ElshaHawk (LoA)

Joined May 2009 and calls Mistress of Well-Intentioned Indecision home.

728 stories, 20 challenges, 7663 comments, and 211 friends

“Read, Reply, Ficly, or Die!” -Krully

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I am a self-proclaimed member of the LoA (League of Awesomeness): Mistress of Well-Intentioned Indecision.

Special Needs Teacher, wife, mother of two, center-brained, imaginative, pragmatist. Sometimes I sing. Sometimes I take pictures. Sometimes I doodle or make stuff.
I just have too many irons in the fire.. I like fire.. it is pretty and warm.. I like to dance and sing by the fire, but I am careful. I always remember who I am.

I am Mistress Elshanor of Hawk Manor, Head Librarian, Keeper of the Secret Passageway to Mount Krully, and Keeper of the Ficlinomicon AND Kevin Lawver’s Pen. I think..

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“For every day you take off from writing, your muse will take off three!” -Anonymous
“Do not pity the dead, pity the living; especially those who live without love.” -Dumbledore


  1. Final Days of Herb Tulliver: The Case

    knock knock Herb was annoyed at how many times his door was knocked upon before being forced open. This time it wasn’t a nurse trying to take his temperature, nor a doctor explaining that he had to avoid salt and eat tasteless green leafy foods. ...

  2. Final days of Herb Tulliver: Into Darkness

    “Don’t try to move too much, Mr. Tulliver. You’ve had major surgery.” The nurse easily held Herb’s shoulder to the bed. He wasn’t going anywhere. “What happened?” “You had a massive heart attack. Yo...

  3. The Final Days Of Herb Tulliver

    Herb woke to a stark white blurriness that slowly took on contrast as he blinked. He turned his head away from the window and its retina-searing light. He didn’t recognize this room, this bed, or the smell of this pillow. He closed his eyes and t...

  4. Theseus and Ariadne: The Breakup Part 2

    “Sire, are you sure we should set sail? Princess Ariadne is not yet aboard!” “Yes captain, sail now! I only promised her that I would take her to be admired! There! She is admired! Now let’s go!” “Yes, sir..” I...

  5. Theseus and Ariadne: The Breakup

    Ariadne is a very lovely princess, thought Prince Theseus. He also thought about how loyal his Athenian sailors were and how happily and quickly they worked the sails, ready to get home with all 14 children still alive. Mostly though, Theseus thought a...

  6. Stalking Prey In The Night

    They chose a perfect night. The moon was new and practically non-existent as 7 boys sat noisily around the fire, a beacon in the forest to all hunters that food was there, plump juicy and night-blind. One was speaking and his gutteral enunciations wove...

  7. There's A Glow Stick Inside You

    Healing? It begins inside. Somewhere inside a part of you cracks. It hurts and you cry. You get shaken up. Your entire world is turned on its ear, fallen down, shattered, and you have to reevaluate Everything. Your insides then take part in a great che...

  8. Wrapped Not in Red and Green

    It was hot. The ocean lapped in harmony with the shore, and for once my tempest-tossed heart was at peace. I was wearing a string bikini, turquoise, but not for long. A shadow crossed over me. “hey!” I opened my eyes to a bright-eyed lover&...

  9. Gift of Magi

    I’d know it when I saw it. The perfect gift. I wandered all over the city, visiting the mall, bookstores, office supply stores, clothing stores, jewelers, drug stores, even grocery stores. You never know where the perfect gift is hiding. I sippe...

  10. In the Garden

    I spy you enter the garden, the soft light plays golden on your skin. Oh that I would be the first bee to taste your sweet nectar! Fragrant flowers are overshadowed by a waft of your feminine scent. I close my eyes to see you better, a diamond, prismat...

  11. Two Girls, One Pretzel (Mature)

  12. My nanowrimo was productive..

    I wrote several. She Didn’t Know Senior year is going to be the best ever! Hannah Sparks worked hard all summer to improve her figure and Alyssa’s party is the best place to show it off! When she wakes up the next morning with no idea what ...

  13. Dakota's Foes

    They were watching her. A myriad of screens lit up their faces with a blue glow. Tiny cameras were everywhere, undetectable, always watching. Dakota couldn’t get the image out of her head. Somewhere safe, those sick bastards were refusing to help...

