel

Silken eyed gorgons writhe tempestuously on the couches of Anthradar. Dusky purple-throated women with the hearts of hummingbirds dance their one eternal day in our starry halls. Meluthisania, Princess of Peridot, enters gracefully, the graceful folds of her creamy...
Adventure! In Which Elizabeth Is Fussy

Adventure! In Which Elizabeth Is Fussy

Hello America. And other countries. Ugh. I am so sleepy. My stomach is full of sugar and wheat. I don’t really want to talk to you right now, America-and-other countries. I want to lie starfished on the pavement and have turtles stampede over my body. That would take...
To Budapest

To Budapest

We caught the bus on Saturday. It took a long time to get out the door, last checks and cat hugs, and so we were not as on time as we might have been. I was wearing boots, tights, dress, sweater, fingerless mitts, jacket and hat. I was carrying the banjo, a laptop...
Eat Pie Not War:  No. Yes?

Eat Pie Not War: No. Yes?

NO. YES? It has been drawn to my attention that I say no. The people who commented on it seemed to think that this was a negative quality. Well, of course it is, inherently negative. A negative. In the negative. At least my blood is positive. I don’t want to be a smug...