What the Stories in Risky Issues are About

Ebook Cover - Risky Issues by Lorraine Reguly Risky Issues black and red cover

Risky Issues is actually a collection of short stories that I wrote a while ago, and I chose the best ones for this collection.

I had a few issues of my own regarding creating the cover. I had two designers create these ones, and then tried to create one of my own. Ultimately, I paid someone to design the cover you see here now, using my limited budget. I was the one who created the stick figure, though! 😉

What the Stories in Risky Issues are About

The stories in Risky Issues bring to light many issues faced by children, teenagers, and even adults: identity, drugs, abuse, death and friendship.

The first story, The Secrets of the Study, is about a girl who enters her father’s study to get some blank printer paper but instead finds papers that reveal she is adopted. To compound things, her father catches her…

The second story, Pamela in the Park, is about a teenage girl who is out past curfew and is supposed to meet a temperamental drug dealer in the park to give him back some drugs she was holding for him. He doesn’t show up, but a policeman does…

The third story, The Day Adam Saw Red, is about sexual abuse. Adam, a victim, gives a speech to his class about this topic, and then goes outside to sit under an oak tree to ponder his dire situation, as his speech was a masked cry for help. He is befriended by the school custodian, who is thought to be “creepy,” but who takes the time to speak to him to help solve his problem…

In the final story, My Best Friend, a young girl finds out that her Grandma’s dog died. She thinks of Snoopy as her own, and is devastated…

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Author: Lorraine Reguly

Lorraine Reguly, BA/BEd, is an English teacher-turned-freelancer for hire. She offers 4 different services on Wording Well: writing (including blogging and ghostwriting); editing; and mentoring. She also helps others become published authors! Check out her services and see what she can do for you to help you!

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