This Week’s Prompt: 131. Phosphorescence of decaying wood—called in New England “fox-fire”. The Resulting Story: FORTHCOMING The term ‘fox-fire’ derives not from the animal ‘fox’, but rather from the word ‘faux’. A ‘fox-fire’ thus is normally a fake fire, a foolish fire. A will-o-wisp. We’ve discussed these at length here—and at the end, there is […]

Cunning is the Fox — Undead Author Society