12 The Queen of Spades » Four old friends, struggling to escape the past, look down at the hand they've been dealt: a mysterious car accident, a beautiful corpse, a small town stuck in a gray summer, and a barefooted girl discovered bloody and mute outside the local cemetery's kiss-me-gate. With Jokers hidden in the deck and the ever-rising stakes of secrets, the game has begun, and there's no getting out.
Fiction: Young Adult, T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 52, words: 101k+, favs: 18, follows: 14, updated: 5/10/2014 published: 3/16/2013
6 A Midas Night » After meeting a mysterious girl named Magdalena X at a party, sixteen-year-old Ryan Barrie hesitantly agrees to accompany her on her quest for the everlasting night-a romp that will sweep them through strangers' apartments and rain-soaked city streets. In a race against the midnight hours, Ryan will learn to let life in...in ways that might surprise you.
Fiction: Young Adult, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 10, words: 45k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 5/10/2014 published: 2/17/2014
Garage Sale One long afternoon, a lonely old woman puts her memories up for sale. Like a ghost among the worn leather boots and soiled gardening gloves, an unworn wedding dress is given a price tag.
Poetry: Love, K+, English, words: 515, 5/3/2014
1 The Rooftop Waltz "Maybe we're what constellations are made of," she said from where they lie on the rooftop, hardly moving her lips, hair splayed out like a gleaming white halo. "Or maybe we're already up there, from some angle, from some time, in some corner of the universe." No moment lasts forever. But forever can be found in a moment.
Fiction: Young Adult, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, 9/3/2013
1 Walking Her Home A little piece about possibility—the short story of a starry night, a few broken curfews, a mischievous girl, a close-to-clueless boy, an untied shoelace, a pair of sweaty palms, and the long walk home.
Fiction: Young Adult, K+, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 1, 7/14/2013
35 Chasing Trains » In a collection of reflections regarding her summer before college, a lonely girl finds herself with the local wild child and her quirky group of perfectly imperfect friends, where she learns all about what it means to make memories, the mistake of growing up, and how the ones people love can't always love them back.
Fiction: Young Adult, T, English, Friendship & Adventure, chapters: 30, words: 56k+, favs: 23, follows: 19, updated: 4/7/2013 published: 11/2/2012