E. W. Farnsworth’s fantasy short stories, “Hornpipes for Mariah” an Audio Arcadia Science Fiction and Fantasy short story Competition runner-up and “Dragon Lady,” will be published as part of a paperback and ebook anthology to be released later this year and sold on retail websites including Amazon and Lulu.
“Hornpipes for Mariah” is a fantasy about two girls’ sensitive, imaginative associations with, respectively, a centaur and a unicorn. The story is based on a series of real-life conversations E. W. Farnsworth had with two young ladies in a park in Gilbert, Arizona, in the summer of 2014. Farnsworth wrote the story for them.
“Dragon Lady” is a fairy tale about a prince who discovers the dark secret of a fair lady’s being a dragon by night. The prince resolves her issues and moves on.