Stories and Poems

Welcome to Midnight Falls

Midnight Falls is a cursed town. Or, at least that's what Adelaide Williams has always been told. It's not as though people walk around on their tippy-toes, jaws clenched, bracing for the next bad thing. It's more like everyone is walking around, living their lives, almost unaware that they're all collectively holding their breath. It's… Continue reading Welcome to Midnight Falls

Recipes, Seasonal

Recipe – Pumpkin Spice Syrup to Sweeten Your Autumn Isolation

I'm going to be perfectly honest, when my province went into a state of emergency back in March, I couldn't have fathomed it lasting this long. To my surprise, summer came and went, and then the first orange leaf floated to the pavement in my backyard. It was bittersweet. Bitter, because I realized we had… Continue reading Recipe – Pumpkin Spice Syrup to Sweeten Your Autumn Isolation

Stories and Poems

Flash Fiction – Cry Wolf

“What day is it?” she asked. “Friday.” I caught a shadow of a smile behind Olivia’s fluttering eyes. “That’s good. I like Fridays.” “What do you remember?” She shrugged, and let her head fall back against the pillows. “Being here. I remember you, sort of. But it’s a bit like a dream. Where did you… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Cry Wolf

Crochet, DIY, Seasonal

Crochet – Mini Pumpkin Patch

Every October, I buy multiple bags of tiny pumpkins from the grocery store to decorate my house. It's gorgeous, but it's also food waste, because by the time November rolls around, they're pretty rotted and molded and they go straight into the compost bin. So, this year, I thought I'd try something new. Crochet pumpkins.… Continue reading Crochet – Mini Pumpkin Patch

Stories and Poems

Flash Fiction: Crash Landing

Harris adjusted her glasses and squared her shoulders before knocking on the door. Lewis was the kind of man who found it easy to ignore small people. Today, her goal was to make herself big, at least in his eyes. She rapped three times. From the other side, a gruff grunt came in response; a… Continue reading Flash Fiction: Crash Landing

Stories and Poems

Micro Fiction (Two Line Tuesday) – Conundrum

Ellie, in the trance-like state that had become too familiar to her over the recent months, patiently watched as her own hand swished the paintbrush across the canvas in broad strokes. When the image finally revealed itself to her, she sat before it and wondered how she would go about telling yet another stranger that… Continue reading Micro Fiction (Two Line Tuesday) – Conundrum