Xanna Beene

Xanna Beene Chapter 4

Way back before the cantaloupes had even thought about becoming ripe, back in June, Xanna learned something shocking. It was strawberry time and she’d been reading in her almanac about June’s full moon, which is called the Strawberry Moon. At the end of the article was a […]Read the full article...

Xanna Beene, Chapter 3

  Xanna liked to grow what she liked to eat. Standing in the aisle of Buchholz & Daughters Feed and Seed, looking at the colorful packets of beans and greens and tomatoes and peas, she wanted to grow everything. Lots of everything. One packet in particular caught […]Read the full article...

Xanna Beene Chapter 2

This is chapter 2 of a middle grade fiction story I’m sharing. If you missed chapter 1 and want to catch up, you can read it here. Thanks for reading!—Daisy Chapter 2 A quirk of architecture was responsible for Xanna’s interest in the moon, specifically bad architecture. […]Read the full article...

And Now For Something Completely Different

Daisy here. Like many if not most non-fiction folks, I’ve toyed around writing fiction all my life. Lately I’ve been writing what I suppose is a middle-grade novel manuscript. It tells a story of a young girl growing up on a suburban homestead. Since those of you […]Read the full article...