Reverend Aaron Abel Collins, pastor at the Edgewood African Methodist Episcopal Congregation of Atlanta, is considered a mighty man of God by his parishioners. His congregation numbers around four hundred and fifty active members with significant neighborhood outreach, making the Reverend an influential voice in his community. As a young Theology student at Morris Brown, … Continue reading Events of 1985, Collins Family
In the earliest work that bears her name, the 18-page screenplay I wrote in September 2010, Rebecca Asher doesn’t even appear as a character. In this, a woman named Allison Caine wakes up in the hospital following a car accident claiming to be Rebecca Asher. We’re never told, within the context of the screenplay, how … Continue reading Expanded Universe: Rebecca Asher
A few months after meeting Rebecca, Claire realizes that she is familiar with Rebecca’s aunt, Rachel, who’s active in the Unitarian Universalist church Claire attends, and who Rebecca constantly complains about. She didn’t make the connection right away, because Rebecca’s description of her aunt is so negative, Claire initially imagined a much older and less … Continue reading Ashes: Claire and Rachel
Through Scoey Delahunt, Annabelle discovers The Frantic Feminist, a blog maintained by Rebecca Asher, who Annabelle also knows as a reporter for Creative Loafing. Rebecca’s brash and take-no-prisoners style impresses Annabelle, and she anticipates each new entry every few days. Rebecca divides the blog into four main topics, posts on general feminism, which she publishes … Continue reading Shattered, Annabelle Blogs
It is late-summer, 1965, and Sarah Rosales is going to Atlanta. She’s eighteen, recently graduated high school, and on a Greyhound bus to Agnes Scott College in the suburbs of town, where she’s enrolled as a freshman. Sarah, the second of four daughters of Benjamin and Esther Rosales of Charleston, South Carolina, is the first … Continue reading Rebecca, Too, The Ghost Queen
Tim Caine boards the elevator on the main floor of Grady Hospital and presses the button for his wife Alyssa’s floor. He’s happy she’s awake, but concerned about her personality change. He spoke to the doctor earlier but found the conversation less than reassuring. “It's not just her memory, Doctor Gardner, her entire personality has … Continue reading Rebecca, Too, Tim
Edward Branch, Jr., known simply as Eddie, Jr. is the owner and operator of Branch Motors (Your Branch office!) in Dublin, Georgia, which is the largest population center near where he and his family have lived for generations. They specialize in big American vehicles, mainly General Motors trucks and autos, and most of his revenue … Continue reading Axe Man, Eddie, Jr.
Steven moves anxiously around the room, still reeling from the phone call he received from the mysterious woman. He found the lockbox and key in the places that she said they’d be and the box was full of cards and letters sent to Rebecca from their father, Owen, which she kept for some reason. He … Continue reading Rebecca, Too, Goonie
Rebecca Asher leans her head back against the seat in the seafood restaurant where she’s just finishing lunch, and rolls her eyes upward, as she listens to the inane conversation of the three girls seated behind her. She’s in Fort Lauderdale for Spring Break 1999 and stopped in for a bite to eat. The trio … Continue reading Rebecca, Too, Florida
A photo of Atlanta's Skyline, taken 8 April 2018, from Sweet Auburn, DeKalb Avenue, using various filters in Photoshop.