Pandemic School, Part 6

My body sat motionless in front of my computer screen. My ears vaguely registered my world history teacher’s droning. My eyes glazed from the blue haze emanating from my laptop. My mind and heart floated far away, next to my best friend, her body also motionless. A ventilator breathed for her. I sucked in aContinue reading “Pandemic School, Part 6”

October submission for Press 53’s 53 word contest

Press 53 is a unique publisher of poetry and short stories and other fiction. Each month, they sponsor a 53-word “story” contest focused around a specific monthly prompt. Check out past winners and this month’s prompt here. In October, I participated in the 53-word challenge using the prompt “brewing”. The story can only have 53Continue reading “October submission for Press 53’s 53 word contest”

Costumes and Courage – A Halloweensie Story

October is full of fun – apple orchards, jumping in leaf piles, dressing up for HALLOWEEN! And all the writing contests contribute to the apple cider, cozy sweater, crisp air feel of the season. Below is my entry for the 10th annual Halloweensie contest, sponsored by the amazing Susanna Leonard Hill! Thank you, Susanna, forContinue reading “Costumes and Courage – A Halloweensie Story”