Who I Am and What I Do


I live in the gorgeous Carolinas with an Austrian-American and too many cats for an apartment. We have 5! tuxie rescue kittehs: Angel, Charlie, Susi, Jenny, and Luna. In Cute Cat Corner, learn how each one became part of our family.

During our yearly family visit to Austria, we take a mini-vacay; 2018 was Ireland for my 50th and now I want to move there. Haha!

As a writer, I’ve geared my space here toward readers. I love reading, and it would be fantabulous if you loved reading my work. Check out my Short Story page for published pieces and my blogblogbog for Flash Fiction Friday originals.

Dig into my book reviews. I read literary—preferably with speculative elements or magical realism, fantasy, horror, sci-fi, thrillers, mysteries, and historical fiction in general, occasionally branching out to romance and non-fiction.  If you’re an author who likes my style, see if I’d like to review your book—digital version is preferable. I post a new review (if not two) Mondays.

My artist series is now named Storyteller Showcase! Every Wednesday, you can read about an author, photographer, or other artist’s creative process and connect with that artist through social media.

I’ll do my best to have a new piece for Flash Fiction Friday! Keep coming back. Oh, if you wish to share your original flash fiction, let me know. I love showcasing other’s work.

Follow me on Facebook (click below!) and Twitter (also below!). You can reach me directly at laelbraday@gmail.com. I even have an author page at Goodreads! I’m positive I’m the only Lael Braday in the universe.

Have a lovely day!

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