Skin By L. Breen

Skin By L. Breen

As a young child, she spent the summers in Florida with family friends. She was continually overwhelmed by the amount of asphalt she found there, the meeting place for the neighborhood children being the hot black tar pool at the end of the cul-du-sac. Often, in the early mornings, they could find a sheath of [...]

Snapshot – Short Story by L. Breen

Snapshot – Short Story by L. Breen

All of her family photos are amateur in the purest, most endearing sense, characterized by eyes squinted shut and flies shamelessly unzipped, and although the background may change – the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, the Lincoln Memorial -- the photos come in only two standard compositions: her standing beside her mother and her standing beside [...]

Skim Milk and Doorknobs – Short Story by L. Breen

Skim Milk and Doorknobs – Short Story by L. Breen

Writer's Note: An accomplished and eloquent teacher told me that if something is worth writing, it is worth writing until you perfect it, until you believe the story as you believe your own memories. Stories, she said, are where the energy lives inside of us, and our job as writers is to find where that [...]