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K. Leigh James

Joined June 2010 and calls Still Growing home.

4 stories, 2 challenges, 9 comments, and 3 friends

I’m a 25-yr-old teacher/aspiring author who lives in the gorgeous desert land of Tucson, Arizona. I’m currently finishing up my first MG manuscript that I hope to start querying agents about in a couple of months! I write a widely unknown blog & enter fanfic contests whenever they strike my fancy. I love reading YA & MG fantasy, Historical Fiction, Christian literature, and just about anything I can get my hands on. And I’m SUPEREXCITED about Ficly & the opportunities it gives authors to create & craft & play with language.

Stories

  1. Desert Summers

    The thunder clouds roll in at about two o’clock. They’re dark and menacing, but beautiful. The air takes on a desert smell of Creosote and moisture. It’ll probably be a couple of hours before the storm really gets going, but it’...

  2. Big Boys

    “Big boys don’t cry,” Dad said. “And you’re my big boy, right?” “Right!” He put a TRANSFORMERS band-aid on my knee, and let me go outside again. Momma came home at 5:30. I wanted to stay outside, so I pre...

  3. Tired of Waiting

    I’ve lived an eternity of darkness since they came… since they destroyed everything. When I’m honest, I admit that our lives degenerated into a negative utopia long before. It’s easier not to be honest. Now, though… Now, t...

  4. No One Would Notice

    I hate myself. Roxy definitely hates me too. She’s thin & mysterious & sleek & everything a girl should be. That’s why she hates me… because I’m her opposite. She hates having a roommate who’s so ordinary. Drew...

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