The Wedding and the Web: Part 5

* At the co-ed bridal shower a few evenings later, I watched Sanford and Charlotte twirl around on the dance floor. Our parents had rented a much smaller ballroom in a smaller hotel for the event, but it was no less swanky, as it was a black-tie affair. Caroline, Danny, Carmen, and I sat at [...]

The Wedding and the Web: Part 4

            * Charlotte eventually settled on a venue for the wedding—the grand ballroom of the Hotel del Coronado. Gradually, painstakingly, the colors were picked, the dress was finally chosen, and the bridal party wined, dined, and fêted the bride-to-be. Specifically, this bridal party consisted of the three of us: one matron of honor and two [...]

About your Published Author.

Oh, I caught that. You're published? Yes, indeed. I'd like to happily announce that my second book, a collection of short fiction entitled The Loftiest Thing, has been officially published. *insert primal scream here* Congratulations, you. Wow. You've been working on that thing for an eternity, haven't you? Admittedly, yes, some of the stories have [...]

Short Story Prompt – 7/18/14

I actually wrote this short a few months ago. I didn't care for it that much, but it's an offering nonetheless. **************************************************************************** Short story prompt - A broken wristwatch, peppermints, and a hug that goes too far Peppermints and Metal             She rifled around her handbag for peppermints, having suddenly tasted an acerbic combination of [...]