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The Dress that Changed My Life - 4

The Dress that Changed My Life - 4

By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2016)
(When I saw the mint-colored dress in the shop window during a pre-Christmas shopping spree, I knew I wanted it. Little did I know where that dress might lead me. In this concluding chapter, I approach the New Year with both hope and fear.)

The Dress That Changed My Life - 3


The Dress that Changed My Life - 3



By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2016)
(We continue this holiday season story about the dress I saw in a store window while on a Christmas shopping trip. This special dress helped me realize a truth about myself.)

The Dress That Changed My Life - 2

The Dress that Changed My Life - 2

By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2016)
(It was just a dress I saw in a store window while on a Christmas shopping trip, but it helped me realize a truth about myself.)

The Dress That Changed My Life - 1

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December 2016 Spirit of Giving Story Contest Entry

The Dress that Changed My Life - 1

By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2016)
(It was just a dress I saw in a store window while on a Christmas shopping trip, but it helped me realize a truth about myself.)

Fashion Girl - 15

Fashion Girl – 15

By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2016)
(A shy college boy discovers a new life and along with it great friends, career success and maybe even a lover. This chapter concludes our story.)

The Loves of Julie Pearson

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The Loves of Julie Pearson


By Katherine Day



(Copyright 2014)


(Jason struggles to satisfy his two desires: to be a teacher and to be a woman named Julie. The journey appears to be impossible as Julie must conquer pain and frustration in seeking to find love and a career. Great thanks to Eric for his editing that spared the author from some horrible errors. This is a Novel-length story with 20 chapters. It is a sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”)

Aunt Adele Fashions a Plan

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Aunt Adele Fashions a Plan


By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2011)


(Another in the series of “Aunt Adele” stories. Orphaned at age 12, Terry goes to live with his Aunt Adele, where his girlish nature and lovely soprano voice takes him on stage — as a girl. “You could be Miss America,” a boy tells Terry, but it is in the midst of World War II and that complicates Terry’s future as a girl. What will Aunt Adele do?)

Aunt Adele's Niece

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Aunt Adele’s Niece


By Katherine Day


(Copyright 2011)
(This is the third in a series of Aunt Adele stories.This is a four-part series, based on earlier Aunt Adele stories, “Aunt Adele’s Christmas Gift” and “Aunt Adele’s Easter Pageant.” The reader need not read the earlier stories, but it is recommended by the author.)

The Aunt Adele Stories

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Live … That’s the message … Come poor child … Life’s a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death… Come on now child, live ... live … live ...” — famous scene in movie, “Auntie Mame”


The Aunt Adele Stories

These are the stories of how a dance teacher raised her 12-year-old orphaned nephew during World War II. The boy discovers how marvelous it is to be a girl.

Fashion Girl

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Fashion Girl
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)

A shy college boy discovers a new life and along with it great friends, career success and maybe even a lover.

(Great thanks to Eric for his meticulous proof-reading and for finding many inconsistencies in early drafts of this story.)

My Career as a Lovelorn Columnist

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My Career as a
Lovelorn Columnist


By Katherine Day


(Copyright 2013)


The defining of those columnists who offered advice about love as “lovelorn columnists” stems from the 1933 novel, “Miss Lonelyhearts,” by Nathaneal West, in which a trouble-making reporter is “demoted” by his editor to write the newspaper’s female-oriented advice column. The storyline was adapted into a 1933 movie, “Advice to the Lovelorn.” This is a story of how a young boy experiences the same fate.

Best Girlfriends Forever

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Best Girlfriends Forever


By Katherine Day


As high school boys, Milton and Adam developed a unique friendship for one magical year in which they both discovered their femininity. Then they were separated and they feared they’d never see each other again.

(Copyright 2014 - Editing by Eric)

Fashion Girl - 5

Fashion Girl - 5
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)
(A shy college boy discovers a new life and along with it great friends, career success and maybe even a lover. In this chapter a snowstorm helps enrich a romance. There is explicit sex in one scene.)

Fashion Girl - 4

Fashion Girl - 4
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)
(A shy college boy discovers a new life and along with it great friends, career success and maybe even a lover.)

