Featuring 13 short stories and 8 nonfiction essays by award-winning author Charity Marie in the last fifteen years, this premium short story collection available in hardcover shines a light on modern life through a writer’s view. At the end of each piece is an “Author’s Reflections” section detailing Charity Marie’s unique perspectives on writing, life, influences, and experiences. Rarely do readers have an opportunity to glimpse deep inside a writer’s mind to better understand their literature.
Many of the stories have been previously published in award-winning magazines or anthologies, with a number of new pieces never before released. The collection includes “Stop the World”, a nonfiction essay about suicide that won Best Essay in 2019, “Alone”, previously published in award-winning magazine Duck Soup, “Seeking Redemption”, featured in the Drastic Measures anthology alongside George Clayton Johnson (“Twilight”, “Star Trek”), and much more. This collection is great for all readers or as a coffee table book to share with friends, family, clients, and more. Recommended for 16+ due to mature themes.