tales for dreamers: the elves and the story-maker

The elves on your shelves may be watching you diligently. That doesn't mean they can be trusted to report the truth about you. Especially, not to the story-maker.

tales for dreamers: the elves and the story-maker
tales for dreamers: the elves and the story-maker
tales for dreamers: the elves and the story-maker

Many a night have I sat hunched over my desk, filling reams of paper with inky words written in an elaborately cursive hand. And many a morning after have I spent discarding much of the prose and verses that had sprung to life the previous night.

So when the two elves knock at my window this fine night, I let them in and offer them tea and cookies. They sit by the fireplace, and at their insistence I half-heartedly read out some of my work to them in my best story-telling voice.