Robin Lythgoe is an author of fantasy fiction. Reading and writing have always been a part of her life; before she mastered the art of the pen, she dictated her first written fiction to her scribe (a.k.a. her oldest sister). Her mother regularly took her on expeditions to the library, from which she invariably returned laden with a stack of books guaranteed to make her arms longer. She read everything voraciously, and when she finished her stack, she'd start on her mother's… and then her sisters'. Today she writes tales about wizards and magic, fantastical places and extraordinary journeys.
Waif (A fantasy short story)
on Aug. 02, 2011
A thoroughly enjoyable and quick read, well-paced and well-plotted. The author's choice to forego names heightens the sense of sadness and inevitability of each character's position. Scenes and people are described so deftly that you can easily imagine the place, the atmosphere, the longing for something more from each of them.
on Aug. 11, 2011
I read this story in its original (much shorter) version when Kris wrote it in response to a challenge for a writer's group. I liked it a lot then, but I have to say that it has 'grown up.' Nicely! Good descriptions, plenty of tension and a meaningful conclusion.
The Bedtime Story
on Aug. 30, 2011
What a cute little two-for-one story! On the one hand there are daddies and daughters, and on the other there are princesses and a dragon. Short and sweet and just right!