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Goodbye

Today I wanted to share a short story that I wrote a little while ago and is one of my favorites I've written. I submitted this to the National Council of Teachers of English awards and received recognition for Superior Performance in Writing, but since they don't publish an anthology, I never got to share the story with an audience. I thought that this would be a great first short story of mine to post on the blog for the writing section (I don't post more since many contests publish your work which prohibits me from sharing it myself). I really hope you enjoy it, and please leave me a comment with your thoughts. (And just to restate, everything I post on my blog I have worked hard to  create. These are all protected under copyright and reproduction for any reason without my written consent is both unacceptable and illegal.)
Goodbye “Come on Sadie!” called a little girl as she ran through a field of spring green grass as tall as she was. A crown of daisies hung through her…

Weekly Reviews and Recommendations: Week 12

Hello, everyone! Even being off school this week, I didn't realize how crazy my life could still be, so maybe I overestimated my ability for summer reading. I still haven't really found my summer groove yet and next week will still probably be crazy with my midweek travel, but, afterwards, when I get used to being back off and have more time on my hands, I'll work on my reading. Next week, at the very least, you can expect a review of Royce Rolls by Margaret Stohl, which I'm super excited to start right after I get this up.


10 Things I Can See From Here  by Carrie Mac
Overview: Mac brings readers the story of Mave Glover. At sixteen, Mave has no interest in driving, crippling anxiety, and a brain filled with plenty of empty facts and stats about death rates and accident causes. She often scripts obituaries in her head when things go amiss, and she has a hard time just experiencing life. This is made even worse when her mother leaves for Hati with her much older boyfriend…