Short Story: How to Survive the Wild

A few years ago, I wrote a book called Turtle Treasure as my NaNoWriMo novel. I never published it, but it was a fun and non-serious novel about adventure in the face of deep-seated fears. This is an adapted excerpt from that novel, and it recently won a prize in a short story contest.

All the NaNoWriMo words

Here’s a peek at my NaNoWriMo word count stats, and how I made a phobia-ridden turtle trainer get on a plane for a scavenger hunt in Fiji.