Stories and Poems

A Twisted Fate (A Midnight Falls Tale)

Poe Fernandez thrives on the wrongness of Midnight Falls. He likes to think of himself as a wrong person, who took the right wrong turn, and found a wrong place to which he can finally belong. Midnight Falls will be a perfectly fine place to die. That matters to Poe because, at 31, he knows… Continue reading A Twisted Fate (A Midnight Falls Tale)

Recipes, Seasonal

Recipe – Sweet Autumn Butter Because… Why Not?

Well folks, it's that time of year again: Pumpkin Spice EVERYTHING. Cut to people in the Southern hemisphere rolling their eyes right out of their heads... I know... we're pretty narcissistic up here. And we're REALLY into pumpkin. Although... are we? We are really into pumpkin aesthetic (and food waste... seriously, we basically grow pumpkins… Continue reading Recipe – Sweet Autumn Butter Because… Why Not?

Stories and Poems

Beyond the Vale (A Midnight Falls Tale)

As far as Bronte Hallows is concerned, Midnight Falls is her purgatory. Though she's never lived anywhere else, she has to believe that other places are better. She also believes she will never see them. Not a one. She is wrong. Bronte is on her afternoon jog, the second of her regular three a day.… Continue reading Beyond the Vale (A Midnight Falls Tale)

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

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 – 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