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New Orleans, 1920s. 
Raziela Nolan is in the throes of a magnificent love affair when she dies in a tragic accident. In an instant, she leaves behind her one true love and her dream of becoming a doctor—but somehow, she still remains. Immediately after her death, Razi chooses to stay between—a realm that exists after life and before whatever lies beyond it. From this remarkable vantage point, Razi narrates the stories of her lost love, Andrew, READ MORE

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Keeper of Tales Trilogy: Book One

This will be the map of your heart, old woman.
In an ancient time, in a faraway land, a young woman named Aoife is allowed a rare apprenticeship to become her kingdom’s mapmaker, tasked with charting the entire domain. Traveling beyond its borders, she finds a secretive people who live in peace, among great wealth. They claim to protect a mythic treasure, one connected to the creation of the world. When Aoife reports their existence to her kingdom, the community is targeted as a threat, READ MORE

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Keeper of Tales Trilogy: Book Two

To see is a trick of the mind,
but to believe is a trick of the heart.
One thousand years after a great conflict known as The Mapmaker’s War, a daughter is born to an ambitious historian and a gifted translator. Secret Riven doesn’t speak until her seventh year but can mysteriously communicate with plants and animals. Unsettled by visions and dreams since childhood, she tries to hide her strangeness READ MORE

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Keeper of Tales Trilogy: Book Three

We are all born made of gold.
Secret Riven—the mystically gifted heroine who now represses her uncanny telepathic power—works for the mysterious magnate Fewmany as an archivist in his private library. There, she stumbles upon the arcane manuscript that had vanished following her mother’s untimely death. She suspects the manuscript contains a profound secret, and she is yet unaware of its link to a thousand-year-old war READ MORE

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Ronlyn's essay “Milkweed and Metamorphosis” appears in this collection.
What is beauty? Why do women usually think they are not beautiful, and what do women and men find truly beautiful in life? These important questions are answered in The Beautiful Anthology: Essays, Poems & Art, the new book from the acclaimed literary site The Nervous Breakdown TNB Books. The answers will surprise you, shock you, amuse you, and make you think, READ MORE

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Nature Nonfiction
“Strange Sleep of the Six-Legged.” The Nervous Breakdown 05 January 2010 <>

“Urban Forest Fire Dirge.” The Nervous Breakdown 15 January 2010 <>

“Mother’s Bleeding.” Then Nervous Breakdown 04 August 2010 <>

“Cyclical Surprise of the Seeds.” The Nervous Breakdown 02 November 2010 <>

“Leave It.” The Nervous Breakdown 06 February 2011 <>

“Divine Roots of Disbelief.” The Nervous Breakdown 05 January 2011 <>

“In Every Living Thing.” Shambhala Sun March 2011: 60-64.

“Horror. Beauty.” Mindful: Living with Awareness and Compassion.  March 2011 <>

Domingue, Ronlyn. “Milkweed and Metamorphosis.” The Beautiful Anthology. Ed. Elizabeth Collins. Los Angeles: TNB Books, 2012. 158-166.

“Silence, an Adventure.” Border Crossing Volume 3 (2013): 69-81.

"The Great One." Faerie Magazine Issue 26 (2014): 81.

"Sparrow's Last Flight." Literary Orphans 14 March 2016. <>  -----LINK DEAD-----

General Nonfiction
“The city that was part of my blood is gone.” The Independent (U.K.) 03 September 2005: 34.

“Fowl Freak-Out: A Vegetarian’s Tale.” The Nervous Breakdown 01 September 2009 <>

“A Thousand Words: I Was an Unwilling Beauty Pageant Contestant.” The Nervous Breakdown 14 September 2009 <>

“How I Learned to Stop Worrying about Russians (Iraqis, North Koreans, and so on) and Hate War.” The Nervous Breakdown 01 October 2009 <>

“The Party to End All Parties.” The Nervous Breakdown 04 May 2010 <>

“Handmade Beloved.” The Nervous Breakdown 01 December 2010 <>

“The Heart Knows What It Wants.” The Nervous Breakdown 04 January 2011 <>

“I shook hands with a Klansman.” Salon 10 March 2013 <>

Writing-Related Nonfiction
“Tips from a Slush Pile Find: How One Writer Got an Agent.” The Internet Writing Journal February 2006 <>

“Listen to the Deep Know: The Urge for a Writer's Life.” FSB Associates February 2006 <>

“My Horrible New York Times Review.” The Nervous Breakdown 05 November 2009 <>

“Interview with Carolyn Turgeon, Author of Mermaid.” The Nervous Breakdown 03 March 2011 <>

“The Burning Fate of a Writer’s Archive.” The Nervous Breakdown 04 April 2011 <>

“Interview with River Jordan, Author of Praying for Strangers (a Memoir).” The Nervous Breakdown 12 April 2011 <>


Short Stories

“Storyboard” Clackamas Literary Review. 2005, Vol. IX

“Helifano” New Delta Review. Winter 2005, Vol. 22, No. 1

“Broken Silence” New England Review. 2005, Vol. 26, No. 1