This is a collection of bonus side, background and stand-alone stories posted for my website and Tumblr followers. None of these are required reading for any of my existing series; they’re just extras!
A sapphic aromantic wishes to partner a dragon’s handmaiden without the complications of a romantic relationship, but finds comfort in her friendship with her own dragon.
Setting: Centuries prior to Kin of Mind.
Length: 993 words / 4 PDF pages.
A sapphic aromantic fears that her interest in another girl may be best explained by a word she doesn’t wish applied to her–romance.
Length: 989 words / 4 PDF pages.
Stand Alone: A Gift of Naming
If one’s parents provide a shirt that tears when tugged over their child’s shoulders, isn’t it cruelty to force the wearing of it, however well-intended the gift?
Even in the best of circumstances, it’s no easy thing to tell the parent who named you that your name no longer fits.
Length: 1, 200 words / 4 PDF pages.
Lovers’ Day is good trading for a witch who deals in enchantments, ribbons and dyed flowers. For Mara Hill, it’s long been a holiday of tedious assumptions and painful conversations—once best handled by casting petty curses on annoying customers. This year, when a girl asks about love spells, it may be time to instead channel a little Aunt Rosie.
Contains: A sapphic, allosexual, lithromantic trans witch enduring the most amatonormative holiday extant–in a small town still in want of open conversations about aromanticism.
Length: 3, 429 words / 10 PDF pages.
And how is your hand today?
His hand broken, his father dead, his brother rebelling and his mother dancing the bones, Einas ein Iteme has nobody at the Eyrie but his uncle and one cursed question he can’t escape.
Setting: Before, during and after Their Courts of Crows.
Length: 4, 945 words / 14 PDF pages.
When Paide ein Iteme says the words “I don’t love”, he doesn’t just refer to romantic relationships.
Contains: A disabled, pansexual, aromantic cis man discussing the reasons why the phrase “I don’t love” encompasses his platonic and familial relationships.
Length: 1, 000 words / 4 PDF pages.