Adult Archives - DLW Story Teller

Growing Up Army (Story Collection)

This is Donna's story collection 'Growing Up Army', a personal narrative adventure of Donna’s army brat’s childhood. It is recommended for adults and teens.

Little Red (Single Story)

This story is featured on Donna's story collection 'Growing Up Army', a personal narrative adventure of Donna’s army brat’s childhood. It is recommended for adults and teens.

Samurai Over My Head (Single Story)

This story is featured on Donna's story collection 'Growing Up Army', a personal narrative adventure of Donna’s army brat’s childhood. It is recommended for adults and teens.

The West Indies (Single Story)

This story is featured on Donna's story collection 'Growing Up Army', a personal narrative adventure of Donna’s army brat’s childhood.

The Sugar Incident (Single Story)

This story is featured on Donna's story collection 'Growing Up Army', a personal narrative adventure of Donna’s army brat’s childhood. It is recommended for adults and teens.

The Lover’s Promise (Single Story)

My son, Devin, wrote this tale when he was ten. He was born on Halloween night. Currently, he wants to be a videogame designer. I expect that he’ll be able to do anything he puts his mind to. Thank you, Devin, for being your wonderful, frightening self.

The Boo Hag (Single Story)

This is a tale about my favorite witch. A special thanks to Sherry Norfolk for showing me how to do it.

Mr. Fox (Single Story)

Cautionary tales about falling in love with the wrong man have been around for ages. All that glitters is not gold.

A Brewery of Eggshells (Single Story)

This story is dedicated to Trish Tillman, a storyteller from my days at Northwestern University. I store the image of the swollen head looking over the side of the crib from her.

The Sword and the Rose (Story Collection)

The Sword and the Rose came about because I wanted to record some stories about relationships. The things women want and expect haven't changed much over the years. How those things are defined morphs back and forth, but the truths of what women want and need in order to...