Hermit Thrush

Hello! My real name is Julia LaFond, and I'm a grad student in Pennsylvania. I enjoy creative writing in my spare time, especially sci-fi and fantasy.

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Short Fiction

The Mask

“Nem, come here.” My mother bent down and held out a box. “You’re growing up, so I thought it was time for you to have this.”
I took the package from here and slid the lid off. The... [+]


Qualified Button Fiction Spring 2019
Short Fiction

Candle in the Dark

I tightened and untightened the straps on my pack as I stared into the entrance to the caverns. I had always taken it for granted, but today it seemed menacing, like a bottomless black pit that no... [+]


Qualified Set Stories Free 2018