Short story book coming soon

Life-changing discoveries. Wisdom from a woman in a mirror. A secret experiment gone awry. A character revising their story. Help from unexpected quarters. Lacy is too old to spy on her parents, but she can’t resist, until she learns something which sends her spinning from her hiding place. After disaster hits the continent, Geraldine Foster … Read more

Molding a short story – an example

With a sigh, Josephine dropped her head on the chest, hoping to catch a little of the jasmine scent Grandmother Rose used to wear, and feel again her grandmother’s kindness and love. She imagined burying herself in the old woman’s arms. If she could only bring her back to life, she would stop being so … Read more

Short Story – Robotics

The few months have been busy with writing projects. First of all, there’s ShortFictionBreak.com, where you can read my latest short story, Robotics, in two parts, or catch up on the four other stories I’ve posted there. And then, there’s a new project, Mosaic, which should be published in January. I can’t provide a link … Read more

Book Review: In The Time of Butterflies

This novel by Julia Alvarez was a National Endowment for the Arts Big Read selection. From the book blurb: It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports … Read more