The Portfolio

 

Fiction Works

 

Twin Trinity Media

Elements of the Soul (August 2009)

The first installment of the Elements series, Elements of the Soulincludes “Jasper” and “Love Burns” by Lucinda Gunnin. “Jasper” is Lucinda’s story inspired by a conversation she had just after college with her uncle and features the incredible bond between a woman and her dog. “Love Burns” explores the darker side of young love and the consequences when it goes terribly wrong.

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Elements of Time: Past, Present, Future (February 2010)

Elements of Time features Lucinda’s “Love Always, Jake,” a romantic story that weaves a tale of a love that never dies, even when two lovers are torn apart by death. Lucinda’s poem “Mountain Lady” is also featured in Elements of Time.

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Elements of Dimension: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Reality (December 2010)

Elements of Dimension reflects Lucinda’s love of fantasy with her poem “Imp” and her story “The Ears Have It.” Her story edges into science fantasy when old magic must be called forth to save the world from the brink of nuclear annihilation.

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Circle 8 Writers

 

Consequences: A Short Story Anthology (September 2010)

Lucinda shows the consequences of one’s actions can be either good or great, depending on how well you manipulate the facts, in her stories “The Roommate” and “Silly Scilla.” A little help from the weather never hurts.

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Consequences: Crime and Punishment (October 2010)

Lucinda’s contribution to the anthology is the flash fiction piece “Cat Tales” inspired by her cat’s desire to play at all hours of the day and night and can be found in paperback and eBook here:

 

 

 

 

 

Dark Christmas (November 2010)

“The Perfect Gift” is Lucinda’s story about the dangers of an overly perfect neighbor and her Christmas parties.

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Roses and Thorns (February 2011)

Lucinda’s stories “Until the End of the World” and “Stew” show that with a little love, you can survive just about anything… maybe.

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The Writer’s Voice Vol. 8 (October 2009)

Lucinda’s short story “A Mother’s Love” is a modern fairy tale, loosely based on her friends Stephanna and Laurie, and set in the fairytale kingdom of California.

Lucinda Gunnin’s writing repertoire includes a number of compelling nonfiction pieces that can be found in publications from Chicken Soup for the Soul to The Best of Unsent Letters.

 

 

 

Non-Fiction Works

 

Chicken Soup for the Soul

Lucinda authored “A Diet for Living” which was included in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Shaping the New You (December 2010). Her piece touches on life and the gluten-free diet. For more information about Lucinda’s adventures in living gluten free, check out her blog Gluten Free 4 Life.

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Online Works

 

Online Articles

 

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