Articles

Selected pieces I've written from around the web.

ON MEDIUM

"It's All Immaterial"—A Short Story

And there it was, the answer he never expected.

Three months to live and nothing can be done. He could start chemotherapy, but as his doctor said: “It may extend your life for a few months, however, it’s going to be miserable. Chemotherapy may just make your last few months unbearable. I’m sorry.”

Thanks, Doc.

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Words on a Whisper

The ideas used to flow like the constant river, connecting lakes and oceans just brimming with them.

They never stopped.

Then one day they vanished, without a trace. A single idea would spark and she decided to never take those gifts for granted.

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"No More Second Chances"—A Short Story

Her life was one that housewives watched on Facebook, longing for a moment in her shoes.

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"Better"—A Short Story

A small snippet from my novel in progress. Max’s perspective.

The sound of the highway was quite loud in the rented little Ford car.

I shifted in my seat. It angled into my back leaving me feeling like a squished giant. I peered over at Cheryl before double-checking the GPS mounted onto the dashboard. We were about ten minutes from the airport. Ten minutes of silence, I hoped.

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You Don't Need Those Organs Anyways, Right?

I was always afraid to be an "organ donor" when I was younger. Afraid that if I got in a car accident or something, a doctor would be less inclined to try to save me when my organs could save so many other people.

Uterus and ovaries are not visualized.

I opened the CT scan results, not expecting to find anything worthwhile - just to check since I don't remember combing through it as deeply as the blood test results at the time.

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ON THE ASCENT

That's A Twenty Well Spent

I gave twenty dollars to a woman on the side of the road today.

I rarely look at the people with cardboard signs and cheap marker ink staining their fingertips. But today was different.

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