I’ve done it. I’ve finally done it. I submitted two short stories for competition this morning and I am so excited! As long as I can remember, I’ve always been scribbling little stories, imaginings, essays, and musings, making the world around me my playground. I definitely feel a comradery with Anne of Green Gables. IContinue reading “Writer’s Digest 90th Annual Writing Competition”
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The Tale of Door
Once upon a time in Chicago, there was a very strong metal door named Door. He started out as a young punk rocker in the 70’s, opening up for some of the more famous punk venues.
A glimpse into the world of Catchfly, my post apocalyptic novel set in the year 2250. Mutated pesticides and crops kill off most of the world’s population, and the human element nearly takes care of the rest. Those that did survive, work hard to stay alive.
This is their story.
The girl sat reading her book, completely oblivious to the outside world. The soft breeze fluttered the edges of the story she had yet to read. Absentmindedly, she slid her hand to the edge, finger preparing to turn the next page. The bright green tips of the fir tree she sat under waved slowly, lamenting like a sailor’s wife seeing her husband off to uncharted waters.