Category Archives: Fiction

Are You Normal? Ask Cosmo

Judy’s office was filled with noise. The presentation for corporate was closing in– four days, six hours– and no one could sit still. No one was promised anything, but one word kept passing between people like a secret. Promotion. It … Continue reading

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An Agreement of Brick and Mortar

Will and Lila told each other everything. Whether not they always listened was another issue. They lay in bed, a few sheets separating them. “Tell me about your day,” Will said. “Nothing too exciting. Work, returning some things to Selfridge’s. … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift Might Have a Point. Then Again, Maybe Not.

I see David through the cafe window. When I walk in, we don’t touch. “You found it,” he starts. There are circles under his eyes. I wonder why he hasn’t been sleeping. I’m not sure it’s my right to know … Continue reading

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Happy (Belated) Valentine’s Day!

Author’s Note: In honor of Valentine’s Day (and the glorious blog hop hosted by Heather Webb), here’s a retelling of one of my scenes from London Streets– A Love Story. Comment and enjoy! *** He walks over, “What’ll you have?” … Continue reading

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Dickens has Nothing on These Expectations

Date: March 14, 2012 Skype Call to Daniel Weaver Duration: 1 hr, 05 min Duration of relationship: 9 months “Holy Jesus, Dan, there’s almost twenty things on this.” Marley watched her boyfriend’s pixellated image shake back and forth. “I bolded … Continue reading

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This TV Could Save Your Life

That was the most productive fight about nothing we’ve ever had. That’s all that keeps running through my mind as I stare at the TV and watch the flames burn amidst pieces of debris. Two Hours Until Departure “Why do … Continue reading

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All Major Calamities Take Place in the Kitchen

The turkey was squatting in the roasting pan while Maria hid in the closet with a bottle of vodka. The phone had skittered across the floor after she had dropped it. James was due in two hours. She hadn’t invited … Continue reading

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