|The Fallen Queen (Winner of the Write Way Award 2013) #Wattys2014|
Marie wanted to be as good as her mother wanted. Since her older brother was diagnosed with autism, she is considered a "normal" child. In other words, she feels she must be perfect in every way, which soon turns out to be a haunting task. Desperate for love and to make sense of her mother's contradictory behaviors and spiritual chan... more
A short story is a work of fiction and is similar to a novel, but just shorter. It can be as short as a few pages or much longer, and divided into a few chapters. Short stories can be any genre and are usually less complex than novels, with a single story line and less characters.