"Could it be that sometimes it is easier to hold someone tighter and tighter just because there is so much pain in the distance? Up close, skin to skin, within an inch of your life, you concentrate on that, warm and wet and the scratch of his beard rubbing your cheek raw."

Carol Snyder is payroll manager for a global logistics company. While she does numbers really well, it’s words that make her happy. To date she has written two stage plays, Marginalized which is about the last days of a marriage and, Getting Out examines the damage done by multinational companies in the third world. Carol has finished a YA novel called Summer’s Light and is now finishing a sequel, with the working title: Louise Summers’s logbook where things go missing are later found.