Web Serial: An Uninvited Guest – Part 11

Tadla donned the silver bracelet and bounced with excitement. The dark braids of her hair flipped back and forth as she turned from the vendor’s booth, smiling sweetly. She raised her wrist, showing off the clouded rubies. “What do you think?” “It’s okay.” Rezki stepped under the canvas awning next to Emile and his sister. … Continue reading Web Serial: An Uninvited Guest – Part 11

Flash Fiction Monday: The Faeries and the Sea – Winoc Part 9

Stone braziers lit the open-air market. It was crowded, despite the hour. Cobblestone roads cut between the canvas stalls and animal pens where pigs, chickens, and sheep were held. Emile struggled with the keg of ale. The oak barrel weighed more than a yoke. She smiled as she waddled from the cart to Ninkasi’s table. … Continue reading Flash Fiction Monday: The Faeries and the Sea – Winoc Part 9