Ledia Runnels' "World of Fantasy Fiction"

{May 4, 2012}  

Creative Musings of Ledia Runnels

(This is a new story that I wrote this year. If you should decide to read it, I would love to hear back from each of you what you think. If all goes well, I plan to turn this into a longer work, such as a novel or feature-length screenplay. I call it a modern fairy tale…)

“Kukushka,” the babushka said. “In Russia that is what they call the woman who leaves her child for someone else to nurture.”

Alexei had heard the taunt for as far back as he could remember. “You are nothing more than the son of a cuckoo.”

Now, the remnants of the last spring rain trickled from the tattered gray sky, splattering against the picture window where he stood. A pair of cheap binoculars pressed to his eyes. The whitewater rumble of the creek made the dense forest feel like the wilderness though…

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orples says:

Hi Ledia, I look forward to circling back on this/these post(s), to read. I’ve been having trouble keeping up lately, and so hope to snoop back on your blog, when time allows me to actually enjoy the full content of your story. Everything I’ve read, written by your hand to date, as been exceptionally well written. So keep up the good work!

LediaR says:

Marcy, you are so sweet and your comments are so filled with encouragement and kindness. Thank you so very much. It means a great deal to me.

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