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Short Story Written By Laura Holian

The Picnic is a short story included in the anthology, Create An Illusion: Florida Writers Association Collection, Volume 12.



Written By Laura Holian

A triathlete husband’s duty to home and self is challenged by the juggernaut of work, a distressed wife and a world without sick days.

Creative Non-Fiction Short Story



Written By Laura Holian

-Honorable Mention Winner in Word Weaver Contest

Danger creeps around a mother and her young daughter as they go about their days, unaware that evil is only a dream away.

Suspense Short Story


Does Twenty Dollars Mean I Don't Care?

Does twenty dollars mean I don’t care about you? We once found money floating in the ocean, the kids and I were elated...

Minimizer Challenge: Take 2 (or is it 3?)

New year. New start. This time with a little motivation from Netflix and an humorous and slightly ludicrous challenge.


It should have been all peaches and rainbows...till I walked into an office today.

The Picnic with Chicken and Stars

We went to dinner to celebrate, uh oh…can you tell what I am getting at? Did my jubilation cause me to fall off the Hyper-Nourishment wagon?

Roller Coaster

Oh no, I’m getting tired of eating broccoli and guac. Never thought I’d say that about my beloved avocado.

Writing Prompt Day 04/09/20

Belinda was a perfect match for Hank, easily ignitable by both anger and passion. He wanted nothing more than to smooth her wrinkled brow.

Beach Musings

A trio of very cheeky swim bottoms were getting some late afternoon sun. Could my mid-forty body do that? Was cellu-cheeky a thing?

The Home Office

...refreshing to feel the cool air zip through the knitted gaps in my sweater. I peel my windbreaker off, fling it onto the bed and freeze.



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