N Ponders

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Born and bred with a love of language, N Ponders went on to get a Bachelor's degree in English and Linguistics.

N Ponders lives with zer family. Ze spends zis free time--when it can be found--creating fantastical stories, learning languages, creating artwork in all forms, gardening, and exploring the Pacific Northwest of the United States of America. Ze is an avid gardener and wildcrafter. Zis favorite use for the internet is preserving herbal, and other, lore.

Although ze has been writing since ze was a child, ze started the stories of The Caillte Cycle when in zer mid-teens, and has been writing sci-fi, fantasy, poetry and children's lit ever since.

My pronouns are ze/zim/zer or they/them.

Where to find N Ponders online


The Caillte Cycle
The Caillte Cycle is a fantasy series set in another world. Inspired by the kingdoms of Arthur and the realms of Avalon, the author has built a world that explores how a regime can grow, and how seemingly small actions have such immense repercussions. Journey through the mists and split the shrouds of mystery that surround the land of Caillte.
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Lost Time
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The Steampunk Serials
In the Steampunk Serials, twin brother and sister Elliot and Vivian St. Clair put their fifteen-year-old minds to the test and assist obscure and unknown inventors as they go about a Victorian era world in METIS, a space-time machine.


Poetical Droplets: An Authentic Life Found in a Crown of Tears
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2022 . Categories: Poetry » LGBTQ+, Poetry » American poetry » General
Poetical Droplets: An Authentic Life Found in a Crown of Tears is a work that blends the free thought found in between prose and poetry, with a dash of fiction. The author explores zer experiences in this life and combines them with the flavors of the muse that come through imagination and thought. Ze allows the natural cadence and flow of zer vernacular to guide zer words.
Series: The Caillte Cycle, Zero. Price: Free! Words: 15,500. Language: American English. Published: September 4, 2021 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In this last installment of the Caillte Cycle, Seraetia's early life is explored. Read book 0 of the Caillte Cycle to join Seraetia on her journey with Master Ellion as she voyages on a pilgrimage to the fabled Crystal Veil in the city of Boran.
Poetical Droplets
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: American English. Published: September 4, 2021 . Categories: Poetry » LGBTQ+, Poetry » American poetry » General
The author, N Ponders, is breaking out into a new genre with this, zer first book of poetry. The poetry covers matters of adult or sexual and erotic nature, and may include references to mental health issues. Bisexual, non-binary and polyamorous, ze hopes to bring a new dimension to the art form. Through free-form poetry, ze aims to help normalize and spread the quest for beauty.
Series: The Caillte Cycle, -1. Price: Free! Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Can one woman’s bitterness change the regime of an entire world? Magick, love, hate, loss, power and hope clash in Sanctification, Book -1 of the Caillte Cycle, and change the land of Caillte forever.
Folio 4: Stars of a Type
Series: The Steampunk Serials. Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this folio, the space-time machine, METIS, carries us off to Delaware where we meet astronomer Annie Jump Cannon. Join Vivian and Elliot St. Clair as they unravel more 19th century mysteries, and encounter new and intriguing aspects of space and time travel.
Mirrored Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A world of aliens, nixats, wizards and inventions that he can't quite figure out surround Rin. In this sci-fi/fantasy short story, watch Rin as he unravels the mysteries of a mirror that shows a fantasy world that he can't fathom, or reconcile with his fast-paced, hi-tech world.
Interstellar Flight 56
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Interstellar Flight 56 is about a young mechanic who is trying to become a fighter pilot in the intergalactic Kronos Fleet. After her most recent rejection, she finds herself volunteering for an inter-system flight through disputed territory that changes her life forever.
Folio 1: Watched Time
Series: The Steampunk Serials. Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Vivian St. Clair and her twin brother Elliot must traverse 19th century London to help an obscure inventor, in a slew of unbelievable adventures as they discover the innermost secrets of their world.
Folio 3: Ready, Set, Capture
Series: The Steampunk Serials. Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Your smartphone, your digital camera, your friend and their professional DSLR – ever wonder how it all started? Follow Vivian and Elliot as they travel back in time in their Victorian space-time machine to meet one of the fathers of photography: Mr. Fox-Talbot. England and its mysteries await you in this next folio of the Steampunk Serials.
Folio 2: Gunpowder and Lights
Series: The Steampunk Serials. Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Elliot and Vivian race to fulfill their wonderous apprenticeship to Professor van Muren, and take the space-time machine, METIS, to a new continent in order to aid Martha Coston. Despite the few troubles this new apprenticeship causes at home, it still offers the twins an incredible new insight into the new science and technology developing in the world all around them.
Lost Time
Series: The Caillte Cycle, -2. Price: Free! Words: 35,520. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Michaeyala and Sister Morana failed her. Irzo forgot her. Prison. That's where she had ended up. It may be hard to see, and the bitterness may be too great at times, but there is life after prison. At least, that's what everyone seems to think. She may never be able to get back those years she lost to that place. But she got out. She continued. It was even rather adventurous.
Storyline from a Dream
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Read this very short fantasy to learn how an advanced civilization can reach an abrupt demise.
Series: The Caillte Cycle, -3. Price: Free! Words: 43,840. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Ascha meets the new girl, Michaeyala. She finds that she must be friends with her new roommate, while juggling the pressures and intrigue of their magick school. She also must navigate the difficulties in store for her as she discovers new aspects about herself. In this prequel to The Tower of Boran, learn how the seeds are planted for the world of the Sanctum to rise.
The Caillte Saíocht Supplemental Compendium
Series: The Caillte Cycle, Supplement. Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Are you reading The Tower of Boran, or any of the books in The Caillte Cycle, but finding certain aspects a little hard-to-follow, or just want to delve deeper into the world of Caillte? Well, not to worry, that’s what this book is for. If you are unsure how to pronounce a name, or you just want more information on a specific subject unique to the world, look here first.
The Tower of Boran
Series: The Caillte Cycle, 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,400. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Tower of Boran is an exciting tale that deals with the choices one young girl must make, and how they will come to change the face of her world, Caillte, forever. Follow Seraetia as she learns who her friends are, the true depths of strength and magick within her, and what her world really looks like, in a race against daunting odds.

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