I wrote a short story about candles, koi fish, and the fragility of life and relationships. Afterwards, I got in touch with Erica Ward, whose style I thought would be a really nice match for the themes that run through the story, and she crafted two really wonderful illustrations for it.
Story link: https://medium.com/@Hent03/candles-e7bf0069c40e
Erica Ward on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erica.ward.illustration/
I'm a Tokyo based writer who does food, coffee, and short fiction. In love with the ever constant ebb and flow of Tokyo life.