Found 7 stories and posts tagged 'young adult'.
Published May 22, 2019 · 632 words (3 minutes) · 22 views
Follow a runaway shape-shifter’s quest for a safe home and a teen witch’s search for a familiar. This is the first chapter of a new novella.
Published Apr 25, 2019 · 7,603 words (28 minutes) · 1 like · 37 views
The sky folk live in grand tree houses in the great forest. Even as young children, they can understand the winds and soar into the sky with no need for wings. Thirteen-year-old Shya isn't like her brothers and sisters, and the tribe treats her as an invalid, a child cursed with a weak third spirit. A visit from a traveling band of fire folk brings the promise of change and hope.
Published Mar 26, 2019 · 7,584 words (28 minutes) · 1 like · 68 views
When the neighbors show off their off-the-lot new elephant for everyone to see, Mike's dad decides to build his own out of spare parts. Getting it to work might mean Mike betrays himself and the neighbors' trust. [Building an Elephant was originally published by Adirondack Review: http://adirondackreview.homestead.com/ It won the Fulton Prize for Fiction.]
Published Jan 17, 2019 · 4,908 words (18 minutes) · 90 views
I have always been a huge fan of superheros, but I never liked the idea of guys like Superman or Thor. I don’t want an unstoppable goody-two shoes. Show me a guy who doesn’t have it so easy. Show me a guy with just a *little* bit of power, and the wit and courage to use that little bit at just the right moment to make a *huge* difference.