#RainbowSnippets: Of Cuckoo Clocks and Crystal Coffins

Welcome to Rainbow Snippets!

Every Saturday or Sunday, those participating post and share six sentences of LGBTQIA+ fiction on their blogs. It can be their own. It can be someone else’s. It just needs to be LGBTQIA+.

To read a wide variety of samples from LGBTQIA+ stories, go to…


For mine, Quartz will continue on in his story which I’m working on; Of Cuckoo Clocks and Crystal Coffins. This is a little longer than six sentences, so he can get his point across…


My beard wasn’t any thicker, my strength any greater, or my eyesight any keener. My wits certainly weren’t any sharper. Opal, the sibling closest to me in age would be happy to tell you all that. In great detail.

Right. I’m not particularly special, but there’s one thing that’s different about me. None of my brothers loved the rock as much as I did. Particularly my namestone.

16 thoughts on “#RainbowSnippets: Of Cuckoo Clocks and Crystal Coffins

  1. Since one of my characters is a being made of all qualities of earth, including quartz, I find this fascinating. (I also have a ring of quartz crystals on my altar at home, and yes, quartz can positively resonate palpable energy/power when properly charged in the sun.)

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    1. Thank you! (Quartz nods emphatically, although he spends a lot of time with the crystals underground, unseen by the sun, but he’s going to be trying to harvest energy outdoors when he-

      Quartz: No spoilers, scribbler.

      Right. 🙂

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