The sweet, slightly rotten smell of burning seven-leaf meant that Lew was to skip the nearest adult and report directly to an elder. The lesson did not include why she should do this or what would happen to the bearer of the smell, but anywhere that adults left gaps, children would fill in the answers.
Write a story about the moment when everything changed
This is actually a small fragment of a novel I’d like to write. Fantasy novels are such undertakings, but maybe someday. It was the sort of freak occurrence that would have reverberating effects throughout the realm for generations. Imagine a horse falling out of the sky over your head. Now imagine it has razor sharp…… Continue reading Write a story about the moment when everything changed