Category Archives: Fantasy Fiction

CCC220: Of Frost Giants and Wood Elves

The wood-elves danced till breaking dawn. But breaking dawn brought down the frost. “Too soon!” some few still-sober dancers roared, which to the rushing swirling waters beneath the bridge sounded more like a rustling, less than a whispering. The frost-giants’ … Continue reading

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A BIG THANK YOU

To all my readers, past, present & future, I’d like to say a big BIG THANK YOU. I send love & good cheer to you and yours at this turning of the year For all my books viewauthor.at/crispinakemp

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Time For An Update

At this turning of the year, I take the opportunity to update you on where I am with my writing. Five books of The Spinner’s Game published 2020 Learning to Fly published 2021 Roots of Rookeri published 2022 And now … Continue reading

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I Am The Spinner

I was the light when all was dark I was the air that fed the spark I danced a dozen reeling dances And drew a dozen stolen glances From a dozen star-made beasts At a dozen solar feasts I am … Continue reading

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It’s Not Too Late

As any writer will tell you, there’s no such thing as too many beta readers. They are the most valuable, treasured part of the writing process. So if you’ve been toying, but yet undecided, there is still time. Alsalda Bear … Continue reading

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Update: Books Past, Present and Future

Gosh, two updates in one year, what’s going on here. Three things. 1: Once again, I’ve a need of beta readers In Hare and Adder (Book One, Alsaldic Lands Trilogy) Hegrea is denied the granary she’d been promised as a child … Continue reading

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CCC190: The Waterers

I remember when you could wander there When your feet walked on dry land But that was back before the Waterers came. Well, that’s what we called them Always prophesying rising water Change your ways, change your ways, else it’ll … Continue reading

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CCC189: Changes

I was first born a stag and three hundred years I lived as he. But without a doe, or one of my kind, life paled and I was glad to change. I next became an eagle soaring high. Three hundred … Continue reading

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The Pole That Threads

Kerrid watched the sky, a sullen stare at the encircling Star Serpent, a fervent prayer to the Spinner for some sign, any sign, some guidance. That sign came the third night. She thought she’d entranced to the Web, yet there … Continue reading

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A Killing Scene

He was coming at her with great long strides. And she bemused, not understanding, stood stick still, her luminous exudation twitching and tiny-gust-swirling when she should’ve been in his head. 30 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Luminous Taken … Continue reading

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