A midnight rose garden. The background is painted in black, grays, white and red. There is a polymer moon above a rose garden made of polymer roses. Original artwork by Anna Loscotoff.


  • A field of red poppies for the Poison Poppies in the Wizard of Oz rewrite | Photo by Anna Loscotoff 2021

    Poison Poppies | Oz – Day 18 and 19

    NaNoWriMo project retelling The Wizard of Oz raw writing days 18 and 19. Today our Ka-Tet finds themselves in the Poison Poppies with the bones of others.

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  • Illustration of Scarecrow in the river by W. W. Denslow from the original 1900 edition of the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

    Saving the Scarecrow | Oz – day 17

    Raw writing day 17 in my NaNoWriMo project where I work to retell The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy, Toto, Lion and Woodman must rescue Scarecrow from the river.

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  • Photo of a computer screen and hand typing. The scene being typed is about the Scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz as he hangs to a pole in the middle of the river. Loscotoff 2021

    The Raft | Oz – Day 16

    Today is day 16 of my NaNoWriMo project in which I retell the classic, The Wizard of Oz. Today we find our band of friends struggling to cross a wide river.

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  • Photo of me at the beach, making a heart in the sand with my feet / Loscotoff 2022

    The Battle of Creativity | 52 Weeks – The Halfway Mark

    The honest reflection on this, here at the halfway mark, is that it has been really hard for me. It has been a battle, a battle between me and my creativity. A battle of creativity.

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  • Digital drawing of half of my female main character's face, from The Factory. Drawing by isobell.dohn.art on Instagram

    The Factory | A Short Story

    He watched as she pushed her mop across the factory floor.  The cans of carrots were backing up, but his hands had broken into a sweat. 

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  • Photograph of skulls in the catacombs of Paris/ Loscotoff 2016

    l’Empire de la Mort | A Short Story

    Arrête, c’est ici l’empire de la mort! I will die soon. The sign over the door predicts my fate.

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  • Sunset in Paradise , Bahia/ Loscotoff 2011

    Paradise | A Chapter

    Every year we meet in paradise; always somewhere with crystalline waters and a turquoise sky.

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  • Image of my niece and daughter with the Superman Logo/ Loscotoff 2022

    Superman | A Short Story

    The little boy with the black hair ran about the campsite in his Superman cape. “Mommy, watch!” The boy jumped from a rock, rolling in the dirt.

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  • Acrylic Painting of an eye being filled with rainbow colors / Loscotoff 2022

    The Light | A Short Story

    We were driving through the dark central valley cornfields, late at night, on our way to visit family.  We had been driving for over five hours, the light of the sun had faded hours ago, with only a few stops to stretch our legs.

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  • An image of my mother's bear, used to represent Honey in this story/Loscotoff 2022

    Honey – A Story of Love and Time | A Short Story

    The little girl woke with a gasp, her heart pounding, sweat running into her eyes. She grabbed her favorite bear, Honey, and dragged him across the floor and into her parent’s room.

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I am currently unagented. The following are pitches for works in progress

The Mourning Rose

Middle Grade Fiction, High Fantasy

Thirteen-year-old Ellie’s dreams are dangerously real. When Ellie’s dream world invades reality, her mother is kidnapped by The Mourning Rose, a pirate who sails between worlds. Determined to rescue her mother, Ellie enlists the help of her emotionally distant father and her ancient talking cat, Sphinx. Catapulted into a dark world, Ellie must sacrifice her own freedom to save her mother, bringing light to a powerful family secret.

Alice and Henri

Picture Book

Alice doesn’t like art, but when a painted rabbit leaps from a museum canvas, Alice has no choice but to follow the rabbit into the world and art of Henri Rouseau. Together, Alice and Henri chase the rabbit from the landscapes of France into Roussau’s rich jungles. Alice discovers art is more than paint on canvas and museums have hidden secrets, but how will Alice find her way home?