Auntie Isabel

A lot of things in Becky Bloom’s life have been changing. Mostly for the better! She’s learning to reach out to people, and is reconnecting with her father and their extended family in ways she never dreamed possible. So, though it takes a lot of bravery, she calls her grandfather on her mother’s side and finds herself speaking with her aunt, Isabel. Isabel isn’t perfect, and through her Becky learns the exact reason that she was never allowed to meet the family before…. 2,698 words.

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mentions of abuse / family drama / racism

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The Necklace

Becky Bloom has only recently returned home from a year in France. Life hasn’t been easy, even since getting back, and while struggling with her emotions sneaks out for the night. However, things go very wrong when a wild crow steals her mother’s necklace. 4,256 words.

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grief / animal abuse / child neglect

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Whale Sung Dreams

Becky Bloom has always suffered from nightmares, for as long as she can remember. And tonight is no different. She has a terrifying guilt-dream about the things her girlfriend has talked her into doing, and after waking up, she finds she’s given little comfort for it. 2,915 words.

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unreality / bullying / violence / horror / gore / emotional abuse

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Hangout

Becky Bloom spends the day hanging out with the friend of a friend, Bianca. They hit it off well and, after sharing a meal and conversation, decide to have a more explicit type of fun together. 2,644 words.

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explicit sexual content

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Staircase

Ken Bloom cannot believe how perfect his newborn daughter is. He loves her with all his heart, and just wants to hold her and keep her safe forever. However, Ken has always been a clumsy person, especially when distracted by something— Something like a tiny baby in his arms. 584 words.

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Don Flamingle

A new mimic has come into Becky Bloom’s life; a small feral lawn flamingo mimic that her family has nicknamed Don Flamingle. It is a surprisingly friendly creature that has quickly fallen in love with Becky’s treasured Mimi, and though Becky can’t let it into the house due to its neurotic nature she feels some form of responsibility over it and allows it to follow her (and Mimi) to the local pet shop to buy some new beds. 3,874 words.

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Mothers and Mimics

Becky Bloom recently discovered a colony of feral mimics living just a little way into the woods in an abandoned house. So she has been going there every day to check up on them, give them water, and otherwise make sure they’re healthy. Now she’s begging her caretaker-turned-mother, Isa, to come with her to see the colony. And though Isa hesitates, she eventually relents and follows Becky into the woods. But, it turns out that they’re not the only ones interested in the old house; that, and trying to befriend mimics often has unpredictable consequences. 10,811 words.

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grieving

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A Normal Birthday, For a Normal Girl

It is Becky Bloom’s tenth birthday. It is the first birthday she has been excited about in a long, long time. Her parents are home, even if they won’t tell her the reason for it, and she spends the day out with her mother…. However, after waking up from a nightmare later that night, she overhears some devastating news. 8,020 words.

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mentions of ableism / mentions of terminal and chronic illness

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Hole

Becky Bloom is only six years old, but determined to sneak out of the house and into the woods. So she waits until her caregiver, Isa, is asleep, and then makes her way through the woods and to a hole that she’s been slowly digging over time. She is, however, discovered by one of the local park rangers. 2,106 words.

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