Literally Literary
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Literally Literary

One Snapshot

True-life fiction

Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash

Maggie knocks gently outside her daughter’s bedroom door. “Can I come in?”

The sixteen-year-old shouts, “No!”

“Come on! Pretty please with sprinkles on top?”

Nothing.

Maggie rests her hand on the doorknob. Should I turn it and enter, breaking our house privacy rule? Is this a matter of life or death? If so, barge in. If

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Nancy Solak

Nancy Solak

born tricked out with anxiety, a reluctant traveler (www.areluctanttraveler.net), writer of travel memoir, facilitates writing workshops, loves hearing stories