From a Far Land – Part 26, “Confrontation”

[For 14 weeks, beginning on March 19th, on Sundays and Wednesdays, I’ll be posting chapters of book one of my Jaben’s Rift trilogy: From a Far Land. I hope you enjoy it. The first part is here. I’d love to hear any feedback.] Confrontation Reyga sent a green flare of power at a hissing Trellin before it … Continue reading From a Far Land – Part 26, “Confrontation”

Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘C’ is for Communication

I don’t think it would be a stretch to say that more problems and misunderstandings throughout history have been caused by lack of communication than anything else. These days, it seems like more and more people think “communication” involves shouting louder than the other person. Um, no. That’s not communication; that’s chaos. Communication between two … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘C’ is for Communication

From a Far Land – Part 25, “Battle for Teleria”

[For 14 weeks, beginning on March 19th, on Sundays and Wednesdays, I’ll be posting chapters of book one of my Jaben’s Rift trilogy: From a Far Land. I hope you enjoy it. The first part is here. I’d love to hear any feedback.] Battle for Teleria Gatlor wheeled his horse toward Bodann’s army and charged forward, the … Continue reading From a Far Land – Part 25, “Battle for Teleria”

From a Far Land – Part 24, “Landscar”

[For 14 weeks, beginning on March 19th, on Sundays and Wednesdays, I’ll be posting chapters of book one of my Jaben’s Rift trilogy: From a Far Land. I hope you enjoy it. The first part is here. I’d love to hear any feedback.] Landscar The two armies faced each other from opposite ends of Landscar, a jagged … Continue reading From a Far Land – Part 24, “Landscar”

Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘B’ is for Believe

A wise sage from my favorite, albeit short-lived, science fiction series once told the misbehavin’ hero, “I don’t care what you believe. Just believe in it!” That’s astute advice for all of us, because the things we believe, or disbelieve, will impact every single decision we ever make in our lives. Now, before we get … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘B’ is for Believe

From a Far Land – Part 23, “Knocking on Doors”

[For 14 weeks, beginning on March 19th, on Sundays and Wednesdays, I’ll be posting chapters of book one of my Jaben’s Rift trilogy: From a Far Land. I hope you enjoy it. The first part is here. I’d love to hear any feedback.] Knocking on Doors Tal sat in his chambers, staring blindly at the candle on … Continue reading From a Far Land – Part 23, “Knocking on Doors”