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Uncle Jake and the Sunday Storm

It was Sunday and Sunday meant only one thing - a visit from Uncle Jake.  Everyone has a favorite Uncle or family member - but Uncle Jake was nobody's - ever.  Find out why.

Maria, just one day away from starting the life of her dreams, away from the monster she married, must face her biggest challenge.

Yellow Ribbon is a tale told in the "stream of consciousness" genre made famous by James Joyce in Ulysses.  This genre allows the reader to go into the mind of the character at their most unguarded. 

Marjorie Montenegro

Speed Racer

A simple toy? maybe, but what happens with this toy one night would forever change the life of one family.  This innocent look into a child's heart, on reflection, makes you wonder what your kids are thinking.

By Rafaela Olshin

Cages Don't Always Hold Birds

By Marjorie Montenegro

What does a blind teenaged musical prodigy and a single mother working as a waitress have in common?  More than  you might think.

     It is said that there is nothing as vicious as a real "cat fight" but what if one of the brawlers is actually a cat?  When Veronica decided that the competition for her husband's attention was too fierce, she devised a scheme to have it come to an end.  Will she be devious enough to succeed? 

Marjorie Montenegro