My short story Dragon and the Bond</a> popped up on the web today. This is one of those stories that started with a single sentence and then just went on from there: certainly not planned out in the slightest. It's one of my favorite stories from last year, because, dragon.
Here's the link:http://dailysciencefiction.com/fantasy/high-fantasy/mari-ness/the-dragon-and-the-bond
(And because someone already asked, no, the Bond in question is not James Bond :) Though that gave me some ideas....)