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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


Tough Love

If you want to do something, you have to want it bad enough that you do it regardless of all the interruptions life throws at you.

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?

We Are Enough

It’s seven a.m., Monday morning, and I am folding the third load of laundry...but this time, this otherwise mundane task, feels different.

Abandon Your Writing, Sage or Folly?

Some of the best inspirations are discovered by accident. Is abandoning your writing, sage or folly?

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.

Yellow Pavers

Yesterday morning brought disillusionment, but the evening ended with hope. Every step I take gets me closer to my goal.

Burnt Toast

Today is a burn toast kind of day. It's only eight-thirty a.m. and I already just want to go back under the covers and try again tomorrow.



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