Necessity A revision of Learning to Swim. Because sometimes the "bad guy" is the most relatable character.
Fiction: General, T, English, Romance, words: 4k+, 5/11/2009
1 Bubbles This was inspired by the school in California that took a first grade class to see its teacher's lesbian wedding. It's a slight commentary on a first grader's perspective.
Fiction: General, K+, English, words: 702, 12/2/2008
1 Poachers Nanook had been missing for three days before anyone noticed. When 11-year-old Makayla finds her favorite dog missing, she knows who to blame. Rated T for some strong images and suggestive violence. A revision.
Fiction: General, T, English, words: 1k+, 12/2/2008
4First Glimpse I'm not sure where to take this. Suggestions are appreciated.
Fiction: Horror, T, English, Horror & Suspense, words: 491, favs: 1, 7/18/2008
2 How Not to Lose Your Teeth It is Matthew's first trip to the dentist, but it isn't Matthew who is a nervous wreck.
Fiction: General, K, English, Humor, words: 3k+, 5/28/2008
16 When You Wish upon a Star » Your dreams will come true...Yeah, we've all heard that one. But have you ever considered the events that occur when you wish: where the wish goes, how it gets there, who answers it...A novella that isn't as innocent as its title would suggest.
Fiction: Sci-Fi, T, English, Sci-Fi & Humor, chapters: 15, words: 19k+, favs: 3, follows: 4, updated: 5/17/2008 published: 4/30/2008
1 The Remote Bits of Stale Potato Chips and Pennies If you've ever wondered where all the commas go, this is the paper to read.
Fiction: Essay, K+, English, Humor, words: 5k+, 4/19/2008
2 A Wife's Appeal Based on a true story, this is a glimpse at a wife's view of her husband's failing health.
Fiction: Spiritual, K+, English, Tragedy & Spiritual, words: 415, 4/19/2008
5 Kudzu Hill At first glance, it is the story of two children and their epic quest, but a further examination reveals a more sinister force at work: reality. This is the revised version.
Fiction: Kids, K, English, Humor & Family, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 2/20/2008
Reevaluating Grog's Cudgel An etymology of the word cudgel, which promises to be like no academic essay you have ever read before.
Fiction: Essay, K, English, Humor, words: 4k+, 2/20/2008
2 To Life from Ashes Hopefully,the beginning of a series. Everyone needs a hobby.
Fiction: General, K+, English, Supernatural, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 12/31/2007
6 Porridge The final writing assignment. A spelling bee is a scary event for a kid...I would know.
Fiction: Kids, K, English, words: 398, favs: 1, 12/13/2007
5 I Don't Hate You, Mom Reliving the disconnect between mother and daughter.
Fiction: Young Adult, K+, English, words: 697, favs: 1, 12/13/2007
3 Black and White » A burglary from two different perspectives. Another writing assignment.
Fiction: General, K+, English, Humor, chapters: 2, words: 649, 11/5/2007
1 A Cross in Three Takes » This is a series of short stories written for yet another writing assignment. Three different scenes depicting the same image.
Fiction: General, K+, English, Drama, chapters: 3, words: 1k+, 11/5/2007
1 Somehow He Knew Another writing assignment. Charlie meets a bum who refreshes many old memories.
Fiction: General, K+, English, Drama, words: 422, 10/29/2007
4 Seafood Delight One of several writing assignments for my Fiction Writing class, this was inspired by my mother's struggles with our cat, Katy.
Fiction: Humor, K, English, Humor, words: 387, 10/29/2007
1 Sometimes you just have to say » This is a memoir written to and about my best friend from high school. All of our adventures during school related hours have been composed into eight humorous and slightly embarasing segments.
Fiction: Biography, T, English, Humor & Drama, chapters: 8, words: 50k+, favs: 2, updated: 5/4/2007 published: 4/1/2007