Chapter 4 – Absence Makes Heart Grow Fonder

Fashion Girl - 1

Fashion Girl - 1
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)
(A shy college boy discovers a new life and along with it great friends, career success and maybe even a lover.) (Great thanks to Eric for his meticulous proof-reading and for finding many inconsistencies in early drafts of this story.)

A Doll's Life - 3

A Doll’s Life - 3

By Katherine Day

(A chubby ‘tween’ boy who is fascinated by the magic of dolls is overwhelmed by lovely dreams of living a different, but beautiful new life. This story is told in three parts. Here is the concluding part.) (Copyright 2016)

A Doll's Life - 2

A Doll’s Life - 2
By Katherine Day
(A chubby ‘tween’ boy who is fascinated by the magic of dolls is overwhelmed by lovely dreams of living a different, but beautiful new life. This story is told in three parts. Here is Part Two.) (Copyright 2014)

A Doll's Life - 1

A Doll’s Life - 1
By Katherine Day
(A chubby ‘tween’ boy who is fascinated by the magic of dolls is overwhelmed by lovely dreams of living a different, but beautiful new life. This story is told in three parts. Here is Part One.) (Copyright 2014)

Big Sister: A Sequel - 3

Big Sister: A Sequel - 3
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)
(Paul's beautiful soprano voice and his fun at being a "Big Sister" creates a new and jarring reality. The third and last chapter of this novelette)

Big Sister: A Sequel - 2

Big Sister: A Sequel-2
By Katherine Day
(Paul discovers the joys of girlhood role as his role of ‘Big Sister’ blossoms. Entering a new school, his unusual talent takes him further into a new life.)
(Copyright 2016
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Big Sister: A Sequel - 1

Big Sister: A Sequel - 1
By Katherine Day
(Paul discovers the joys of girlhood role as his role of ‘Big Sister’ blossoms. Entering a new school, his unusual talent takes him further into a new life. A novelette in three parts.)
(Copyright 2016)

The Advisor - 6

The Advisor - 6
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)
(My name is Pernod, but everyone knows me as Perry. They say I’m really good at giving advice to teenage girls. But I’m a boy, or am I?)

The Advisor - 4

The Advisor - 4
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)
(My name is Pernod, but everyone knows me as Perry. They say I’m really good at giving advice to teenage girls. But I’m a boy, or am I?)

The Advisor - 2

The Advisor -- 2
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)
(My name is Pernod, but everyone knows me as Perry. They say I’m really good at giving advice to teenage girls. But I’m a boy, or am I?)

The Advisor - 1

The Advisor 1
By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2016)


(My name is Pernod, but everyone knows me as Perry. They say I’m really good at giving advice to teenage girls. But I’m a boy, or am I?)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 20

The Loves of Julie Pearson – 20

By Katherine Day

(Julie Pearson has found success as a schoolteacher in a tough district, but her love life, since transitioning, has had its ups and downs and she is still wondering about her future. This chapter concludes the story of a remarkable and lovely young woman. Thanks to Eric for his guidance and help in this story. Copyright 2014.)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 19

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 19

By Katherine Day


(Julie looks like a woman and feels like a woman but finds that her transgendered status may stand in her way of finding love with a man. Edited by Eric. A sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”) (Copyright 2014)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 18

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 18
By Katherine Day
(A transgendered woman deserves to be loved, doesn't she? Julie begins to wonder about her future with men. Edited by Eric. A sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”) (Copyright 2014)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 17

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 17
By Katherine Day
(Julie looks like a woman and feels like a woman but finds that her transgendered status may stand in her way of finding love with a man. Edited by Eric. A sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”) (Copyright 2014)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 16

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 16
By Katherine Day
(Julie wonders whether there’ll ever be a wedding in her future: What man would want a woman like her? She again meets with Randy, now eighteen and still infatuated with her. Desires and realism are in conflict. Thanks to Eric for his editing help. A sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”) (Copyright 2014)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 15

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 15
By Katherine Day


(Ms. Julie Pearson discovers the life of an attractive young lady is not all peaches and cream, as she finds both promise and disappointment from men. Might the life of a transgendered woman bring loneliness and isolation? Again, thanks to Eric for his sharp editing and pertinent suggestions. A sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”) (Copyright 2014)

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