Category: Fiction

Breaking out of Ignorance – A short story – Part 4

By Carmella Dileonardi

“Right, but you do it anyway…” Winters repeated, her voice fading out. Continue reading “Breaking out of Ignorance – A short story – Part 4”

Breaking out of Ignorance – A short story – Part 3

By Carmella Dileonardi

Photo courtesy of favim.com

Grace’s jaw tightened in frustration as she placed her fingers against the desk and pressed down, trying to pop some air bubbles that were keeping her muscles tight. She felt as stiff as a rod. She hadn’t even thought about bringing the salt water that her doctor had recommended her to drink. Continue reading “Breaking out of Ignorance – A short story – Part 3”

Breaking out of Ignorance – A short story – Part 2

By Carmella Dileonardi

Cover photo by Anna O. Photography

Making it out of the courtyard and back into the high school, Grace glanced at the ceiling. She shook her head and swallowed her sadness. Grace felt weak for letting some elementary-level bullying get to her. Stopping at her locker, she looked around; the halls were still empty due to lunch being in session. She hadn’t even noticed when she came in.

Continue reading “Breaking out of Ignorance – A short story – Part 2”

Breaking out of Ignorance – A short story – Part 1

By Carmella Dileonardi

To say Grace was late was an understatement. Her alarm didn’t go off and she had a sneaking suspicion it was her loathsome older brother who caused it. She was curious as to why she still called him that, considering the way he regarded her. Continue reading “Breaking out of Ignorance – A short story – Part 1”