Writing Update May 2022

Issak Friesen Christian Author - Writing Update May 2022

Awaiting Dawn You’re sitting at the top of the hill just outside the city of Dawnton, watching the sunrise. Today is your last day of military service before you get to go home for a month. You’ve commanded your lieutenants to meet at in your quarters just after dawn, as usual. But in the minutes […]

The Message – The Hidden Kingdom Episode 4

The Hidden Kingdom Story Podcast On Spotify And Apple Podcasts - The Life Of A Writer - The Death Of The High King - The Unknown Scroll - The Choice - The Message

Thomas jolted awake. For how long had he been asleep? He looked around, trying to figure out what had happened. The sun just peaked over the horizon. The smouldering city immediately brought everything back. The old man. The armies waging war against their kingdom. The possibility of his family being gone forever. His choice from […]

The Choice – The Hidden Kingdom Episode 3

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Thomas stood with wide eyes. Had he actually seen the old man again? Why was the man smiling? Where had he been all this time? Too many questions with too little answers. Thomas examined all the other sages in the room. None had a look of concern, beside the task at hand. And why should […]

The Unknown Scroll – The Hidden Kingdom Episode 2

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Thomas heard the shuffling of boots and the noise of battle outside the hatch. Enemy knights undoubtedly searched through the monastery for anything or anyone that would get in their way. A match struck as one of the sages in the hatch lit a torch.  Elder Sage Phillip drew a finger over his lips, motioning […]

The Death Of The High King – The Hidden Kingdom Episode 1

The Hidden Kingdom Story Podcast On Spotify And Apple Podcasts - The Life Of A Writer - The Death Of The High King - The Unknown Scroll - The Choice - The Message

It all began when the High King was assassinated by a group of anarchists known only as the Rebels. He’d been on a trip to propose multiple peace treaties with the surrounding kingdoms. King Jotham had been a good king, always putting the needs of the people first. Perhaps he’d forgotten about the people of […]