Thanks to Beetley Pete for posting one of my short stories on his blog today. “Just My Luck” has been published in Emerging Voices and The Writer’s Grapevine and will be included in a short story collection I hope to publish. Enjoy!
I was delighted to receive another guest post from American writer and blogger, Abbie. A short story that was previously published in a magazine.
To read more from Abbie, follow this link to her site.
JUST MY LUCK
by Abbie Johnson Taylor
The weekend after I was laid off from my job as a high school guidance counselor, my husband Charles and I went skiing. I took a flying leap off a small hill and landed spread-eagled in the snow, my skis pointing in one direction, my poles in another. My right knee was badly twisted.
On Monday, my birthday, Charles said he had out of town business that couldn’t wait. After promising to return late Friday night and kissing me on the cheek, he was out the door. Here I was, with no job, no husband, and no one to take care of me. I lay on the…
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