In this creative nonfiction short story, the Red Thread is an invisible cord of destiny between loved ones.
Ebook (with pdf) is provided free to MayaVerse Reader list subscribers. Also available at multiple outlets for purchase. Red Thread | Universal Book Links Help You Find Books at Your Favorite Store! (books2read.com)
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In this 10-minute play ripped from summer 2020 headlines, two women collide but grow from a night in the Santa Fe, New Mexico Plaza.
As the world grapples with profiling and COVID-19, "What’s Within" (prequel for Maya Maguire novels) draws us back to NYC, an epicenter at the birth of the last pandemic. A young veterinarian on the brink of life change is pulled into that world through an extraordinary love story.
In the face of tragedy, a mother searches for self and love of her child (Mayaverse side story).
free, on pp. 44-50 of issue
[pp. 53-59 of pdf]
An unusual pet represents repelling and attraction in a long-standing older couple who never fully committed and a new younger couple taking first steps (Mayaverse side story).
free at Mystery Tribune Firenze: Romantic Suspense Short Fiction By Millicent Eidson (mysterytribune.com)
A teenage girl from Maryland awakens in a New Mexico hospital with a drain to remove excess fluid in her brain. An unreliable narrator struggles to recall what happened in this flash fiction.
Down in the Dirt, vol. 188 (10/1/21)
Economic stratum and access to power influence the outcome but not the threat from a backyard familiar.
free at “Bandit” Fiction by Millicent Eidson | The Chamber Magazine 7/23/21
A Christmas eve mashup of alternate history and pandemic.
free at Not a Normal Holiday (bewilderingstories.com) (issue 911)
Coronavirus origins and impact on multiple species in graphic poem format.
2020 An Anthology of Poetry with Drawings by Bill Liebeskind, Art, Poetry, and Covid: Black Dog & One-Eyed Press book release, launch, and poetry readings | Main & Station (hmsnonesuch.com)
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