The Borrowed Umbrella

The Borrowed Umbrella By Sandy Lo ©April 2012 December in Manhattan was bitter and hectic. Dee Dee ventured in the city anyhow, along with her eldest sister, CeCe. They took the express bus from Staten Island. The weather, according to CeCe, who checked things…

The Boondocks: From Staten Island to Nashville

Being a born and raised New York City girl, country music wasn’t a consistency in my life. Music was, though. I grew up in the South Beach projects in Staten Island, and though it wasn’t the best neighborhood, it was my home. I can’t…

The Watch Dog: Become A Character Twitter Contest!

Now that Sandy Lo hit the 400 follower mark on Twitter, she is holding a special contest open to her followers only!  The winner of this contest will have a character in Sandy Lo’s upcoming novel “The Watch Dog” based on them!  This character…

The Umbrella Short Story Series

“The Umbrella Series” is a creative writing project Sandy began in 2011 to express her quirks about umbrellas and how she dislikes them.  Taking what she describes as a “silly pet peeve” into a deeper meaning by associating the hatred of umbrellas with experiences…

The Watch Dog – Chapter 1

A cigarette sat in a filthy ashtray in the tiny kitchen.  Garrett Baker hung up the telephone with a sigh.  His mother didn’t sound as pleasant as he had hoped.  They hadn’t spoken much in the past couple of years, and he knew she…