Writings by: Elaine Fowler Palencia

This author has written 3 pieces

Dark Stars

You see a lot of it in law enforcement,” said Earl McClure, pouring himself another shot of Bulleit. “A family that one bad thing happens to, seemingly random, and then another and another, until it becomes a whole cluster of tragedies. And you don’t know why. Why them.” Jimbo Hunter…

Luck of the Draw

When the doorbell rang that early January afternoon in 1967, Florene Mullins had just turned on the two table lamps in the living room. The winter day was shading into twilight and shadows pooled in the corners, making her feel blue. She was considering fixing pork chops and fried potatoes…