Life is hard; take a break when you need one.

Photo by the author, Vanessa K. Eccles.


5 ways to move forward when you feel like giving up.

Photo by the author, Vanessa K. Eccles


Photo by the author, Vanessa K. Eccles.


When an author falls for her character, the line between reality and fiction is dangerously blurred, especially when a killer emerges.

Photo composition by Vanessa K. Eccles.

“It’s an exploration of an author’s relationship with her protagonist, an examination of the tenuous line between belief and reality, imagination and self, and what happens when that line is crossed.” — After She Wrote Him


Charles Dickens, Queen Victoria, Prince Albert Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain / Composition by Vanessa K. Eccles


It may surprise you.

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A photo of Louisa May Alcott
A photo of Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott by George Kendall Warren, Public domain / composition by Vanessa K Eccles

Vanessa K. Eccles

Author. Podcaster. Storyteller. Weaving tales about life, writing, and the things I’m learning along the way. Find more at fabledcollective.com

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