Welcome; music and writing.

An ENORMOUS and HEARTFELT welcome to chandlerkaiden.com and my blog here!  It’s such a pleasure to finally have a respectable web presence, a place where I can gather news and information related to the great love of my life and the only work that has ever really mattered to me–writing. The very basics about me are elsewhere on this site, …

Defense Mechanism

Eleven-year-old Sylvie Banders knew something was wrong when the school bus turned onto her street and she saw both her parents’ cars in the driveway.  Last time that had happened, her grandmother had been killed by a train. Uh oh. Sylvie’s stop was the last on the route.  She stood on the curb and watched as the bus pulled away …