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Isabel is a sixth-grade girl who's ready to jump out of her world of books and into the world of romance. And her new friend is all too ready to help. Read More
More of the young adult piece I worked on some years ago. A bridge is seen through space. Children plan dark deeds. Read More
Unusual activity leads to a police investigation as this young adult piece continues Read More
The first two chapters of a young adult piece I worked on a few years back. (My debut fantasy novella, A SUN GOING DOWN, is available via Kindle Unlimited/Amazon) Read More
It's the 1980's: the time of stirrup pants, breakdancing and music from power ballads to synth. The best things in life are all 80's--and all in journal entries from kids to adults and all ages between. (Journal entries are fictional.) Cover background: Pixabay.com Read More
"Do you remember those glorious days back then?" "Can you stop calling it those? ...It's embarrassing, but... Yes. How could I ever forget those days?" Since early childhood, Keita Wagame and Kotori Shizuru have been fated to be together ever since their first seating arrangement back in Elementary School. Follow… Read More
This is a poem I wrote as a result of an online memoir writing course I took a while back. We were asked to describe a family member as food. This was the result. It is based on my childhood, although extremely loosely as it is made up primarily of… Read More
This story is based on true events depicting childhood trauma, courage, and hope. (Trigger warning: abuse.) Read More
Tales of what brought me to nowhere Read More
A young boy teams up with a crazy old man to create wacky inventions and save their town from trouble. Tom Hill is an eleven-year-old boy stuck in a boring routine of school, homework and studying, with an embarrassing job to top it all off. He loves inventions, but he… Read More
Sometimes home just feels like a skit, where its so repetitive and distant, it feels like I’m just a character acting out my role. Read More

Short Story / Horror

November 16, 2021

Reads: 136

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A man buys a doll for his little girl unaware the doll possesses the power to confront people with their darkest secrets. Read More
A dream, or reality, never stops with Amon Zachariah's pressure of the living. Will he act on his urges for violence? Or just dream about it? Another day must pass. Read More
A family of four reptilian bipeds with infrared vision grows up on a farm on Planet Xibrena. They leave home to find work and raise families of their own in a world of infrared vision. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2021

I walked past my old middle school and these thoughts crossed my mind. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 19, 2021

Reads: 84

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

the title says it all. just thought vomiting on to the page so don’t judge to harshly. Read More

Tags: childhood, lost, past

The Epitome of Kimmy: Accept and Embrace it All, is an inspirational testimony of finding resilience, embracing your destiny and overcoming adversity. It is an eye-opening memoir that takes you beneath the surface into some of the harshest realities of life from the perspective of an abandoned little child in… Read More
What goes to the mind of children? Do they understand grief? Read More

Tags: loss, childhood

Reads: 123

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Once my gas station manager gave me a ride back to my parent's house early in the morning and asked if she could come inside for a cup of coffee. I told her no because I did not want her to see how my family lives. My father is a… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

August 12, 2021

Reads: 186

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

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