Author Archives

We are a team of certified secondary school librarians and English teachers with a combined total of over sixty years experience who are publishing under this communal nom de plume.

  • Here We Are Now

    A 16-year-old girl has been raised by her single Jordanian immigrant mother in Indianapolis.  In poking around old papers, she discovers her dad is a famous rock musician.  She writes him a few letters asking to meet him.  One day… Read More ›

  • Summer Unscripted

    Rainie is a high-schooler with no direction in life.  She has started and quit many things.  She sees a fellow student do a dramatic monologue, falls for him, and wrangles an invite to work in a resort summer theater.  Before… Read More ›

  • Shadow Girl

    A Chinese-American girl in New York City lives with her mom and n’er-do-well brother in a tiny apartment. The father/husband was abusive and finally walked out on them.  The girl works up a business as an academic tutor and goes… Read More ›

  • i hate everyone but you

    Two long-time BFFs, Ava & Genevieve, graduate high school and go to colleges on opposite coasts.  The story is told in the form of back-and-forth texts and emails between the two. Individual and family personalities and problems are revealed. Gen… Read More ›