I call this story Japanese inspired rather than Japanese. Despite my research, I still did a lot of guesswork, and I’m sure I’ve missed the mark more than once. But this is a folk-tale-like story, and my goal was to … Read More
My dear friend, please come in and make yourself at home.
This is a place for readers and imaginative folk, where fantastic things happen.
This is a place for stories. Because not only do stories teach us new things, and help us connect with the people we love, they also bring a great deal of enjoyment to our lives.
This is a place to discover new fairy-tale-like worlds where you can adventure to your heart’s content.
This is the place for wholesome magical experiences you can share with any kindred spirits whether they be eight or eighty.
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Newest Spellbinding Stories
This story is a Beauty and the Beast Retelling. Rather than going back to the original sources to write this retelling, I chose to let the Disney animated feature influence me. You can see a lot of allusions to the … Read More
The idea for this story started at the zoo. Watching the polar bear swim was so enchanting I decided to draw him. Everything else took off from there. It’s in two parts because the story got a little longer than … Read More