For character descriptions, click here. Teddy isn’t listed though, so I have his description in the fic)
Chicago, Illinois, 2001 — Connor had always had sharp hearing. It was one of the things he’d learned to have and to use well during his tenure in foster care.
Continue reading “Father and Son”
It looks like it’s time for another Character Questionnaire! And in keeping with my Camp NaNo project, I’ll be using the protagonists, Connor & Kelly.
Continue reading “Character Questionnaire 6”
Concord, New Hampshire, 1860 — “Zeke?” Nineteen-year-old Alice Smith picked up her lavender skirt and hopped over a fallen log. “Zeke, are you here?”
Continue reading “Before The Storm”
(For character descriptions, go here)
Hammond, Illinois, 2003 — Libraries were too quiet for his taste, yet Kelly had a point. They’d be able to hear each other much better here than when they’d gone to the coffee shop.
Continue reading “A Picture Is Worth…”
1986 — Seven-year-old Connor hesitantly tiptoed down the dark hall to his foster parents’ room, shaking.
Continue reading “Afraid Of The Dark”
Last week, I got wind of a short story contest Kellyn Roth is hosting to celebrate reaching 1k followers and decided to participate! If you’d like to do it too, the deadline/rules are here.
Continue reading “1K Story Challenge: Reunion At Gettysburg”
Chicago, Illinois, 2006 – “Kelly?” Connor poked his head into the darkened hospital room, light brown eyes scanning it and landing on the bed. “Hon? Are you awake?”
Continue reading “Content Where I Am”
Durham, New Hampshire, 1973 — Only one week left. Only one more week left until he would have two parents, not one.
Continue reading “Baby of Mine”
Chicago, Illinois, November 2005 — Connor hated rain. In some way, it reminded him too much of the emotional turbulence he’d experienced in his teen years. Especially the day everything had gone wrong.
Continue reading “Rainy Night Cuddles”
Rockford, Illinois, 2003 — Within a few seconds after opening her mixed-brown eyes, Kelly immediately squinted them against the bright lights surrounding her.
Continue reading “Falling In Love With You”