Childhood Story “The Mysterious Relatives”

I found this short story from my childhood tucked away in a bright yellow folder, written in my careful script. I was probably about 11 when I wrote it. I hadn’t read it in years and expected to discover that The Mysterious Relatives was one of my Cathy Summers mysteries. As I flipped through it,…

Childhood Mystery: The Fairview Treasure

Here’s another one of my childhood writing excerpts. I can barely decipher my handwriting on this 25-year-old fifth grade writing assignment as I wrote it in pencil. I remember writing this story, which I titled The Fairview Treasure. Back then, I was reading a lot of Phyllis A. Whitney books, as well as the Nancy…

Childhood Story: Mystery of Stolen Art Treasure

As I mentioned earlier in my blog, I’ve been writing mystery stories since I was in elementary school. I store them all in a huge clear plastic bin in one of my closets. I stumbled across this one, The Mystery of the Stolen Art Treasure, in a light blue folder. I wrote it in careful…

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