Tag Archives: Reading

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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Ten Questions for a Fictional Character: Evelyn of A Christmas Alone

      ***Attention!!!*** This post contains spoilers about my story A Christmas Alone. To find this story, click here.   I sit at Evelyn’s kitchen table with her beside me and open my laptop. “What are you doing?” I … 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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Smile: Part II

***For Part I of this story click here.*** I round the corner, the street signs of ElaRue and Manchester coming into view and my pulse begins to hammer. Parking my bike, I secure it to a lone light pole before … Continue reading

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The Dream Continues: Part 4

***Attention! For Part 1 click here, for Part 2 click here, for Part 3 click here.*** Mom purses her lips, her hands clasping her mug inches from her mouth. She says nothing but lets the tide of red creeping up … Continue reading

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The Dream Continues: Part 3

***Attention, this is an ongoing story. Click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2.*** I take a deep breath, not wanting to repeat it. To give the editor’s words new life, but Mom has to understand.  “They said … Continue reading

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The Dream Continues: Part 2

  ***For Part 1, Click here!*** “Nothing. I just have other interests at the moment.”  I turn my back to her and go to the sink, my stomach knotting. She taps her foot. “Are these other interests making you any … Continue reading

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