Free Short Story: Plant Number Nine
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According to legend, plant number nine has mysterious properties. The stories say if a person ingests a preparation made from its leaves they will fall madly in love with the first individual they set eyes on. A girl hatches a plan to catch her crush.
Unfortunately, the “potion” is taken by an unintended target.
LSUS Exhibit Art & Writing Collaboration
My flash fiction piece, One of the Team, was paired with art in a collaboration with The Shreveport Art Club for an exhibition. The display will be open to the public for viewing in the LSUS University Center Gallery in Shreveport until February 28th.
The painting, by Joan Cole, is titled Edges Series #5.
To read One of the Team, click here.
What I Write
I write contemporary young adult novels and novels for the general market. Currently, I am seeking representation while continuing to work on my craft.
I tell stories about people facing tough times, often with a bit of humor sprinkled in. Not all of my books have romance, but when they do the romances are sweet. No graphic language, sex, or violence, just plenty of heart tugging emotion and laughing. My fiction has a slight to rich southern flavor, depending on the book. Two of books feature a main character on the autism spectrum. My female leads are strong, if flawed. Endings aren’t sugar coated, but I always strive to leave my readers with a sense of hope.
Life is messy and beautiful. In everyone’s story there is truth and hope. My novels are about common struggles and the triumph of finding faith to carry on through those battles.
What’s on The Blog
Blogging is squeezed in between novel writing. I write about books, the writing life, and my bookish friends. I blog about books from a variety of genres, but focus on general fiction, women’s fiction, and young adult. On occasion I write a post about nonfiction books, television series or movies.
Where You Can Find Me
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