A TRANSCENDENT Excerpt: “Frogbaby” by Brett Petersen

It was an icy Friday evening at the beginning of February. Sheila stood by Dan’s side as he read the incomplete manuscript of Abe And Lily Visit Mazgua City to teens with cancer at the same hospital where they had lost Ryan. Dan meant to finish the book that week, but the emotional gravity that hung…

The Sound that Almost Destroyed Christmas by Brett Petersen

I almost killed my mother last night. Her scream was nearly the death of Christmas. The sun jumped off summer’s diving board and cracked itself open on the surface of a winter swimming pool. My mother was driving me home from an eyeglass shop. Bitterness churned in my mouth like rotten soda breath. My tongue…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with Brett Petersen

In our new author series, we’ll be offering a clairvoyant peek behind the veil of who and what makes up TRANSCENDENT. Here’s a glimpse at Brett Petersen and his story “Frogbaby.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? Among the things one should never Google is the term ‘frog baby.’ This will link you…