Category Archives: Special Features

the council by-laws

the council by-laws The Council does nothing if not listen. The Council is nothing more than you expect and often quite less. One representative from every land who requests representation. All decisions to be open, discussed and decided, with no sub-councils and rare vacations. Those elected to The Council are exempt from everything else. No …

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Cybil Sees A Dragon

Cybil enjoys the open sea. She leaves on mini-vacations whenever the other scribes won’t miss her, or if she’s on deadline and needs to get away. Leaving the land, becoming an island unto itself out there in the midst of great blue waters – somehow it rests her mind, eases her dreams, and the writing …

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The Curse of Isadora

Isadora always wanted everything to happen to her, as soon as she hears about it. She hates not knowing any experience firsthand. As a young girl, they recall, she ran from room to room, catching a bit of conversation here and latching on to a bit of chatter there so she never felt she missed …

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Something Goes Wrong

Excerpt from work-in-progress “The Song of Isadora” Cybil jumps awake in a cold sweat. Shivering, without thinking, without knowing, she pulls on a robe and finds Sebastian. His dander is up and she knows her instinct is right. Something went wrong. Elsie. She must find Elsie.Just this once, she whispers to Sebastian. Faster than we …

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some more dragons

There was no lack of dragons to be found in Walt Disney World or Universal either. Here are just a few pictures of my favorites created out of Legos: That last one is me, fighting dragons! Or protecting dragons from humans, who knows?

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some dragons

I visited Orlando last week, hitting up the theme parks around town. I really loved experiencing the rides and parks while paying attention to the stories. Lots of new experiences and thoughts unleashed for my writing. (I miss the old Figment ride, but did get to create my own. She’s called Cond because the keyboard …

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The Union | timeline

The History of The Union is the official story. We will post folk tales and artwork as we uncover it. TODAY | YEAR 24 We celebrate the wedding of Isadora and Logan YEAR 22 The New Order Began YEAR 15 The Sickness Took Elsie YEAR 12 War Began YEAR 10 The Dry Years Began YEAR …

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poem | simple reason

I’m only resistant To getting a nook Because it’s much easier To break than a book written 10/2/2011 at Barnes & Noble ____________________________________________ SPECIAL FEATURES I enjoy experimenting with the new forms of special features and how they help build audience. Is this something you’d enjoy reading? Please comment with thoughts and ideas.  Cindy Marie …

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