Monthly Archives: August 2014

Our Weekly Session: Aug. 11th, 2014

“So, how’s your scheduled?” Mrs. Jane asks. Reclined behind her desk, she looks every bit the shrink. She’s even wearing her concerned look: head tilted slightly to the right, trimmed eyebrows bent upward, lips in a slight frown. It’s an … Continue reading

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Jane Austen, A Character Study: Wednesday Aug. 6th, 2014

“I know that most of you enjoyed the summer reading list, and I can tell you why.” Mrs. Powell, a thin, birdlike woman with close-cropped auburn hair and slender, pale fingers, paces before the class. “It’s because they are classics … Continue reading

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An Old Frenemy: Tuesday Aug. 5th, 2014

Yep, they’re huge, like tree trunks. I look into the full-length mirror hanging from my closet door, my face contorted in morbid curiosity. Or at least a mid-sized telephone poles. I turn sideways, searching for a good angle, but it’s … Continue reading

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All the Advantages: Sunday Sept. 28th, 2014

“Soy una chica blanca en los suburbios, tengo todas las ventajas.” June Bug instructs. Her tone is slow and mocking, the definition of passive aggression, and she hardly glances up as she flips through an old National Geographic. Instead, King … Continue reading

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Greenville Radio: Tuesday Jul. 29th, 2014

“God, it’s hot,” I exhale and attempt to breathe through my mouth, burning my lungs in the process. “I think I’m melting.” “What?” Oliver asks. Before, with his heavy framed glasses and grandpa demeanor, all he needed was to be … Continue reading

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