Muses in Moments and Noteworthy Narratives

Welcome to my blog! Below you’ll find a number of short stories I’ve been working on. All of them are about women. Most of them are about real women I’ve found fascinating and in need of more fanfare than they have. I’m aiming to write something new once a month, so if you like reading short snippets of historical fiction in the time it takes to drink a cup of tea, read on! Better yet, sign up to receive email notifications when I release new content.

Away

Something a little harsher. Mild violence warning. A short story about escapism. This will likely be my last short story published here for a while. I have three incredible writing projects I’m so so excited about working on this year and between those and my day job- I don’t see myself having time for muchContinue reading “Away”


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Past Posts

The Rose Petal Princess

This is a Fairy Tale written in a style to match (think Grimm Brothers rather than Disney). I’ve always loved fairy tales; loved the originals, loved the retellings, loved the animated versions. There’s such a beautiful magic that fairy tales evoke and the suspension of disbelief allows for wonderous things to occur (unless you’re theContinue reading “The Rose Petal Princess”

For a Moment, a Bride

This story comes from a place much closer to home than my previous one and is one that has always captured my imagination. I’m not usually one for ghost stories, but there’s something special about the ghosts in your back yard. Below is a short story about the Ghost Bride that resides in the BanffContinue reading “For a Moment, a Bride”

An Ocean Throne

This short story was inspired by the song Anne Bonny by Karliene and the subsequent research I did about the Villainous, Infamous, Pirate Queen. For those who don’t know, Anne Bonny is one of the most famous female pirates of all time. Her brutal final words to her lover are what drew me to herContinue reading “An Ocean Throne”