Lit Germs

The 4th installment in Mrs.Johnson's Home for Broken Boys. The morning after Randy Brown and I broke up, I drove to my parents’ home in...

Daughter Dawn Christine wakes under gray cracked South Bend, Indiana skies. Date is November 3, 1965, Memorial Hospital. The moon moves back, shelters this infant. Dawn shows her...

Hey, Germs! Another congratulations to everyone who participated in Camp NaNoWriMo.  It's always awesome to try that sort of thing, and Camp NaNoWriMo is...

The 3rd installment in Mrs.Johnson's Home for Broken Boys. High school was over. How did this happen? I was standing there on the school’s front...

The 2nd installment in Mrs.Johnson's Home for Broken Boys. Various girls in elementary school: Have you seen the new boy? Me: Um, no, what new...

You may not believe me, but I was put on this earth to save broken boys.  It all started when I was eleven years...

Hey, Germs!  Camp NaNoWriMo is finished!  If any of you were participating, I hope you completed your goal.  I finished with a few hours...

I could hear my best friend down the hall. The room was still dark. I didn’t know how I'd gotten there or where you’d...

  Hey, Germs!  We're at the halfway point for camp now, and I'm just about halfway through my writing goal.  Usually I'm a pretty regular...

The rosebush outside Annabelle’s window was in full bloom again. This, however, was not a cause for celebration; while most would delight at breathing...