“Gates of Ivory, Gates of Horn”

A few years ago, I decided to write something that spoke to the experience of growing up Neopagan — one of the only stories I have written that is entirely disconnected from the main far-future universe I worldbuild in. It happened because one of those pitch hashtags (designed to get literary agents’ attention) was showing…

“Longing for Water”

I wrote this short piece back in 2017 when I was working through worldbuilding for the main universe I write in. Most of the stories I write are related to a specific set of story arcs. “The Waterfall Commune” and this piece, “Longing for Water,” however, are one-shot pieces that are a bit like character/cultural…

The Waterfall Commune

This is a short story — 6,200 words — about a group of young adults in their 20s who decide to go against tradition and get a house together. It is set in Tveshė, the place where Tveshi is the national language — the story takes place in West Shija, so Shiji (Mafediji) is spoken….