Novel Excerpt— Mirae’s Wish

This is an excerpt from the novel I am currently working on— titled Shingiru, which is mirage in Korean. A young woman ruminates about wanting disaster.


It seemed a more definite way out. The clarity of disaster is more satisfying Than rambling goodness, and all that …

Cinnamon Cigarette

The smell, Jasper knew, was killing her, even as she breathed the sweet trail of her father’s cinnamon cigarette. Her …