Camp NaNoWriMo Project Part 5

Previous: Shattered by the confirmation of her phantom pregnancy, in her desperation to maintain her perfect family picture, Leona kidnaps a day-old baby boy from Galway Regional Hospital, lying to her father and telling him it is the baby that she was indeed pregnant with all along. Colm once again confines Leona and the baby... Continue Reading →

Camp NaNoWriMo April Project Part 4

Previous: Leona's naive delusion about her new role as woman of the house has resulted in an incestuous relationship with her father and an unplanned pregnancy. Rather than fearing for the freedom of herself and her baby at the hands of the Catholic Church, Leona maintains her fantastical vision of family life with her father... Continue Reading →

Camp NaNoWriMo Project Part 3

Previous: Sixteen-year-old Leona Moss' confused relationship with her father is discovered by her eldest brother Frank, with devastating consequences. Her middle brother, Liam, leaves the family farm to emigrate to England for work. Sins of the Son: Nature, Nurture, Torture Camp NaNoWriMo Project Part 3 Leona sat on the edge of the examination bed. Colm... Continue Reading →

Camp NaNoWriMo April Project Part 2

Previous: Leona is a teenage girl living on her family’s farm on the outskirts of Kinvara, a small fishing village in County Galway. In the wake of her mother’s death, Leona is forced to step up as the woman of the house. This newfound responsibility, along with naive adolescent urges, become entangled in her father’s... Continue Reading →

Coming Home: Flash Fiction Story

Coming Home Copyright 2016 © Kate Kelsen. All Rights Reserved Looking around the train carriage at the other commuters, of those that are not dozing off, the rest are looking down at their phones. I used to be like this. Now, I just feel disconnected. I feel confused, because I don’t know who I truly... Continue Reading →

A Year and a Day With The Sidhe

A short 500 word story I wrote this week as homework for my writers group meeting this Saturday. Enjoy! *NOTE: The word 'Sidhe', used in this story is pronounced 'She' and is the term used for the fairy people of Irish folklore. A Year And A Day With The Sidhe I will never forget that... Continue Reading →

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