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The Principles of Trees

The sun was weak, and a frigid wind blew across a tree branch that was an ulna without ligaments set obliquely across another tree. When the axes came, the trees adjusted their circulation to avoid the checklist of cuts. Alas, a lone survivor was helpless against the guilt of uncut bark and could not forget … Continue reading The Principles of Trees

Solution of Convenience

Sue clacked away at her keyboard. Baltimore was a good place to be a reporter. Charm City had a lot going on plus the action of DC just down the road and New York a few hours to the north. Tom, Editor in Chief, lumbered out of his office and scanned the cubicles as he … Continue reading Solution of Convenience

A Writer’s Angst

As 2021 comes to a close I’ve been pondering the question, “Why are writers insecure about their talent?” Our angst revolves around what is “good writing”. We ask, “Am I a good writer?” or “Is this piece good enough?” frequently followed by, “When will they figure out I’m not a real author/writer?” It’s all self-doubt. … Continue reading A Writer’s Angst


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On June 27, 2021 my short story Imago Delinquents was accepted for publication at Teleport Magazine!

On March 13, 2021, my short story How to Survive in the ’30s was accepted for publication with the Alpha Female Society! Please stop by and have a read.

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