I thought I would republish this popular posting. As it says at the bottom. Thanks for reading.
Link to 'Nothing In The Cupboard'
Of all my published stories this has to be a favorite. I wrote it pre-chemo brain and it languished for a number of years in a file. Then I had an opportunity to send it for review by a 'real' writer. She sent it back with a few corrections and the instructions that I was to start marketing more. It was a turn-around moment for me.
When I conceived this story, I wondered what would happen if you told two stories at the same time, one that went from beginning to end and one that went end to beginning. When I found an intriguing obituary the story came together. This is the result.
Thanks for reading.