Snapshots, 090619

In the seat in front of me, a girl's voice teases upward into a laugh. Between the window and the seat, her face is framed by light and a smartphone pressed to her ear; she's talking to someone she loves. The sun is hard in its heat and soft in its rays, and swaddles me… Continue reading Snapshots, 090619


Short story, 6303 words. Living in an apartment with her late mother’s friend in New York, all 18-year-old Elise Cady wants is to not talk to anyone. However, when her mother’s friend sends her off to work for an accomplished and enigmatic business woman, she can’t help but be pushed out of her comfort zone.