Synopsis: With her Amish parents' twentieth anniversary approaching, eighteen-year-old Sylvia Miller stumbles across a surprise--the old brass tinderbox her clockmaker father keeps in his Lancaster County shop has been left unlocked. Against her better judgment, Sylvia opens the cherished heirloom, not realizing that what she is about to discover will splinter apart... Continue Reading →
Writing Challenge! Take 2,500 words (about ten pages double-spaced) to start or complete your first chapter. End with a cliffhanger or a lead-in to further the plot development.