Jelly 18 - Dispatches of Jelly's eighteenth year

HELPFUL HINT: Dispatches are not arranged in a strict monthly order. If this is how you wish to experience my world, start with the June dispatches (my birth month) and end with the May ones.

May - Wanderlore Grove - Creators Realm - Jelly 18 - Yellow Butterfly with Rainbow Flowers

Migration

Butterflies      don’t always know            where they will go                  or how they will get there Sometimes      the wind is against them Sometimes      they have to take           shelter

Read More »
August - Zell’s Place - Creators Realm - Jelly 18 - Black Butterfly with Clockwork Gears

Butterfly Dreams Reborn

It was August. Two months had passed since I entered the Realm that would forever be my new home.  Back in the small desert town of Cratersville, where I grew up, the weather would be in full furnace mode as was typical for late summer. In the Creators Realm, however,

Read More »
April - Wanderlore Grove - Creators Realm - Jelly 18 - Little Clockwork Bird

Seeking and Finding

I’ve mentioned my mom several times so far, but I’ve really never written much about her and what she was really like. Both of my parents were a bit of a mystery to me as I was growing up. I didn’t know a lot about their lives before I was

Read More »
January - Creators Realm - Jelly 18

Midnight Flowers

In the depths of winter, I conjure flowers. It’s a perk of being a Creator. For those of you familiar with my world, you know that I live in a realm of techno-magical construct. You might think, because of this fact, that planetary seasons would be of little consequence to

Read More »
November - Creators Realm - Jelly 18

Gobble, Gobble, Give Thanks

Turkey Day was fast approaching and the moment I had been dreading since arriving in the Creators Realm was here. For the past few months, I have spent my days cocooned in Professor Zell’s protective care. It was he who encouraged me to remember vividly my past life in Cratersville,

Read More »
September - Creators Realm - Jelly 18

Strangers in a Strange Land

If you know anything of my early years in the Icon Worlds, you would understand why I’m drawn to the Bohemian aesthetic. Both my mom and my sister Poppy were Wanderlores by tradition meaning they lived their lives according to the rituals required of active members of the Tribe*. Despite

Read More »
March - Creators Realm - Jelly 18

Rainbow Shamrocks – Colors of My Soul

Those who have read my Shamrocks and Rainbows dispatch know that my sister Poppy and I utilized a rainbow to get a little lost creature home. The only way we were able to do this was because of the power that rainbows had already been imbued with through time. A

Read More »
Here Be Dragons

Here Be Dragons

It started with a map. I still remember my sister’s glee as she unrolled an ancient-looking map of Earth in the room above our mom’s tea shop. On the map, emblazoned across a vast swath of ocean were the ominous words—Here Be Dragons. Poppy’s love of dragons had been well

Read More »