Family Harmony Available Soon

My latest flash fiction “Family Harmony” will be available June 22 on the Flash Fiction Magazine site. I’ll post a link to the story as soon as I receive it.

Many thanks to them for the publication. They are wonderful to work with.




Heliotrope is Available to View Now

Heliotrope, my flash fiction story about a married couple who fight over a gun, was published by Foliate Oak Literary Magazine on May 1st .

Many thanks to them for the publication.


“The Hope of Forever”

My fiction piece, The Hope of Forever, a story about an abandoned illegal immigrant woman trying to make a home for her children in America, will be published by Canadian publisher Scarlet Leaf Review in 2018.

I’m honored that they chose my work for their online publication.


“Feisty After 45: The Best Blogs From Midlife Women”

Hi everyone! I just wanted to announce that my essay, “Does St. Peter Give Advance Notice” was published in the anthology, “Feisty After 45: The Best Blogs from Midlife Women” this month.

It’s available from Amazon. in paperback and Kindle. My essay is also available on this blog. (See the essays listed to the right).

Here’s what the cover looks like. Hope your month is going well!

Feisty After 45: The Best Blogs from Midlife Women

Available on Amazon



Welcome to My Website and Blog

It’s the New Year, and I hope to blog a little more often in 2016. I’ve been busy completing a mystery novella, and submitting essays, short stories, and flash fiction. I’m also sending query letters to agents for a contemporary novel I’ve completed, “Bag and Baggage,” and a spiritual memoir, “With a Blind Eye.”

Also in the works for this year:

  • A collection of humor pieces
  • A mystery novel
  • More flash and short stories
  • A mystery novella

Thanks for visiting my site!

Karin Gall