Swan Children: May Issue

Gentle reader, I wrote you a story. *** It is two o’clock in the afternoon. The mailman revs his engine and moves on to the next house. The neighbor’s dog finally stops barking and the sunlight leaves shadows under the trees in the front yard. A woman sits on the thick pine boards of her kitchen table. … Continue reading Swan Children: May Issue

Short Stories: an announcement and a giveaway

I love reading. When I was in third grade, my mom had me make a list of all the books I'd read in the last year. Once we got through the library loan records and my Sonlight reading list, I discovered that I'd read between two and three hundred books that year. When I was … Continue reading Short Stories: an announcement and a giveaway

Commonplace Links 10/26

Here's your week's list of reads. Discuss in the comments if something rubs you wrong or you're curious about why I chose to feature a piece. Some politician named Mourdock made a statement that, out of context, was highly offensive to feminists/rape victims. Basically he believes that Babies = Gift From God, so he assumes … Continue reading Commonplace Links 10/26