Melissa King Berthold has 20 years of professional writing experience. She began as a freelancer generating online fictional content for a popular sci-fi author then graduated to news writing, reporting and producing in television markets in Arizona, California, and Alabama before taking up freelancing once more. Her satirical works are syndicated through Lexus Nexus, Amazon and CanWest media.
Welcome to a world where soldiers are elected and politicians are drafted. This is a story preferred, perhaps, by those who would rather be governed by 2000 properly educated leaders than the first 2000 names in the phonebook.
The most evil thing Missy and Ethan ever did was done right in the shadows of the live oaks girding the edges of her backyard. The just thing about doing the most horrible thing you'll ever do as a kindergartner is having your whole life in front of you to be haunted by guilt. Bullies don't always get a shot at redemption, but these two kept a prayer in their hearts and hoped.
McKell and Saalim discover separately they can predict the short-term future. One believes the power is a gift of prophecy. The other suspects a wrinkle in spacetime. Both set their sights on big money and big dreams.
Published: November 7, 2011.
Fiction » Horror » General
A sleepover with the Branagh Brothers usually means a night of ultimate freedom. Paul only wants a little benign mischief to break up the boredom in his idyllic home life. This night, however, the dependably drunk Mr. Branagh takes a turn toward derangement.