Category Archives: Short Stories

Clean Cut: Part I

  “Good morning, Pam!” I wave, pushing my newly purple bangs out of my face with the other hand. After a hot second, she finally looks up from her phone her forehead creasing. “Emma, you’re late.” “Just wanted to give … Continue reading

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Taking Chances: Part I

    January 16, 2:30 p.m. “Are you sure you want to do this, Isabelle?” Heather says, buckling herself into the driver’s seat. I rub the tweed pattern on my coat and nod. “I’ve always wanted to try ice skating. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Alone: Part IIII

***Attention!*** For part I of this story, click here, for part II, click here, for part III, click here.   Christmas had come and gone and I still hadn’t replied to Nesbit. His story hung over me like a cold … Continue reading

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A Christmas Alone: Part III

  ***Attention!!!*** Find Part I here, and Part II here.   2 Days Later After another wake-up slash reminder text from my mother, I roll off the couch and set down to my computer. Surely Corporal Nesbit has better things … Continue reading

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A Christmas Alone: Part II

***Attention!*** If you haven’t read Part I of the story, you can find it by clicking here. 1 Week Later… Last night’s bottle of wine startles me awake when it hits the floor. I grab my pounding head, the room … Continue reading

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A Christmas Alone: Part 1

I set curled up on the couch, in the dark, sirens wailing in the distance. I hope they get to wherever they’re going safely. The Christmas tree lights flash from white to colors serving as my only illumination. I’m not … Continue reading

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My Last Thanksgiving: Part II

***Alert!!*** This post is a prequel to my story Smile. For Part I of that story click here, for Part II click here, and for the Follow-up Character Interview, click here. For Part 1 of My Last Thanksgiving, click here.   3:40 … Continue reading

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