The Green Shoes
A.L. Shilling grew up in Southern California. She has earned her Master's Degree from USC. Go Trojans! She owns a local dance studio and dances with a professional company. In her spare time, she enjoys writing short stories of all kinds!
Who Could Have Predicted This?
“This is Josh Holloway with ABG Nightly News. We have breaking news from the White House. The president has just declared martial law.”
Shane leaned back in his chair and crumpled up the latest failed attempt at a compelling article on the Tenth Anniversary of the Global Acceptance of Messianism as the only legally practiced religion on planet earth. Coincidentally, this was also the anniversary of the disbandment of the United States of America. Shane’s editor had tasked him with writing the front-page story of the Messianic Press’s Anniversary issue and he had no idea what to write.
According to the Mayo Clinic, "Dyslexia is a learning disorder that involves difficulty reading due to problems identifying speech sounds and learning how they relate to letters and words (decoding). Also called reading disability, dyslexia affects areas of the brain that process language."
The theatre seats were packed with citizens. I let the curtain fall back into place and shook out my sweaty hands. “I can do this,” I said to myself.
“You are the catalyst.” No. No, I wasn’t. I was just regular Willow. Regular Willow. There was nothing special about me. Nothing at all.