Not Today, But Someday is now an ebook!

I finally got around to formatting the Emi Lost & Found series prequel into an ebook format!  It’s now available on Smashwords or for your Nook and Kindle!  This is the story as it appears on this blog, with just a few corrections.  For a very limited time, it is free on Smashwords, but will […]

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Chapter 18 – the Beginning of Emi and Nate

PREVIOUS CHAPTERS CHAPTER 18 – NATE Before fifth period, when I normally have independent study, I run out to my car to retrieve the tacky plastic sword for my presentation of the Squire’s Tale.  I’d considered not bringing it at all, but Miss Spindler said she’d deduct twenty points from our presentation if we didn’t […]

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Chapter 17 – The Beginning of Emi and Nate

PREVIOUS CHAPTERS CHAPTER 17 – EMI When he finally meets my eyes, I see a glimpse of the mournful son who lost his father.  I can tell Nate’s trying to be strong, but I can see through his facade.  His eyes give him away.  I like to see his vulnerability, but if he wants to […]

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Chapter 16 – the Beginning of Emi and Nate

PREVIOUS CHAPTERS CHAPTER 16 – NATE Pulling up to my house, I’m relieved to see that Victor isn’t here. Regardless, I take the parking spot in the detached garage.  I leave the windows cracked in the Ferrari and walk slowly toward the front door.  Even though I just smoked my last cigarette– hopefully– I’d rather not reek […]

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Chapter 15 – the Beginning of Emi and Nate

PREVIOUS CHAPTERS CHAPTER 15 – EMI “Can I join you two?” Startled, I look up to see Nate standing at the edge of our table. I’ve never seen him eat lunch in the cafeteria before.  He looks tired. “Have a seat,” I say, moving my bag off of the stool next to me and onto […]

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Chapter 14 – the Beginning of Emi and Nate

PREVIOUS CHAPTERS CHAPTER 14 – NATE My foot slips off the gas pedal, but I’m quick to recover.  “Misty can’t keep her mouth shut,” I tell her, turning the volume down. “Oh, it wasn’t Misty.  It was the other one.  Lauren, did you say?  The girl that’s no one special.”  I can hear judgment in […]

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Chapter 13 – the Beginning of Emi and Nate

PREVIOUS CHAPTERS CHAPTER 13 – EMI Which knight would I want? The one who’d pray to Mars, asking to win the battle so he could have me? Or the one who prayed to Venus, because he loved me so much. What did Emily say to Diana? If you have to give me to someone, give […]

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Chapter 12 – the Beginning of Emi and Nate

PREVIOUS CHAPTERS CHAPTER 12 – NATE Halfway through my cigarette, I check the time.  Twenty minutes until art.  I just hope I can hold it together.  I hope it’s not awkward between us.  I hope she can’t read what’s been on my mind non-stop since I left her on her doorstep yesterday morning. Still sleep-deprived– three […]

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Chapter 11 – The Beginning of Emi and Nate

PREVIOUS CHAPTERS CHAPTER 11 – EMI “Are you okay?” my mom asks as soon as I shut the door. “I’m fine, Mom.” “Why’d you do that, Em?  That was stupid!  We were looking all over for you!” “I just needed to get away,” I explain, still standing in the foyer.  Everyone else is standing, staring, […]

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Chapter 10 – The Beginning of Emi and Nate

PREVIOUS CHAPTERS CHAPTER 10 – NATE Her eyes get wider momentarily before she looks away.  So quickly deflated. “I’m really uncomfortable,” she says suddenly. “I’m sorry, I didn’t–” “No, I mean, this sweater…” “Oh,” I say, a little taken aback.  Maybe I misread her, but I wasn’t thinking this.  “Ummm…”  Neither of us can look […]

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