November Blog Post: A Short Story!

Hello, and welcome to the November 2017 blog post! It’s late, and I am so deeply sorry.

As has become my habit, for my last blog of the year, I do a short story featuring one of the Perfect Coven characters. This sketch takes place between Cursebreaker’s Dance and Jasper’s Song. More accurately, this story takes place simultaneously with the opening of Jasper’s Song; while the others are helping Jasper with his show, Jarvi has gone home to visit his family and rejuvenate in his home water.

As always, if you prefer, we are collecting all our out-takes and short pieces over on the Perfect Coven Wattpad.

I’ll put the actual story beneath a cut, so here are the other Perfect Coven authors’ comments:

James says:  And we get our first glimpse into family life of a not-quite-human species on Perfect Coven Earth.  This is fun, but it could just be that Jarvi’s family is basically insane.  LOL  This is some good material for future world-building as PCE develops new facets and more depth.

Mickie says:  Anyone who has a large extended family (or has friends with a large extended family) will recognize the chaos that happens when you get them all in the same house.  This is a fun vignette and a bit of insight into where Jarvi comes from (and how he’s so tolerant of Shelley’s mercurial temper!).

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One Night At The Dock

Apologies for the late May blog.

This isn’t the blog I intended to write for May. I wanted to write about the Water Deva.

They disagreed.

They’re not ready to be publicly acknowledged.*

*Translation: the blog post is giving me fits. I will conquer, but not this month. Obviously. 😠

So instead of continuing the series of articles about the supernatural inhabitants of PCEarth, for May we have a teaser vignette for the Ortho, Siren, Were Trilogy, which will be books four, five, and six* of the Perfect Coven Series.

* the next books are:

  • Perfect Coven 4: Chloe’s Quest
  • Perfect Coven 5: Siren’s Secret
  • Perfect Coven 6: Cat’s Cradle

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Doing things a bit differently this month; for December blog, we have a short story offering, another tale of Jasper and Shelley as precocious children getting into trouble as only young, talented witches can. This story also features Shelley’s beloved grandmother, who passed away during Shelley’s senior year of high school and Jasper’s freshman year of college, right around Christmas. Both Shelley and Jasper miss Granny terribly; perhaps this story will give you some inkling as to why.

So – we’re going to dive immediately into the comments from the other Perfect Coven authors, then the story itself is under the cut, or on the Perfect Coven Wattpad if you prefer to read it there.

James says: Why would their parents ever allow them to continue being friends? Sensible parents would have put a continent or two between these kids.  Now that we have this second story about the pair, we’re starting to get ideas for other stories about them as they were kids.  And I have to admit that I’ve started building an idea about the childhood of one of our other major characters.

Mickie says: Another fun story about the childhood misadventures of two of our core characters.  We’ve all got stories like this from our youth, without the magic, of course.  But then, think of how much more trouble you would have gotten in if there had been magic involved!

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