"Taven" Moore is the pseudonym for the married writing team of Tami and Steven Moore. Although the wordsmithing is done by Tami, the planning and building and creating and dreaming is done as a team. We've been constructing worlds and crafting stories together for as long as we've known each other, and I don't think we'll ever stop.
An eccentric heiress sets out on a dangerous mission to uncover the truth behind the myth of Starbirth. An enigmatic sky pirate dodging the law and looking for a lucky break jumps at the opportunity for some quick cash. Together, they and their hodge-podge crew embark on a journey that will take them from one end of the world to the other.
The votes of readers propelled the story forward, determining everything from pivotal plot points to a character's favorite tea flavor.
Holly Lisle, a fantasy author also well known for her stellar online writing courses, offers this handpicked collection of short stories from her students. Our contribution was "The Definition of a Superhero" and won second place as well as the coveted position of last story in the book.
Saucy Ink was a writing group we were proud to be a part of. The group produced multiple volumes of fully-edited and critiqued short stories, each with a fantasy theme.