'Tis the season, I guess! I always forget about it until I see social media buzz, and I wonder if I ever would get around to making these posts if I didn't see other people get around to it as well.
In 2018 I published two cute stories and one dark one:
"When the Bough Breaks" in Mythic Delirium, a story about hostile spirits terrorizing children in a high-rise luxury condominium.
"A Field of Sapphires and Sunshine" in Glass and Gardens: Tales of Solarpunk Summers, my second foray into solarpunk. It's about an international student returning home to her family's business, dwelling on a breakup while on her solar-dirigible ride home.
"Magic Potion Behind-the-Mountains" in Beneath Ceaseless Skies, which follows the misadventures of a young magistrate as he struggles to learn the recipe for a magic potion in the rural hinterlands of his assigned county.
I doubt these will rouse anything more than a murmur, but I'm fairly proud of mysel…
Recently, I went to see Jupiter Ascending, and right now I can't think of a more wonderful movie to have experienced in theaters! Perhaps the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. But Jupiter Ascending isn't an adaptation, except one of the imagination, especially of the young imagination when we were busy creating impossible characters that people told us were unrealistic.
It was so fun, my fan buddy Jeanne and I had to recap it! We included as much detail as possible, and added commentary. Jeanne's commentary is in blue, mine is purple! Read the first half of the recap at her blog!
This recap will be long, and image-heavy, so you've been warned! Without further ado, ACT II: