Original Works · Short Stories

The Cinderford Family Curse

  Once a year, Laura’s family posed for a photo in witches hats and cloaks. They sat on the front porch, which was littered with Aunt Jean’s cigarette butts and fall leaves. The old house behind them moaned during each gust of autumn wind. Neighbors walked by and stared at the family’s unruly black hair.… Continue reading The Cinderford Family Curse

Original Works · Short Stories

Winter on the Lake

Author’s Note: I’m not sure why, but I always gravitate towards stories that explore the relationships of women, specifically mother-daughter ones. I think 4/5 stories I’ve written for my creative writing classes have been about that dynamic (so it goes without saying that my classmates are utterly sick of them now. Sorry!). I think by… Continue reading Winter on the Lake