Found 2 stories and posts tagged 'strong women characters'.
Published May 13, 2019 · 2,805 words (11 minutes) · 76 views
This was one of my first professional short story sales and a delight to write. Ideas for horrible things that might lay in wait for anyone foolish enough to cross a swamp just kept popping into my head. And of course, who could resist putting an iconic tale into a new setting?
Published Apr 1, 2019 · 5,721 words (21 minutes) · 74 views
“Bread and Arrows” is a journey into a dark place, grappling with loss and mortality and hard choices. It also features a different role for the charismatic, sexually attractive stranger; Celine looks beneath the handsome exterior to the suffering man, and draws compassion from her own struggle. And the bakery salamander was irresistible!