A Short Story – Memories Of Mommy Dee © Elsa Wolf

Two of many. This fragmented story is based on a night-time dream. I wrote it down in my journal when I awoke. One day I hope to revise its contents and make it part of a short-story collection. If you have any comments or suggestions to improve, please let me know. Memories of Mommy Dee…

Téa Obreht

Téa Obreht’s personal journey really impressed me on a U-Tube video during the Library of Congress 2020 National Book Festival. The connection I felt brought tears to my eyes. She’s a novelist who was born in the former Yugoslavia and had to move to Syria with her family. She learned how to speak English by…

A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

A very difficult subject to tackle; abortion from the point of view of many characters. I created a chart to keep track of everyone. The author did a great job with the individual stories and their reasoning for having or not having an abortion. I hadn’t selected this book on my own, it was part…

A Short Story–The Unexpected© Elsa Wolf

One of many. This fragmented story is based on a night-time dream. I wrote it down in my journal when I awoke. One day I hope to revise its contents and make it part of a short-story collection. Maggie, hunted for the ringing phone, it was under a Smithsonian magazine. A moment passed. She grabbed…

Short Story-The Traveling Laptop © Elsa Wolf

Kat stepped off the platform into the first train she found, leading to her destination. It was all she could do to keep focused. She’d traveled over three thousand miles in the last four days. The trip began with a black roller bag that she’d had to replace with an obnoxious pink one soon after…