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Interview About Who Is Brown Girl?

Wow yeah, I was interviewed a while back about my story. If you're interested in how Brown Girl came into being here it is!

Interview with Isabella Kestermann: Winter 2019 Flash Fiction Contest Third Place

That Goddam Beauty Mark

I Won A Contest!

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Hey All!  I won 3rd place in a flash fiction contest! You can read the winning story HERE (just scroll down till you see my face.)

An interview should be coming out shortly!


Welcome

Welcome to Asura Fiction. 
This is a space where I put up pieces of my work, stories, art, and also commentaries on other people's art. It's a bit messy right now but come on it!



*Asura: while there are many interpretations of what Asuras are, I prefer this definition: "Many scholars describe Asuras to be "lords" with different specialized knowledge, magical powers and special abilities, which only later choose to deploy these for good, constructive reasons or for evil, destructive reasons (source)."

The City

The city was a pretty thing, even when it was half submerged in swamp water. Every building was made out of obsidian black, which glinted darkly in the sun and shone like tombstones in the mist. The people were also black, black clothes, black hair, black lips. The only thing that wasn’t black was their skin, which shone whiter then bleached bone. On good days, you could see the streets bustling with people getting to work, children to school, shopkeepers to their shop. The best day was always Halloween, when the city would set up competitions for the best costumes. The worst days would fill the city with mud and water. People dragged their feet to work, and some wouldn’t even try, falling into the mud and curling, curling, curling into themselves until they were nothing more then a fetus. Children would cry as they walk, their brown tears staining their cheeks and mothers would throw their handkerchiefs from the windows and watch them wash away in the water.  When night fell, fights…