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Free to Enjoy – Stories and Poetry

Short Stories set in the Brassbright Universe 

The Steamkettle Kids and the Lucky Tentacles
After a hurricane shakes up Steamkettle Bay, Paisley Pockets, Christopher Cogan and Jimmy Cupper have an adventure as big as the sea.
(For Ages 10 to 16)

Hide and Go Eeek!
Twelve-year olds Wilhelmina, Priscilla and Henry are best friends, looking for an adventure in Brassbright City.  They found more than they asked for.
(For Ages 10 to 16)

Other Short Stories

Trolling For Answers
When your entire village is built on top of a giant stone book being held by an even bigger giant stone troll… you have questions. And little Humphrey is asking them.
(For Ages 10 to Adults)
Audio version also available – look further down this page


Poetry About Tea: “Tisane, Tisain’t” and “Four Shades of Tea”
Two smart/silly poems about tea, written for and read aloud at The Grand Tea during 2016’s AnomalyCon
(For Ages 16 to Adults)

Audio Productions

Trolling For Answers
Broadcast on Fantasy Faire Radio

(For All Ages)
Learn more about Fantasy Faire – Held annually as a Benefit for the American Cancer Society

This story is set in Trollhaugen, which appeared in the Fairelands in 2019. Once Upon a Time, as all the best stories begin, there was a Troll, and there was a girl, and there was a story.  And it came to pass that the troll became the land, and the land became the story, drifting into Fairelands Literary Festival Legend. Trolling for Answers by Ceejay Writer, is read by MadamThespian Underhill and Caledonia Skytower. Music included in this production was licensed from Audioblocks.

Writing as a Second Lifer Panel Discussion
The Second Life Book Club

March 3, 2021

Lori Alden Holuta on a panel discussion with other virtual world authors, as her avatar, Ceejay Writer.

Post-Show, we kept talking.
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