The Nightmare at Golden Acres – Short Story by Cindy Crawford Garrett

Watch the July 2016 Winning Short Story Reading. 

Reading Performed by actor Val Cole

The Nightmare at Golden Acres by by Cindy Crawford Garrett

Get to know the winning writer:

1. What is your 1pg Short Story about?

Rape victims of any age, can even happen at our elderly care facilities.

2. What genres would you say this short story is in?


3. How would you describe this story in two words?


4. What movie have you seen the most in your life?

Pretty Woman

5. How long have you been working on this story?

1 week

6. Do you have an all-time favorite novel?


7. What motivated you to write this story?

Visiting a nursing facility and being made aware these very disturbing situations happen.

8. What artist would you love to have dinner with?

Norman Rockwell

9. Apart from writing, what else are you passionate about?

Family, history, music, gardening, agriculture

10. What influenced you to enter the 1pg. Short Story contest?

Recognition for this topic on our elderly.

11. Any advice or tips you’d like to pass on to other writers?

Write on what you our passionate about. Write, edit, write more and reread after a little time passes.

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