T. Powell Coltrin


T. Powell Coltrin is a school social worker by day and an aspiring writer at night of short stories. She enjoys writing in various genres: mystery, thriller, comedy, fantasy and a bit of surreal with an occasional children’s story thrown in there. A few of her children’s read aloud stories appeared in Missouri Farmer in past years. She is the author of a soon to be released anthology titled Grim Tales from the Ruralhood, a compilation of twenty-six short stories inspired by a Brothers Grimm title and set in a rural setting. Currently, she is working on her first YA novel with the working title Twice in a Blue Moon and another short story compilation with the working title of Body Bags.

T. Powell Coltrin can also be found writing on her blogs Journaling Woman, where she writes whatever is on her mind plus a Sunday inspirational post and at The Ruralhood, where she journals and posts photos of growing up as a rural child and beyond.

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Grim Tales from the Ruralhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
T. Powell Coltrin’s Grim Tales from the Ruralhood includes twenty-six short stories infused with rural flavor, fantasy, mystery, relationships and wit. In a rural setting, a girl confronts her dog’s killer and learns a neighbor’s secret; a kleptomaniac teenager is on the loose again; and a man’s heinous crime is exposed. Each unique story is a bit grim and inspired by a Brothers Grimm title.

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