Writing was my first love. I've made it a priority to write short stories and articles more consistently this year.


About the Story

I wrote this for a Skillshare class called “Storytelling Fundamentals: Character, Conflict, Context, Craft” taught by Daniel José Older. The story is hosted on Medium, where I hope to keep most of my writing. Follow me there. I hope you enjoy the story.

Part 1: The Body

In the small town of Lacon, IL, on the corner of South Center & Third, there is a two story house. 273 S. Center sits square and dilapidated on a steep hill of dirt. A four foot tall concrete wall strains to keep the earth from spilling onto the sidewalk. A long and lumpy yard slopes back to street level and is punctuated by a detached garage. Read More...