I am a native Texan, a Francophile, a writer, a reader, and a(n aspiring) traveler. I have a lifelong fascination with pirates, reading and writing, watching movies, and discovering new music. I am currently living in Boston, MA, pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Emerson College.
For years I only read and wrote fantasy (favorite books and series include The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley, A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, the Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan, and the Tawny Man and Farseer by Robin Hobb). My creative writing courses in undergrad forced me to write more realistic “literary” fiction–and I’m so glad for that. Much of my writing on this blog leans towards the fantastic, as it is still one of the most fun things for me to write.
If you’re not sure where to start—-the tabs above will lead you to ongoing serial stories, flash fiction challenges that are usually stand-alone pieces, and the 100-word bites of fun from Friday Fictioneers.
The title of this blog, Vers Les Etoiles means “to the stars” in French and comes from a song from the musical Notre Dame de Paris (The Hunchback of Notre Dame). The blog address is shortened from “second star on the right” which is loosely part of the directions to Neverland that Peter Pan tells Wendy. It is a combination of my love of France, fiction, literature, writing, and language, with other things scattered in between.
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