Author’s note: On my Facebook page, I asked readers to give me various elements of a story that they wanted me to include in what I call a Story Stew. I’d take their ingredients and mix them together, adding in my own elements to create a short story. Below is a first draft, unedited at this point, to share with you. I call this one, for now: Light and Unseen Shadows. The elements readers gave me were: The number 23,Orphaned ostrich named Kayla, Peanut butter and grape jelly sandwich, A boy with magical abilities on a magical quest, Ceiling fan, Daffodils. Light and Unseen Shadows (a draft) By J. Parrish Lewis Sometimes he had the…
It is a handy thing, this internet deal you have these days, is it not? I prefer the quill, the papyrus, and a rich bottle of ink, myself. A warm fire, a tall glass of goat milk, and stories to tell–What could be better?