The Looking Glass
We Lost One
From Gwyneth: That’s how Brán put it when he told me. ‘We lost one, Your Majesty’. When he told me who it was, of course I rushe to the Library. Now, I probably hadn’t thought to tell you about my Chimerical Librarians, because the Library isn’t officially open yet, so there’s been no need to… Continue reading
Post-Faire Litfest Tour Recap! (Personal Edition)
From The Author: It’s been my honour and pleasure to be involved in the Fantasy Faire Literary Festival for the last 8 years. Over that time, I’ve assisted with guests, hosted and participated in events, led and assisted many Litfest Tours, and generally seen myself as Saffia Widdershins’ Girl Friday. One of the things the… Continue readingAii&Ego, Analog Dog, Astoria, Banshee Heartsong, Belle Epoque, BMe, CKit Falconry, Clover, Cole's Corner, D.U.S.T., Doe, EarthStones, Eldowyn Inshan, Empire, Empyrean Forge, EnLight, Ersch, Fantasy World, Find the Fish, Friday, HarshLands, Idoru, Jinx, Julala Demina, Kadaj Yoshikawa, Legacy, Lelutka, Lil Cinnamon, lrriven, Maitreya, Marcus Inkpen, Mondi Beaumont, Moth & Moon, Naminoke, ND/MD, Nefakalum, Petrichor, Petrichor & Ersch, Poet's Heart, PolyPlace, R3D, rainnn, Rise Design, Rivendale, rnR, Robin Bell, Safe Haven, Saiyge Lotus, Secrets of Gaia, Sharni Azalee, SK, Soul, Sweet Kajira, Sweet Revolutions, Sweetgwendoline Bailey, Tam, TamLorn Carterhaugh Wood, Telperion Design, Tentacio, The Looking Glass, Tville, United Inishcon, Yokai
The Land Of Wisps Forgot
A dream, a reverie If you would venture where the Spirits CrossBe sure to have your wings on: you will needTo cross a gorge wide as a giant’s stepAnd with one broken bridge, a gust of windCould make you miss your stride. Only the rocksWould welcome you. Like I said: wear your wings. Continue reading
The Work Continues
As the sun rises over Awenia in its still-incomplete form, I’ve been thinking about the Realm Rebuild and why it’s so important to me. First of all, Awenia continues to be a popular tourist destination, and I want to make sure our visitors always get an authentic experience. I mean, I’m always thinking about that;… Continue reading
There are uncountable ways to see Faerie. Each of us, when (or if) we reach Faerie, will see it in our own way and from our own perspective. Tonight, I am seeing Faerie beneath a full moon. I think when Faerie is lit only by moonlight, you can see a lot more of the glimmerings… Continue reading
Brán The Shutterbug!
Some of you know that my Chamberlain, Brán, has an on-again, off-again love affair with photography. He just got a fancy new camera, and of course he had to try it out on me eventually. He started, as he often does, in the Sacred Grove; it’s his favourite place to take pictures, he says, because… Continue reading
Adjusting Expectations in J’doube
I won’t lie to you: J’doube is madness. After eight years of working Faire Security (because, let’s face it, the so-called “Pawlice” are really for punters to have a laugh about, and someone has to do the heavy lifting), I have never seen a Realm like J’doube. So when they sent a few of us… Continue reading
This is not your world. Were you to step into it, My Fae Realm of Awenia, you would change, because it, the Realm, would change you. There is no way to enter Faerie, any Faerie, and return the same. I know this as well as anybody knows it, because I have stepped into Faerie many,… Continue reading
Return Of The Light
I think we choose to celebrate darkness, madly and wildly, until it catches us deeply and seems unwilling to let us go. Once darkness has had you like that, you end up either celebrating it even more wildly, or retreating, as I have done, into a more peaceful world. I am aware of the unimaginable… Continue reading
Season of Celebration
The last three months of the mortal calendar year, beginning with the end of our spiritual year and ending with the beginning of the next mortal calendar year, are always a whirlwind for me. If you start out sprinting, you’ll lose your stamina by the end of the season, and that does no good for… Continue reading
Narrators Gwyneth, The Amazing Catwoman, Friðrós, Davi, and whoever else springs out of The Author’s head, live in the parallel universe of Second Life. You can read their stories here, or just scroll down to see what Gwyneth was wearing when she wrote it.
Gwen Enchanted is a story blogger, a fantasy fashion blogger, and a thoughtful in-world photographer.
Caution: contains poetry.