In trying times, we know stories can offer hope and escapism. Therefore, we have put together a collection of stories we think will be particularly relevant at this moment.
Princess Aasiya woke to the smell of must and the feeling of cool dirt beneath her cheek. The time must have come, then. Her mother was dead.
The brick was cool against Dr. Felicity Hart’s skin, a pleasant contrast from the heat of the bonfires outside the little convent turned hospital. Her tri-corner hat cast a dark shadow over her face as she watched the grave nurses look over the new miracle.
When I finally reached the Arcanist’s Tower, it was not what I expected.
Write a story that takes place at breakfast.
Queen Neoma lifted her sword to strike down the thorny branch before her.
About the fifth time Diana shouted “one minute!” when Margaret asked her apprentice a question, Margaret got frustrated.
Write a story about a trip to the store gone wrong.
Once upon a time, there was a woman who wanted a baby very, very much, but no matter how hard she tried, she couldn’t have one. And so she came to me.
I must’ve swallowed butterflies. Perhaps their eggs were in the leftovers I had eaten for lunch?