Author’s Intent: Expanded Universe

My Expanded Universe of Fictional Atlanta came about when I realized a character I created for a play I was writing in 2011 was the same individual maligned by the lead character in a novel I had shelved around 2000. That novel, Boom Town, featured a character named David Cairo (pronounced “kay-ro” like the Georgia … Continue reading Author’s Intent: Expanded Universe

Worthy, Rhiannon & Abigail

Rhiannon Worthy sits on the couch in the living room, her carryall beside the coffee table and its contents spread out before her on the table. There’s a letter, addressed to her daughter Abigail from the Oregon Health and Sciences University, accepting her for studies there, and a large notebook opened to photos of a … Continue reading Worthy, Rhiannon & Abigail

Worthy Sisters: Rosalind & the Star Childe

Rosalind Worthy graduated high school in 1968 and had no doubt where she wanted to attend college. Growing up, she admired computer pioneer Grace Hopper, and, in high school, was one of only two women in Math and Science club. Her mother, who professionally retained her family’s name, had always provided the example of a … Continue reading Worthy Sisters: Rosalind & the Star Childe

Kin Worthy, Genevieve & Bickering

During her junior year of high school, Genevieve wrote the winning essay for a career day presentation about Bickering Plummet and was chosen to deliver it at the ceremony to honor Bickering’s president, Clayton Bickering. He was there to award the school a STEM grant. The essay focused on Bickering’s global presence and philanthropic endeavors. … Continue reading Kin Worthy, Genevieve & Bickering

Worthy Sisters, Regan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Springtime in Paris for Worthy Teen SEATTLE, Washington, December 1, 1963—The Seattle Art Academy is pleased to announce that the winner of its annual artistic competition for promising high school students is sixteen-year-old, Regan Valentine Worthy, a sophomore at Franklin High School. Regan has been awarded a scholarship to study at École … Continue reading Worthy Sisters, Regan

Midtown and Piedmont Park

9 May 2010: Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia. 9 May 2010: Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia. 9 May 2010: Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia. 9 May 2010: Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia. 9 May 2010: Midtown, Atlanta, Georgia. 9 May 2010: Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia. 9 May 2010: Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia. 9 May 2010: Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia. 9 May 2010: Piedmont … Continue reading Midtown and Piedmont Park