Narcissus Blinked

narcissus_lowThree Nashville-based novellas explore the perspectives, strengths, and flaws of creative people seeking meaning and fulfillment in a volatile world of responsibilities and distractions:

Narcissus Blinked
Prolonged disappointment can lead to self-absorption, which flows easily into distraction and, quite often, temptation. Enter a day in the life of suburban advertising executive Jacob, as new friends try to illuminate his blind spots and open his heart afresh to compassion.

The Terrifying Assimilation of the Self
Kate Hart`s fledgling career implodes, sending her into graduate school searching for healing and direction. New men with unclear motives enter her life, along with an older and wiser female classmate, as Kate embarks upon a heroine’s journey.

A Trickle of Consciousness
Boy loses dog. Boy meets girl. In the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, a single father’s hike in the woods leads to unexpected loss, love, and a chance to reconcile the past with the present.

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John Michael De Marco on Kindle