Posts Tagged "e. catherine tobler"

The Three-tongued Mummy

by on May 2, 2017 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

7,400 Words In the flickering amber torchlight, the mummy’s skin was burnished sienna where Jackson peeled the rotting bandages off. When Jackson pressed fore and middle fingers to the slender collarbones, the skin crinkled like tissue beneath the warmth and weight of a living body....

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Every Winter

by on Nov 1, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

5,300 Words Every winter, Halla rents the Villa Couloir on the banks of the Ruisseau de Rieu Ferré for its quiet, its darkness. Near the arch of the old stone bridge, it has a view of little else — skeletal trees, the shadow of a ruined windmill, a long road leading someplace Halla will...

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The Kraken Sea (Excerpt)

by on Jun 27, 2016 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

Back Cover Copy: Fifteen-year-old Jackson is different from the other children at the foundling hospital. Scales sometimes cover his arms. Tentacles coil just below his skin. Despite this Jackson tries to fit in with the other children. He tries to be normal for Sister Jerome Grace and...

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Release The Kraken!

by on Jun 21, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Catherine Tobler’s newest novella The Kraken Sea is now available for purchase! A dark supernatural fantasy tale about family, fitting in, and individuality, it is a rich and imaginative story enjoyed by both YA and adult audiences. The Kraken Sea is available in both print and eBook for...

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Clavis Aurea #7: K.M. Ferebee, Jack Hollis Marr, E. Catherine Tobler

by on Jun 6, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

“Magical realism” can be a misleading term. There is a nonsensical quality to magical realism in literature; mystifying content which isn’t realistic at all. In high fantasy, magic makes internal sense, like an alternate science. There are plausible magic “systems,” schools of wizardry...

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