PERDITA – A lost Child


Chapter One: The Crime   The night had fallen gently on the sleepy kingdom following a day that had been bright and peaceful. The fields had been mown, the bread had been baked, the floors swept and the linens aired. The soft breeze whispered that tomorrow would be bright and shining as well. The servants of the […]



  Characters:  Most characters have a name the meaning of which is directly tied to their part in the story. Johanna –  Johanna (means Beloved) Beatrice – Johanna’s birth mother – (Traveler) Paul – Johanna’s birth father – (Humble) Consuela – the friend who see them and guides them through all the difficulties, overseeing Johanna/Perdita through the difficulties she experiences- finding […]



Tina Steele Penn – is a teaching artist living in North Carolina. Tina loves the written word and enjoys storytelling. Tina teaches visual and performance art privately and writes for her own enjoyment. She has taught art extensively in communities of the memory impaired. She is an avid web designer and communicates her feelings through her own […]



Fairytale meets Pilgrim’s Progress.   Bad things begin to happen when vassal to the High King, Babur’s ambition grows.  Our characters each have to choose which side to serve, to their betterment, or destruction. We follow their journey as they travel sustained by hopes and promises – toward home. Paul and Beatrice, With their little Johanna, are forced […]