A Hankering for Lettuce

My first published story!!! Longshot Island published "A Hankering for Lettuce" this week. I learned about this publication from Cathleen Townsend's post Longshot Island helps emerging authors.  She's done a good job of describing what they do. For me, they helped polish the story, and I got to work with a really clever editor/writer Sam Claussen, … Continue reading A Hankering for Lettuce


The daily act of gathering water from the well was an opportunity to put on a show, and Aliah did not miss it. She arrived in her finery, with bangles reflecting the sunlight, calling the eye to her slender wrists. This morning she was rewarded with a small audience of townsmen who smiled wistfully as … Continue reading Eternity