The snowflake dissolves

In 2016, I self-published a poetry collection illustrated with my photography. Entitled “Hope in the Hoarfrost,” the chapbook includes this poem.

The Power of Place

Setting comes alive in my stories, leading characters on a journey and becoming a character of its own. Here are a few short stories that capture the power of place: Relic in a Bottle — magical realism entwines a museum The Only Violet Stone — a city floods with memories For more, visit Writing

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson My late brothers would have turned 20 in February, but it’s my hope to carry their light into the future. Inspired by the twins, I wrote this scene in my…

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

Year in Review

My philosophy has always been to live with “childish enthusiasm,” but this year was one filled with hard work. I spent the better part of the year working toward my goals and dreams. Now, they are starting to come alive. Take a look back on 2017 with the Year in Review!

Sneak Peek Saturday

It’s the season for sharing fiction! I’ve added some of my work under Writing. On #SneakPeekSaturday, get a glimpse of my work. Just follow me on Facebook or Twitter to get the secret code!

It’s Fiction Friday!

It’s #FictionFriday! To celebrate, I’m sharing an excerpt from Part II of my novel about the Aurora Borealis! Get a glimpse of the work before it’s picked up. For a limited time, you can read the Aurora Novel Excerpt posted on the Writing section of my website. Just click the link above, and enter the…

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” ― Anaïs Nin

“For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” — Vincent Van Gogh

“Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.” — Sarah Williams Thanks for following! Check out all the updates I’ve made to KaelinArt.com.