The Rise of The Dragon Queen: Chapter 17

The torch’s firelight illuminated the room as I remained on the floor, fading in and out of consciousness. Even in my sleep, I couldn’t stop thinking about the key. I imagined holding it, running my fingers across the metal cylinder that made its neck, and unlocking the door that kept me from my freedom. WhenContinue reading “The Rise of The Dragon Queen: Chapter 17”

The Rise of The Dragon Queen- Chapter 16

The world around us grew cold and dark as Puff flew through the night sky. We were gliding over a large, sprawling forest when Vixia finally started to regain consciousness. She shifted a little and looked up at me, the back of her head resting against my chest. She shivered in the cold and IContinue reading “The Rise of The Dragon Queen- Chapter 16”

My Crush Is A Nekomata- Chapter 8: . . . But Satisfaction Brought It Back

Ryoko’s POV The scenery outside the train window whizzed by us and reflected off of Maneki’s eyes as she stared through the glass in awe. We were passing over the Seta River near where it merged with Lake Biwa. We hadn’t been on the train for long, but Maneki was already so excited that sheContinue reading “My Crush Is A Nekomata- Chapter 8: . . . But Satisfaction Brought It Back”

The Rise of The Dragon Queen- Chapter 15

Over the next few months, it became apparent to Vixia and me that we actually could stay in Tidalsong City. We began by taking on quests around town and eventually we became somewhat known by most of the people there. The kinder ones would give us food along with our payments for the quests andContinue reading “The Rise of The Dragon Queen- Chapter 15”

My Crush Is A Nekomata- Chapter 7: Curiosity Killed The Cat

Ryoko’s POV The chirping of cicadas and the chattering of people reached my ears as I waited outside the station for Maneki. It was a bright Saturday afternoon and the sun was high in the sky. The streets were busy and there were crowds of people taking over the sidewalks. I leaned against the wallContinue reading “My Crush Is A Nekomata- Chapter 7: Curiosity Killed The Cat”

The Rise of The Dragon Queen – Chapter 14

Late that night, the traffic in the area died down and Vixia and I slowly crept out of the crate that we were hiding in. Now it was so quiet around us that you could hear the chirping of crickets and what I suspected was the croaking of frogs, basking in the puddles from theContinue reading “The Rise of The Dragon Queen – Chapter 14”

My Crush Is A Nekomata: Chapter 6 – Like The Cat That Got The Cream

Maneki’s POV Exams came and went as spring began its shift into summer. As soon as I made it to school on the day that the scores were released, I headed to the board in the hallway that displayed my class’s ranking. My eyes scanned it, desperately searching for my last name. Nekomura, Nekomura, NekomuraContinue reading “My Crush Is A Nekomata: Chapter 6 – Like The Cat That Got The Cream”

The Rise of The Dragon Queen – Chapter 13

“All right, that should be all of the supplies you need,” Nesryn determined, putting her hands on his hips as some other guild members helped us load a few crates into a wagon. “It shouldn’t take you too long to get there. The caverns are only a few hours past the forest that you guysContinue reading “The Rise of The Dragon Queen – Chapter 13”

Top 5 Tips For Learning Japanese

So, you want to learn Japanese, but you’re broke. You can’t afford all of the textbooks that everyone recommends or the fancy programs that seem to work like magic for everyone else. That’s okay! I was (and still am) in the same position. At the time of writing this article, I have been studying JapaneseContinue reading “Top 5 Tips For Learning Japanese”

8 Prompts To Start Your Foreign Language Journal

Hello, everyone! Recently, I started writing in a journal to help me practice my Japanese and so far it has been very helpful with making me practice writing and building up my vocabulary. So, here are eight prompts that I put together to help me start my journal. Hopefully, they will be helpful to youContinue reading “8 Prompts To Start Your Foreign Language Journal”