Author: sarahcy

Story 11: Cornbread & Bean Soup

For StoryADay May challenge I’ll always remember the day I first saw Ned. “Phoebe! It’s time to bring in the laundry!” Mother called from...

Story 10: The Storyteller

For StoryADay May Challenge “Miss Annie, why do all of your stories have happy endings?” Annabelle looked at the young faces smiling up at...

Story 9: Brothers

Myron was two minutes younger than Murray. Though born of the same parents on the same day in the same place, the two brothers...

Story 8: Growing Up

For the StoryADay May challenge Boris did not want to grow up. Ever since he’d hatched, he’d listen to his brothers and sisters boast...

Story 7: Four Wishes

For StoryADay May Challenge “You get four wishes.” Shelly coughed as the smoke cleared. The blue flowerpot in her hands slipped onto the ground....

Story 6: The Best Friend

For the StoryADay May Challenge Asha couldn’t stand it anymore. The yelling, the screaming, the pressure, the competing. She still remembered when Charlie had...

Story 5: The Pen Pal

For the StoryADay May Challenge “Rosie, don’t forget we’re going to visit Great-Grandma Amaryllis after school today,” Mom called as Rosie grabbed her backpack...

Story 4: Chocolate

For the StoryADay May challenge Thirty days of non-stop bombing, and then silence. The buildings were gone, more than half the villagers were dead....

Story 3: Hikikomori Cats

For the StoryADay May Challenge Daisuke wasn’t quite sure how he had gotten to this point. Perhaps it was after his last colleagues sneered...

Story 2: The Letter Writer

—for the StoryADay May Challenge— “Please, please help me write a love letter!” Ada begged me, her giant puppy eyes shining against her dark...