Please Say Kaddish for Me: A Novel for Everyone

From the first page of Rochelle Wisoff-Fields's novel Please Say Kaddish for Me, I was swept up in Havah Cohen's story. I was spellbound, so much so, I didn't want to put this book down. The book is simultaneously driven by character and events at a quick pace, divided into four parts. The year is 1899 … Continue reading Please Say Kaddish for Me: A Novel for Everyone

Cooped Up – Friday Fictioneers

This week marks Rochelle Wisoff-Fields's third anniversary with the Friday Fictioneers. Congratulations, Rochelle! Hats off to her leadership and dedication she has given to this group. I enjoyed this community and have watched it grow, not only in number, but in the strength of its writing. I want to say thanks to everyone for making … Continue reading Cooped Up – Friday Fictioneers

Before Social Media – Friday Fictioneers

I finally got my act together and put together a story for Friday Fictioneers. I love this prompt, courtesy of Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, who also the lovely hostess of Friday Fictioneers. It also happens to be Rochelle's birthday. Happy Birthday, Rochelle! I hope you're enjoying yourself and relaxing. Rochelle's book Please Say Kaddish For Me was … Continue reading Before Social Media – Friday Fictioneers

Engineered for Precision – Friday Fictioneers

It's time for Friday Fictioneers, a group of writers who accept the challenge of writing a 100-word story based on a photo. It's a lot of fun and all are welcome to participate.  I'm really late this week! I apologize for my lateness. Happy 4th of July to all who are celebrating the holiday.  Thanks … Continue reading Engineered for Precision – Friday Fictioneers

Only the Walls – Friday Fictioneers

"I know your father. He comes in here like a cyclone," said Uncle Bobby, eyeing the boy. Jordan popped ice cubes into a glass, and filled it with water. He had built a fortress around him, impenetrable to the smell of his father, locking the doors before he heard footsteps outside. If his mother so much as heard … Continue reading Only the Walls – Friday Fictioneers

Clean Slate – Friday Fictioneers

Clean Slate Freya looked past the fence into the mist, her eyes piercing into darkness. "It's too thick, Freya. We're too late," Eli turned around. "You must free your mind, Eli. Let it go," Freya said, tilting her head. He heard the soft-spoken wisdom of their mother. She gathered the fog in a circular motioning … Continue reading Clean Slate – Friday Fictioneers

Drama Queen – Friday Fictioneers

Drama Queen Offstage: "It's the director's wife's sister's husband," the stagehand said, whispering into the mic of his headset. "No, it's the brother of the director's wife," a voice answered. "No." "Yes." Onstage: The leading lady begins. "Love is... She throws her shawl on the floor "...a slow caress..." Offstage: "She's off script again," said the stagehand. Onstage: Thud. … Continue reading Drama Queen – Friday Fictioneers