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Sitting on Couch


March 2023: Second Place
Off Campus Writers Workshop
Best Opening Contest

Susan's defense of her master's thesis leads her to therapy...Why?

Home, Visions of Life: Perspectives of Artists and Authors Exhibit, Skokie Public Library

November 2 - December 20, 2022

There will be two author/artist events:

Gallery Talk: 

(Nov 10, 2022, 6:30 PM)

Art Sparks Writing Workshop: 

(December 8, 2022, 6:30 PM)

My new flash fiction story, "Home" which was inspired by Bruno Surdo's (2018) painting "Growing Up," will be on display with the painting at the library from Nov. 1 through Dec. 20.

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Infinite Monkey Hypothesis, Turning Points

June, 2021

"Infinite Monkey Hypothesis," which appears in Turning Points, is about a thesis defense that leads to therapy. Buy on Amazon.

My Turn, Visions of Life 2: Art-Inspired Short Stories

February, 2020

James Ostlund's painting "Garlic" was the inspiration for "My Turn" in which betrayal destroys a marriage.

Buy on Amazon

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Step Four

In Progress

Shortly before attaining early retirement, a long term member of AA falls off the wagon because she didn't get the promotion she thought she deserved.

Skipping School

In Progress

Susan's passage from third to fifth grade has unexpected consequences.

Sad on Couch

Advanced Education

In Progress

A short story about the decision to apply to graduate school and opening the responses...

Do You Wanna Dance?

In Progress

A short story about a 16-year-old's first concert experience - The Divine Miss M tour at The Auditorium theater, Chicago, 1973.

Creative Writer: Work
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