Posts Tagged ‘magic’

Howl’s Moving Castle

In movies, writing on 10/22/2012 at 19:56


In need of some witchcraft and wizardry this Halloween season? Check out Studio Ghibli Howl’s Moving Castle (2004), an adaptation of Diana Wynne Jones’ novel of the same name. Read the rest of this entry »

The Missing Moon Child (excerpt)

In fiction, Uncategorized on 04/10/2012 at 16:39

Here is a brief excerpt from the first story of a serialized neo-fantasy from our very own Charlie Sullivan. Look at him go! Let’s hope no one else picks this series up so we can publish it in its entirety here at Stahr.

The Missing Moon Child
There was not much to tell apart Asa Samb from any other fifteen year old in the village Seaside, or all the White Isles for that matter, maybe the whole world even. At least, that’s how Asa saw it: he was his father’s son—a soldier’s boy—and until Asa’s feet grew enough to fit his old man’s secondary pair of combat boots, that’s all he’d ever be…a boy from Seaside. Read the rest of this entry »