Breathe in. Breathe out. Visualize. See yourself in front of the room, comfortable, confident, smiling as you go through the motions… “Rubbish,” she muttered. It never works. You can’t deliver a convincing portrayal when your heart isn’t in it. Not really. The words you say are just a script to fool the world into thinking that…Continue Reading “Curtain Call”

“You’re afraid of the water,” they said when Morgan bought the little sailboat, “why would you buy a boat?” They laughed when she said, “Just in case.” It was true that Morgan feared the water, and so it was no surprise to anyone – Morgan included – that year after year the little boat stayed…Continue Reading “Open Water”

Jack stabbed angrily at the controls, slammed the flight manual shut, then threw it at the panel. Was Andie seriously sitting there on the platform reading when he was about to make the most important test flight of his life, the one that would determine all of their fates? “Hey, man, take it easy on the machinery, wouldja?”…Continue Reading “Liftoff”