A girl struggles with balancing loyalty to family and community but gets caught up in her Uncle's vendettas and vanity in wartime Italy.
This is a comedic story I wrote quite a while ago about a man and his banjo. The voice is very southern (US) and may not appeal to some readers... I'm not sure.
A Dandelion is born and falls in love with a rose that he cannot reach.
A man working at a call centre gets bypassed for a promotion.
This is a rough draft of a short short story I'm working on. Feedback appreciated.
This story is about an ex-felon working in a porn shop.
This is short story about a mother who is grappling with the decisions she has made as a parent, the dissolution of her marriage, and her uncertainty about what has happened to her son.
A story about old friends, theories, and conversation.
A young woman must confront her family and her past, personified by her younger brother.
This is a story about a girl's disconnection from those around her while living in a haze of pharmaceuticals.
A brand new detective with an overbearing mother poses as a hitman for an old woman.
Everyone has a secret. This family of three is not an exclusion. A teenage girl makes choices that lead her to seeing herself, her mom and twin-brother in a new light
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A woman finds herself suddenly thrust back into the cycle of familial abuse.
Short story about flirting gone wrong.
What happens when this tired server would rather hang head and go home than clean up their mess of broken glass...
Part 3 and the final - most embarrassing - Bruno ever.
Father and daughter wander Dublin city at Christmas
Part 2 of Bruno. Please read Part 1 first.
Sex, drugs and armpit fetish.
Be warned that the raw treatment of sex (as explicit as the most explicit Philip Roth) in this account of youth misspent by an American adrift in England in the early Seventies won't be for everyone.
An older woman kisses a pot roast, and a young woman finds a secret closet.
Life for boomers in modern America.
Greg, a middle-aged professor, following the loss of his daughter and the failure of his marriage, relocates to a rented room in the countryside.
A paid memoirist takes a commission somewhere in the global South, to (ghost)write the autobiography of a man named Kroll. Writer and subject are doubles, ambiguously connected.
A snapshot from a young woman's life in the year after she moved to a small town to open an all ages venue and coffee shop with her husband. Set in the Pacific Northwest in 2007