“Lizzy’s Last Chance” Podcasted in THE CENTROPIC ORACLE (7:36)

This is my first podcasted story, and my third paying piece of fiction overall. You can listen to it—or read it—on The Centropic Oracle by clicking here. The title is “Lizzy’s Last Chance,” and it’s about the fictional Djinn family. And hopefully some part of that name rings a bell! Now with that out of …

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“DDS Confession” Published in A STORY IN 100 WORDS (100 words)

I wrote “DDS Confession” in my head while lost in the woods. You can read it by clicking here. Though I should put “wrote” in quotation marks, as well as “lost,” since I made this all in my head and because I knew my location that day—it was one those circumstances where the map's scale …

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Steak Skewers Recipe

I love memoirs. My favorites include The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, Just Kids by Patti Smith, What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding by Kristin Newman, and A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout. I like writing that reflects on extraordinary personal experiences with wisdom and character. So, when my bookclub chose Anthony Bourdain's Kitchen Confidential: …

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