Forest of Friends

Thanks to the wonderful editors of Ghost Parachute, I have a new story published online. “Forest of Friends” is a dystopian tale with a hopeful bend.

Forest of Friends

Vic had his eye on a promise, a potentially fixable cool box buried underneath the junk. He was digging it up when the rain, only nagging before, began to bucket down. He rushed to the edge of the dump and found shelter in the shed where the boys often got together, especially when it poured and trash-diving became more dangerous than rewarding—nobody wanted to fall through the soaked mush and be trapped forever. Like Dennis.

Read the entire story on the Ghost Parachute website.

Artwork by Brett J Barr