Fantasy Tag

Where Fantasy Lives

04 May 2016, Posted by Laura C. Cantu in announcement, enchantment, faerie, fairy, fairytale, General, Gnome, Ideations, Laura's Books, magic, My 2 Cents, mythic, Short Stories, The Vathylite Realms, Writer's Corner

  Once upon a time, the world was enchanted. Her caretakers were magical beings who worked side-by-side with humans to create harmony and balance for the earth to grow and thrive. But then something went disastrously wrong, and humans were banished from the enchanted realms forever . . . or so we thought. This fall, I […]

Ol’ Grum: Tale 1 -Part 4 (end Tale 1)

13 Apr 2016, Posted by Laura C. Cantu in faerie, fairy, fairytale, fiction, General, grum, magical, Short Stories, short story, story, The Mythic Realms

“Mr. Grum . . . Mr. Grum. You awake?” A high pitched squeaky voice sounded in Grum’s ear. He opened one beady eye and squinted up at the pesky yellow faerie. “Don’t you know better than to wake a gnome from a nap? I don’t understand you faeries, respecting the plants and all but not […]

Ol’ Grum’s Tale -Introduction

16 Mar 2016, Posted by Laura C. Cantu in faerie, fairy, fairytale, fiction, fun, General, Gnome, grum, magic, mystical, mythic, Short Stories, short story, story, tale, The Mythic Realms

The thing every person should know about Gnomes is that above all else, if a gnome does not get enough sleep he gets extremely grumpy. You might be thinking, “But all the gnomes I’ve seen decorating lawns and stuffed into flowerpots seem to be enjoying various activities. They look so happy digging in the dirt […]

Ol’ Grum’s Tale -Introduction

16 Mar 2016, Posted by Laura C. Cantu in faerie, fairy, fairytale, fiction, fun, General, Gnome, grum, magic, mystical, mythic, Short Stories, short story, story, tale, The Mythic Realms

The thing every person should know about Gnomes is that above all else, if a gnome does not get enough sleep he gets extremely grumpy. You might be thinking, “But all the gnomes I’ve seen decorating lawns and stuffed into flowerpots seem to be enjoying various activities. They look so happy digging in the dirt […]

The Revelation of Asphorela -Part 6

02 Mar 2016, Posted by Laura C. Cantu in Asphorela, fiction, General, General Fantasy, Laura C. Cantu, magic, Short Stories, short story, story

After days of preparation, the potion was complete; just in time for the coming of age ceremony that was to take place later that afternoon. Asphorela, Daphne, Heleconius, and ten others stood on a golden platform among the trees opposite the elders. The elders held crystal necklaces that were to be awarded to each of […]

The Revelation of Asphorela -Part 5

24 Feb 2016, Posted by Laura C. Cantu in Asphorela, fiction, General, General Fantasy, Laura C. Cantu, magic, Short Stories, short story, story

Heleconius chanted an unlocking spell under her breath and tip-toed into Father Neldoroth’s room. He lay there sweating on top of the covers of his small, pitiful bed. On the nightstand next to his bed were his wand and an unlit oil lamp. Heleconius crept toward the sleeping man hoping to find a few hairs […]

The Revelation of Asphorela -Part 4

17 Feb 2016, Posted by Laura C. Cantu in Asphorela, fiction, General, General Fantasy, Laura C. Cantu, magic, Short Stories, short story, story

Later that day, Daphne found herself studying incantations in the classroom of Sister Georgina. The sister was teaching the class how to properly roll their “R’s” for the most effective invocations. Although Daphne rolled her R’s sufficiently well, she raised her hand. Sister Georgina walked over to Daphne and asked, “Your pronunciation sounds fine to […]