Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Ten

Chapter Ten Saami’ah felt like she was going to crawl out of her own skin. She appreciated that they were trying to be nice and include her but if she didn’t get some alone time – and soon – she was going to run around the house shrieking like a wild animal. Figuratively. Probably. She … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Ten

Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Three

Chapter Three Saami’ah hated Saturdays. “Saami’ah?” Haseena knocked lightly on the door. “Can I come in?” In the middle of brushing her hair, Saami’ah seriously considered ignoring the woman. Haseena tapped on the door again. “Saami’ah?” “Come in,” she gave in. The door swung open immediately and Saami’ah’s stepmother hurried in as though afraid she … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Three

Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Two

Chapter Two She’d been wrong. It had been worse than she could ever have imagined. Her father had choked at the sight of her and had needed to be pounded on the back by his step-son for several minutes before he recovered. ‘If having me around makes him so uncomfortable, why on Earth did he … Continue reading Fiction: Masquerade Chapter Two

Drowning on Dry Land

This is me reaching out to the people who are in a dark space and beating themselves up about it.   Keeping your head above water can be tough. Figuring out just what is dragging you down into the water is often not straight forward and the process can take so long that despite your … Continue reading Drowning on Dry Land