Welcome, readers. I wanted to let you know I've had difficulty getting messages through the contact page. Will try to address the problem. In the meantime the best way to reach me is to send a private message on the Maeve's FB page. Search for Maeve Rhuad.

I hope you will enjoy your explorations here. Perhaps they will lead you to real and imaginary worlds.

I recently went to a garden shop and read how I ought to design a garden, with swaths of one kind of flower and rows in graduated heights. I thought: oh, no, I have done it all wrong, planting lots of different plants of varying heights and colors, only noting their preference for full or partial sun or shade.

I don’t know whether my gardens look well-designed or not but I love them, love each plant. I have a lot more experience as a writer, but I still write what calls to me. I don’t fit genres very neatly even when I try to. I also change tack when I need a new challenge. I explore, I get lost. Sometimes I am afraid. I am often surprised. I have fun. I learn to trust the story.

I hope you will have fun here. I hope you will enjoy my work and play—and your own.