‘Dear Sarah’ – Sullivan Ballou, a Civil War soldier

So I was watching Ken Burns' documentary on the Civil War this evening. It's one of the greatest pieces of television I've ever seen, and I will routinely throw it on for background noise while I work. I wasn't paying any particular attention as the North mobilized to face the South at the battle of … Continue reading ‘Dear Sarah’ – Sullivan Ballou, a Civil War soldier

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A Forest of Eyes – Joel Funderburg

Check out this excerpt from "A Forest of Eyes" by Joel Funderburg "High on the wind, I heard it, some feral cry in the night, emanating from the forest of shadows behind me. I looked back, past the white eye of the lighthouse, and gazed deep into the tangled forest when I felt it like … Continue reading A Forest of Eyes – Joel Funderburg

Traveler in the Dark – Eleanor Nicolás

Check out this preview of Eleanor Nicolás' debut novel, Traveler in the Dark It was a secret wanting, like a song I couldn’t stop humming, or loving someone I could never have. No matter where I went, my compass pointed west. I would always know what time it was in California. – White Oleander, Janet Fitch That August in … Continue reading Traveler in the Dark – Eleanor Nicolás