Category Archives: Stories
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As I mentioned in my previous post, I recently found a packet of old cartoons and drawings I did between ages 13-15 (approximately). If you want to see some of the cartoons, check out my tumblr! I found another dummy … Continue reading
I am currently taking a class at the Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle! It’s on Picture Book Illustration, taught by the excellent Dana Sullivan! I am loving it so far, and it’s been an excellent motivation to get going … Continue reading
Copyright Sharayah Pranger 2013 The loamy, gristling crunch of dirt, it hugs their slimy girth as they wiggle, snuggle, struggle through the bowels of the earth.
COPYRIGHT Sharayah Pranger 2013 Space Whales It’s awfully nice, as the moon fills the sky, to gaze at the clear starry yonder, to feel the first sweet chilly smooches of snow, or cringe under lightning and thunder!
Tomorrow marks the 2-week window between when I sent out my very first picture book manuscript to an agent and the time frame beyond which, having not received a response, I am invited to assume that the agent was not … Continue reading
COPYRIGHT Sharayah Pranger 2013 Atop a great iceberg, afloat on the sea, sat a singular Penguin, as sad as could be. He sobbed and he wept, and he whimpered for weeks, and the teardrops all froze at the end of … Continue reading
I thought to myself- “Hey. My hand isn’t nearly as sore as it COULD be. Let’s fix that.” I earned myself a gigantic cup of coffee for being so darn thankful.
Hey everyone- I usually don’t post on Mondays but I wanted to clue you in on a little update. Some of my regular readers may notice that the “Bookstore” link is gone! That is because, even though I originally said … Continue reading
A flash of lightning streaks across the inky sky as streams of black rain connect the earth to an ominous heavens. Thunder rattles the cobwebbed windows of the abandoned(?) mansion where we sit crosslegged on a mildewed Oriental rug in … Continue reading
Today we’ve got something a little different on the blog- this was originally written for a religion and folklore class I took in college, but the subject matter is pretty accessible and interesting for anyone. Have you or someone you … Continue reading
A while back I posted a little writing experiment, based on a dream my mom had. I recently revisited it and changed it up quite a bit, just as a little exercise in creative writing I guess. I changed it … Continue reading
Dusk. The light of this dry world is diminishing. It isn’t the sun- it’s paler, dustier, and gives no heat. In the morning it creeps up from the flat horizon like blood saturating water, and in the evening the dark … Continue reading
It was 7 a.m. on a cool April morning when a miracle happened on the farm. The birds were chirping as the first streaks of dawn flashed across the sky, splashing golden rivers of light across the grass. Gradually the … Continue reading