Dancer is a young woman’s bildungsroman, a story of place and time, betrayal and love, kindness and cruelty, and the complexities of human feelings. In its short story form, Dancer won an Honorable Mention in Glimmertrain’s 2010 Short Story Award for New Writers competition, placing it in the top 5% of over a thousand other works.
The posh Michigan lifestyle was not always the best of "the good old days". The Happiness Lottery tells a story of a very different reality behind the glitz and glamour. Beginning with a horrific accident, it chronicles the struggle of one family to overcome the inherited tragedies and disfunction handed down through three generations.