Two Stories of Magic Pens

Over the past several weeks, I have been busy writing based on some pretty specific prompts. One of which was the idea of “magic pens.” The publication didn’t pick up either of the stories I wrote for them—and since I can’t imagine reusing such a specific topic, I am posting them both here. There areContinue reading “Two Stories of Magic Pens”

3 Books I Just Finished & am Loving!

I’m a big fan of a book I can dive right into and swirl around with for a few days. Over the past couple of weeks, I have been fortunate to encounter three such books: Evie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes This book is pitched as a romantic comedy—and I suppose it is. MoreContinue reading “3 Books I Just Finished & am Loving!”

FICTION: The Gay Plague

Short Story – 6000 words (20 min read time).  By Kaelan Strouse.   “Fucking faggot.” I mutter it quiet like, under my breath. I walk past the fool making a spectacle of himself in the town square.  Carrying on like that; drawing attention to himself, as if we had nothin’ better to watch than hisContinue reading “FICTION: The Gay Plague”