Short story: “Leslie”

When the principal’s secretary called our names over the intercom, asking our teacher to send us down to the office, my heart beat the way it does when you’re at a parade and the band’s drums jump into your stomach. I was pretty sure what it was about. At lunch on the playground, I’d watched … Continue reading Short story: “Leslie”

Luann Is Lying

Welcome to Episode 3 of Luann Is Lying, a new weekly feature on Books To Pen. Each episode is a quick 250 words. The premise? Luann can’t seem to get through a day without telling some kind of lie and it’s not clear if she’s in control or on the verge of something else. I … Continue reading Luann Is Lying