Indigo Night Memories
I love writing stories about families and siblings. My stories are usually contemporary and are packed with emotions, tough situations, and community.
Feisty tweens. Spunky siblings. Families (nuclear and non-nuclear) Descriptive writing. Lyrical writing. Emotional writing.
I’m not a huge fan of sci-fi fantasies.
Indigo Winkler helps her Dad run the most popular bakery in town. She is determined to add to her stamp club, block out the gum poppers, knuckle crackers, and keyboard tappers of the world, and sign up for Winterfest; the annual giving day in town, all while trying to navigate what it means to grow up. Without her mother around she is nothing but confused. When discovers a secret message on her latest collection and finds out about a wildfire in California that is racing toward Zoey, her best friend, she will need to piece together the message, find a way to save her best friend, and put her Winterfest scheme in action- which she first has less than two weeks to come up with.
Waking up with the stars wasn’t all that bad. I’ve been getting up before the sun for practically my whole life. Okay, maybe not my whole life. I’m only twelve, but for the last nine years, since I was four. That’s what happens when you’re the only child of a baker. This was the routine we created. Dad, he gave it to me ever since I taught myself how to use the typewriter up in my apartment. I don’t even think you can call it that. There was a small kitchen against one wall, a desk in front of one of the window- where the typewriter sat, and a sky-blue curtain Dad let me hang up for privacy.
I lift the chair at the desk, so it doesn’t scrape the floor, even though I know my Dad is already awake. Plopping down in front of the typewriter, I pull my curls up into a messy bun and rub the little eye-crispies from the corners of my eyes. I load the paper and get to work on the menu for the day. Fresh brewing coffee slithers up the stairs and into the apartment. It’s the best smell, other than homemade cinnamon rolls.
FRESH BAKED CINNAMON ROLLS. APPLE TURNOVERS. SUGAR COOKIES. RICE CRISPY TREATS. INDIGO NIGHT COOKIES (the bakery specialty). Dad and I like to keep things simple.
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