The Tokenmaster

Paul polished the bright gray metal into a silver shine. Then he set the finished piece on his desk and sat back on his stool, admiring his work. It was a tiny soldier figurine, barely two inches high, with a neat cap, detailed face, crisp-looking uniform, and even a tiny ray revolver tucked into the … Continue reading The Tokenmaster

The Life and Times of a Sewing Machine

Hello everyone!  Finals week is upon me soon and I have been super busy after the return to classes. I have some really fun literary stuff in the works, but for the time being I thought I'd share a short story I wrote a few years ago. It is a sort of ode to my … Continue reading The Life and Times of a Sewing Machine

Mr. Barton Seeks a Wife

This is a short story I wrote a few years ago. It's one of my favorites because it is modeled after the classic Victorian story in which there is a nice tidy plot, a moral lesson, and a happily ever after. When I was little my favorite books were by Charles Dickens, Louisa May Alcott, … Continue reading Mr. Barton Seeks a Wife