My short story published in The Elixir’s 2015-16 edition:
Speak by Katelyn Rochford-Price
The door chimed as she walked in, the sound almost lost amongst the gurgle of the espresso machine, the whir of whipped cream, and the chatter of caffeinated customers.
“Hi! Welcome to Starbucks,” he said brightly. Geez chill out—you’ll scare her off.
She smiled slightly. Hello, Jim.
“Would you like to try our new Pumpkin Spice Latte? It’s a seasonal favorite,” he said quickly. Slow down, stupid.
She shook her head. That sounds yummy, but I’m a creature of habit.
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