By Avellina Balestri, August 25, 2015 Word Count: 248 Rating: G Summary: A poem of Chesterton, Tolkien, Lewis, Noyes & Jacques. Why do our stories March on before us? Those who remember them Oft times ignore us But our presence is there; Our spirit-borne breath Enlivens each telling Defying our deaths *** It is that!... Continue Reading →
By Brittany Keller (alias Silverneko), Word Count: 25,304 (total) Rating: PG for mild violence and language Summary: While escaping Orc Hunters, Morfang son of Gorbag finds himself in Mirkwood forest and meets the sister of Legolas Thranduilion, Lindariel. Will Lindariel’s compassion reach Morfang, or will Morfang abuse Lindariel’s kindness to avenge his fallen comrades? Chapter... Continue Reading →
Life and Death: Why I Avoid “Sorcery” in My Fantasy Novels By Kara Swanson Word Count: 478 words Rating: PG-13 for disturbing imagery. Summary: The author shares her story of why she doesn't use magic in her stories. Magic. Sorcery. Wizards. They seem to be pretty essential components to any fantasy or whimsical story. And as... Continue Reading →
Greetings and Felicitations, Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen… Our upcoming issue of Ink & Fairydust will be dedicated to period dramas, with a broad timeline of 16th-19th centuries. *Review and explore aspects of your favorite (or even least favorite) films and series, including Jane Austen adaptations, Poldark, Hornblower, Sharpe’s Rifles, Downton Abbey, Masterpiece Theatre Productions, Pirates... Continue Reading →
"I know you're not so tough. You like to act that way, but I know you, Sev. I know, I know deep down you're good...and no mater how far down you bury it, that goodness will resurface some day."
“Spock, it’s an interplanetary bazaar. It’s supposed to be lively.” “We had better stay in a group,” he decided. “Come with me, ladies.”
"The Catholic and the Convert both wrote about life as part of a grand Story, of the dangers and seductiveness of Evil, of the power of Good, and of the End."