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

Blindly Outraged

Left eye. Blindness, acquired. These four words, stamped on my medical records and nonchalantly tossed around by doctors and nurses never fail to tick me off. These four, plain little words don't do me or my eye justice. And one, in particular, is used erroneously. Acquired. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary (around since 1828), to … Continue reading Blindly Outraged

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

When Broadway Comes to a Small French Village

This is an excerpt of the novel I'm working on, based on the screenplay written with Justin Warren Jackson, "Lighten Up!" The American Broadway star Andre Savroy inherits a property in Alsace, from a great-uncle he didn't even know existed. He discovers a small village that has more to offer than what meets the eye: … Continue reading When Broadway Comes to a Small French Village

Reading During the Lockdown

I recently read on social media that many people struggle reading and focusing during the covid 19 lockdown. I don't know about you, but I haven't had that problem yet. On the contrary, more than ever, reading is a way to escape the lockdown, travel without leaving my apartment, dream or reflect on life and … Continue reading Reading During the Lockdown