The Ice House
THE ICE HOUSE By Mary E. Martin A short story just for you! “That’s an old photograph of me the summer I turned eight. Squinting at the camera, I look like I’m ready to run. You can’t see him but my brother, Paul, with dark […]
NIGHT CROSSING ~ A Meeting of Significance.
Night Crossing A story by Alexander Wainwright, landscape painter. #Novels #shortstories #painting #synchronicity Have you ever misjudged someone so utterly and completely that you question your own sanity and senses? You write someone off as a hostile curmudgeon when he or she is actually only painfully shy and in need of a kind word? […]
The Ice House, by Mary E. Martin
That’s an old photograph of me taken the summer I turned nine. Squinting at the camera, I look as if I’m ready to run. Behind me, you can see a boy, several years older with dark curly hair and a pinched expression. That’s my brother, Paul. You can tell from the tilt of the camera, […]
Prequel: Alexander’s Visions and Alice in Wonderland.
These stories are developed from the novels of The Trilogy of Remembrance [The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde and Night Crossing] and are designed to entice you to read them. Alexander Wainwright, Britain’s finest landscape painter and visionary artist, is the star. Think of them as delightful appetizers. Enjoy and respond! You might […]
Two Fictional Characters Meet at the Carousel in Central Park
Almost two years ago, I approached author Maggie Ball with an idea I’d been longing to try out. I had just finished reading her novel Sleep Before Evening featuring her protagonist Marianne Cotton. She’s a young woman who wants to study music, but has to overcome a lot of problems to do so. The novel begins […]