On Wednesday evening, Leah receives a summons to appear at her father’s condo in Buckhead on Friday, something she was expecting, though not as soon as it came. The announcement of her funding won’t be in the news until the following week, but Paxton has enough contacts in the business community that very little occurs … Continue reading Rain Maker: Leah & Paxton
Pigeons at Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta, Georgia.
Avis Collins sets a stack of plates at the end of the food table her mother and others from the church have set up and reaches into the bag for a box of plastic utensils. She took on the task of helping get everything ready for their picnic after her brother and sister, Alfred and … Continue reading Events of 1985: Avis
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.