Stacy Sorrells


Indie Author Stacy Sorrells’s short story Anna, Wake Up was among the winners of her college writing contest, and her short story Dusk appeared in the Carry the Light Anthology as did her poems, Sanctuary of Sickness, Western Woman/Eastern Expectations and Fencing with Love; the former two are award winners. Her work has been described as, “unique,” raw” and “surprisingly dark.”

Sorrells holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from California State University East Bay and an MLIS from San Jose State University. She resides in the San Francisco Bay Area, with her children and two cats. When she isn’t writing, she is tending to her household or wandering out in the wilderness.

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
I move around the house bring my laptop with me. Sometimes I'm in bed, sometimes the sofa, sometimes a chair; basically anywhere comfortable enough to write.
When did you first start writing?
I got my first diary in elementary school and never stopped writing.
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Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Dusk is a short story about a young mother trying to view the sunset and how quickly her plans change when she comes across a drunk, his dog, a truck driver and the dead. Featured in "Carry the Light" Vol. 2 (2013).
Peter Pan’s Last Adventure (In Wonderland)
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Adventure » General
Fan fiction based on the characters created by J.M. Barrie and Lewis Carroll; Peter Pan and Alice respectively. This is the story of Peter Pan’s last trip to The Neverland; it begins the evening Alice returns home from Wonderland.
The Walk
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 1 review)
Creative Non-Fiction: A descriptive account of my observations and experiences while walking on a nature trail near my home. 1st Place Winner-Short Story Literary Contest-San Mateo County Fair-2018
My Oldest Memory
Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
This piece is in the form, “Child as the narrator" It is an actual memory from when I was around 20 months old (the mid-1970s).
Anna, Wake Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.00 from 1 review)
Anna Wake Up is a short story about a young mother (Anna) who is struggling with a grave decision; to stay or to leave her abusive boyfriend and father of her newborn son.

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  • Certain Death on July 07, 2011

    I read this a while ago and thought it was very good. Though it is a short story, the connection between the charactors is well established, and it makes the end of the story very moving, I highly recommend it.