The Ex

The first email seemed innocuous enough. A few lines, a positive review for my new book and friendly salutations. Mark even asked about my parents. I should have seen the red flag, but instead I chose to give my ex the benefit of the doubt. After all, we had both found other partners and were … Continue reading The Ex

Vignettes of Life

I am happy to announce that Vignettes of Life, my third book, a collection of short and flash fiction stories is now available in digital and paperback formats. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08CD4X9BL Happy reading, Grateful to all my readers, Evelyne

Where does your inspiration come from?

I've been asked that question many times. My friend and mentor Deanna wonders if I am a writer or a Chameleon. My friend Arthur and I can't have a decent conversation without coming up with some story outline. My friend Justin calls me 'the idea generator' and my husband encourages me to work on one … Continue reading Where does your inspiration come from?

Annus Horribilis

Queen Elizabeth II called 1992 an annus horribilis, (that's Latin for horrible year). She added “1992 is not a year on which I shall look back with undiluted pleasure.” I, Evelyne Fallows, call 2020 my annus horribilis (or shitty year) and will definitely not look back at the first six months with any kind of … Continue reading Annus Horribilis

I Should Have Shut Them Up

A few years ago, as I was going through one of the most difficult periods of my life, I looked for help. I was living in Riyadh and a friend (forever grateful, May) recommended a psychotherapist she was convinced could help me. I postponed and postponed, convinced I could get over whatever was troubling me … Continue reading I Should Have Shut Them Up