I am ecstatic to announce that my new fantasy short story "The Land Between Days" launches today, right here on my blog! I've been super excited about this story, because it is inspired by one of my favorite books of all time, Alice in Wonderland. Here's the blurb:
Rational, fourteen-year old Morgan always tried to avoid the unusual—that is, until the unusual came to him. A head injury suddenly transports him to a strange, upside-down, inside-out world few on earth have ever seen. Along his journey to return to his hometown of Cincinnati, he encounters talking squirrels, moving hills, carriages with square wheels, and city walls made of sand. This humorous adventure, the latest from the author of the imaginative “Oroktiv’s Dream” and the thrilling “Kill Code” series, pays homage to beloved classics like Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, making it a must read for kids and kids at heart.
“When Morgan awoke, he found himself not in the light of an orange, flickering streetlamp in the shadowy alleyway, but, instead, in the morning sun’s golden light in the middle of a wood. Instead of cold concrete, he lay upon a soft bed of fallen leaves. He shook his head, sending a dull pain down his face. Gingerly, he rose, not fully realizing the peculiarity of his sudden appearance in a forest. The shush of leaves in the towering trees was the only noise around him, and the fresh air the only smell. As he surveyed the imposing trees, he noticed a strange sort of pink luminescence that traveled between them like fireflies and seemed to breathe a vigorous new life into their leaves. He shut his eyes and opened them a few times, but he did not wake. He did not recall such a wood anywhere near Cincinnati, and he certainly was not dreaming--so, where was he?”
Ready to read the whole thing? Click here to go to "The Land Between Days" page, where you can download the story. I hope it brings a smile to your face when you read it and you let your imagination sweep you away into the Land-between-Days!
(P.S., May the 4th be with you!)
I'm a sci-fi/fantasy lover & writer who especially likes talking about Star Wars and futuristic tech. I like finding new things & finding the beauty in old things, especially in my "Everyday Snippets" series. I hope you'll join me on my blog and unleash your imagination!