I have been writing intentionally (outside of school) since 2006. Have I landed a lucrative book deal? No. Have I made enough to buy a new car? No. Do I…
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Clara's tired hands clutched the space helmet to her chest like a child warding off the dark with a cherished toy. She squeezed her eyes shut and braced…
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Recycling Past Failure for Future Success
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I consider myself to be a rather happy person — generally more about rainbows than rainclouds. I delight in witty banter, snarky humor, and giving the…
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Despite meaning quite the contrary, the word, “diversity,” has gained a surprisingly narrow definition and/or connotation in recent times. The second…
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“So what did you think of Mother Grace?” Mother Alden asked as she led Clara toward the Almitas town center past the other two story homes with tidy…
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By some miracle of time and space, Clara caught up with the others just as Eden was leading them through the Sapphire Hotel doors. She hoped the makeup…
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A Collaborative Introduction
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Maine is beautiful in summer. The blooming purple lupines and 60 degree weather make a lovely respite for someone trying to escape poison ivy and…
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The interns had felt so high-strung for so long that they collapsed onto their hovercraft seats like marionettes cut free. No one had the energy to…
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I live in the south. And one thing that’s prolific in the south (besides biscuits and gravy, ripe peaches, country music, and pickup trucks) is pollen…
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Clara wasn't sure the temperature actually dropped once the hovercraft passed into Agilis, but something about the city's blue light chilled her. She…
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