Arlen Rutledge


Arlen Rutledge is a writer, editor, and teacher. When she's not writing her own stories or editing somebody else's, she's teaching in after-school programs and working to promote chess for K-12 students in low-income neighborhoods and public schools.

Working with kids is her favorite thing. Also horses. And stories.

Smashwords Interview

First, why is your Author Profile Video a baby donkey in a hammock?
Do you ask everybody that?
No, but you're the only author who—
Did you watch it?
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Arlen Rutledge online


Adorable Baby Donkey Enjoys His Hammock
The title pretty much says it all.


The Cleanse & other stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
A four-day juice cleanse flushes out some unexpected toxins in "The Cleanse." A mass abduction leaves the ladies in charge in "Huldred, the Sea-Witch." And in "Done With Mirrors," a sleepwalker embarks on a brutal campaign of self-sabotage.
Leah Bishop & the Book of Tsen-Ke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,170. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Tricksy owls and talking cats, time travel and teleportation—it’s a perilous landscape for a waitress. But Leah Bishop’s no ordinary waitress. Recruited by a shadowy group of crimefighters to find and destroy an ancient weapon before it falls into enemy hands, she feels powerless against the dark forces she’s meant to fight...

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