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Carla Damron

I'm a novelist, social worker, and advocate. This short is an excerpt from a braided narrative work- in- progress. My latest novel, THE STONE NECKLACE, won the WFWA Star Award for best novel 2017.

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Short Fiction

Twenty Dollars

Carla Damron

I tilted my rocker back and blinked into the sun. A whirring fly circled my head. None of my efforts to swat the sucker had worked, so if I wanted to smoke, I'd have to put up with him and the likes ... [+]

Winner - Jury Principal 2023
Short Fiction

Weighty Matters

Carla Damron

Lindsay Watkins stood in line behind the usual covey of women who attended the noon Weighty Matters group. The woman in front of her removed a jacket, a scarf, her shoes, and a wristwatch as she ... [+]

Finalist - Jury Set Stories Free 2018