"Seeing is Becoming" in Issue 04
Modern Fantasy | February 2022
'What should we do with the body?’
Dana gave me a look – the kind of look that makes you want to grab a notepad and pen to look busy. ‘You mean,’ she said pointedly, ‘what should you do with the body. You saw it die.’
A Coup of Owls is a bi-monthly online publication that features heartfelt fiction that writers are passionate about whilst celebrating and supporting diversity. "Seeing is Becoming" is about Amber, who sees a star dragon die and becomes the Death of Dragons.
"What Happens At Night" in Season Six: Creator/Explorer
Fantasy | September 2021
Diana slipped the final crystal into position and counted to five, just in case everything exploded. She’d taken all of the proper precautions, but even the best magical crystals had temperamental days.
Havok publishes fast-paced flash fiction every day. As part of their overarching Casting Call theme for Season Six, they chose to highlight the classic character archetypes of Creator/Explorer. "What Happens At Night" is a fantasy exploration of a creation mage named Diana.
"Song of the Ocean" in Issue 2: Echo
Fantasy | September 2021
The light of the full moon was dancing along the waves, and the whole ocean was alive with song.
Warning Lines Mag: Issue 2 had a theme of "Echo" speaking to ideas of reflections, memories, and, of course, echoes. "Song of the Ocean" is about a mermaid singing a song to find a mate - and reflecting on herself as her song echoes back across the waves.
"This Feast Fit For All" in Imaginary Creatures
Modern Fantasy | July 2021
Aiden works as overburdened and underpaid adjunct professor and so he decides to try out a meal preparation service. He's immediately spellbound by the owner, Duncan Carter, who seems to be capable of magic when it comes to cooking.
Imaginary Creatures is an anthology of Queer Paranormal Romance from Carnation Books that features four tales of strange and wonderful magic by up-and-coming authors in the realm of queer romance. "This Feast Fit For All" is about Aiden, who always feels alone - until he meets Duncan, who seems to embrace him with open arms.
"The Magic in the Mountains" in Issue 00
Fantasy | May 2021
Once upon a time, a girl climbed into the mountains in search of a friend.
A Coup of Owls is a bi-monthly online publication that features heartfelt fiction that writers are passionate about whilst celebrating and supporting diversity. "The Magic in the Mountains" features a young girl with a curse who finds an unusual friend in the mountains.