I Won a Writing Award!

I'm so happy to announce I won an award for one of my flash fiction pieces! Last year I entered into the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in the flash fiction category. I found out today I received a Silver Key, which is defined as "Stand-out works submitted to local programs that demonstrate exceptional ability."… Continue reading I Won a Writing Award!

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Happy New Year, and a First Ever Resolution

Wow . . . it feels surreal that another year has gone by (even though I haven't lived that many years). 2018 was an eventful year, and part of me feels 2019 won't be any different. Supposedly, people make New Years' Resolutions when a new year rolls around. But I've never done one in my life. I've… Continue reading Happy New Year, and a First Ever Resolution

Rainfall

To my grandpa---I love you always. An unacknowledged fear divides us, holds us back with steel, rolled and cold, drawing the warmth of our hands every time we dare touch the edge. We keep a safe distance. We observe each other, one hand outstretched, the rain of the skies falling all around us. The rain… Continue reading Rainfall