Avily Jerome

The Defector Book Launch!

The Defector Book Launch!

The future cannot be changed…

Mistress

Mistress

The Amulet Saga, Volume Three The Silver Shores What Came Before: The Silver Shores,     Preparing,     Testing,     Auction Part One,     Auction Part Two Mistress   The woman walked quickly, without stopping for anyone. The crowd parted in front of her, a wave that closed in again almost as soon as it opened. Reith stumbled along behind, […]

Auction, Part Two

Auction, Part Two

The Amulet Saga, Volume Three The Silver Shores What Came Before: The Silver Shores,     Preparing,     Testing,     Auction Part One Auction, Part Two Reith set his jaw, determined not to make it easy for anyone to purchase him. There wasn’t much he could do—the cuff ensured that—but he didn’t have to smile or flirt or endear […]

The Benefit of Contests

The Benefit of Contests

I judge writing contests on a fairly regular basis. Sometimes for smaller, informal contests, like for a classroom, sometimes larger contests for a conference, and, obviously, the annual Havok contest. First of all, kudos to all of you who have ever entered a contest! It is a huge thing to put your work out there […]

Auction, Part One

Auction, Part One

The Amulet Saga, Volume Three The Silver Shores What Came Before: The Silver Shores,     Preparing,     Testing   Auction, Part One Reith was bustled into the bathing stalls, alongside the others, and afterward was dressed in clean trousers, the snug type that the other slaves wore, and his bare chest was rubbed with scented oils. The […]

If I Have Not Love

If I Have Not Love

Every now and then, something comes up in one of my various social circles that makes me think about how we as Christians should behave. Recently, in one of my groups, there has been some really intense discussion on several different topics, from writing to politics to theology and more. And of course, any time […]

Testing

Testing

The Amulet Saga, Volume Three The Silver Shores When last we left Reith, he was Preparing for a life of slavery on the Silver Shores. Now, the time has come for Testing.   Testing Reith stood straight, lined up with the others from his group, along with the other groups housed in other parts of […]