  14. No Such Thing As Aliens

    Captain Tecumsah had no idea his name was spelled wrong. He was going to make this name famous, however, as the youngest captain to pilot a successful bovine extraction and re-inhabitation. The other ships had all failed. One went down when the cows st...

  15. I Dream of You Sometimes

    I’m beginning to think you aren’t real. I haven’t heard from you in awhile, but I think about you a lot. I even dream of you sometimes. I trust that if you are in the neighborhood, you will stop by. You always did. You brought me some...

  16. Capturing the Star

    Ruby woke with terrible cotton mouth. She tried to sit up, but the room spun. She decided to stay still until the room cooperated. When her eyes opened, she first noticed that the walls were brick. The sun was slanting in through huge windows, shining ...

  17. The Truth About Ruby

    Ruby rummaged in her cabinet for a snack. She couldn’t get the star dream out of her head. Was it a dream? Throwing the empty bag in a corner, she grabbed her house keys and a scarf. Her jacket was missing again, but she didn’t have time to...

  18. The Kiss

    I always imagined the first kiss exchanged between us would be awkward, messy and pre-wrinkle age. But it wasn’t. The lengthy car ride back to my apartment was silent. It was a comfortable silence, though. We both needed to process the revelation...

  19. New Shoes

    Shoes make me happy. Sore feet are no fun at all. Shoe shopping may not be snappy, Especially when going to the mall! But new shoes make you feel like a million bucks. Like you’ve been kissed by a million Lady Lucks! New shoes make me happy. Make...

  20. Between Friends

    Owen and I had been friends for many years. He had been through 3 marriages, and a myriad of flings and girlfriends. He had baggage. The last girlfriend had helped him through the loss of his mother when I couldn’t. Then she cheated on him. He ne...

  21. Return

    Return; a knock a call or a note. Believe; in peace happiness and love. Chatter; relief, lightness, and sweet. Trust; knowledge, safety, and home.

  22. Heartsick

    Heartsick; heaviness tears and ache Missing; smiles jokes and love. Friendship; distant shadowy and vague. Crying; inside, silently and alone.

  23. The Fire Inside

    Standing behind the partition, I towel-dried my hair, wrapped my budding bosom tightly into a more masculine form, and dressed in my uniform. “How much longer do you think you could keep this up? A year?” Martin’s voice echoed my very...

  24. The Heat is On

    I stepped into the spray from the shower. The hot water shocked my skin, sending searing alarm signals to my brain, turning my flesh red before I could reach the knob to turn it down. “Hot!” I cried, then bit my tongue. I hoped no one heard...

  25. A Plan

    A new thought crossed my mind. If the Grim does come, it would be best to fight. I’d need to set up defenses. I began to analyze the house with a more strategic eye. In the front room part of the floor had collapsed into the cellar. The hole was too ...

  26. Earlier Saturday Morning

    I replayed yesterday over in my mind. She promised to take me hiking, said we would ‘talk’. The sun was shining after the storm and we pointed out the newly fallen trees. I found a nest with eggs. “I bet that momma bird is missing her...

  27. Gror Methonyg and the Abyss of the Unknowable!

    Gror always knew he’d grow up to be someone special. The day he turned 18 dawned sunny and clear. Gror picked up the helmet he had forged of shiny aluminum, hopped on his best steed, a stable donkey named Horse, and made for the most dangerous lo...

  28. Lesser of Two Evils

    I shivered and held my children closer. I could feel their involuntary shivering and hear their bellies rumble. Wrapped in every stitch of clothing we owned, huddled in the middle of a pile of threadbare blankets as thick snow flakes quickly erased the...

  29. Turning Point

    Some people swore that the house was haunted. Billy and I knew the truth. There were ghosts in that house, but not the wispy kind that float. The last night I’d spent in that house began joyfully. Billy said he’d gotten a promotion, that we’d nev...

  30. Leeto, A Summary

    Leeto Homero, having lost his parents to the plague, moves in with his Nana. Never without his teddy bear, they discover that his Papa had a few childhood secrets. When Nana suddenly becomes deathly ill with fever, Leeto fears for his future. He knows ...

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