'Always was a wayward child, that one.' 'This is a little something more than wayward.' 'I remember him growing up around here. Always in trouble, stealing sweets, ringing doorbells.' 'I'm not sure that childhood pranks would lead to this.' 'You gotta stop 'em when their young. Learn 'em early to respect people.' 'I wonder how … Continue reading LOCAL HERO


Unbowed, unbroken, persevering. From haunted past to uncertain future. They cling to what little life offers. Restless spirits, wandering. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt, hosted by SammiScribbles. This week’s prompt was: Restless. Click on the link to read more stories by other writers. If you’re interested in finding out more about my ‘State Trilogy’ novels, I’m … Continue reading NATIVES