Teased and timid, William Randall Monro, Worm to everyone who knows him, can't even stand up for himself. Bullied since grade school, 17-year-old Worm is close to the breaking point. When his mom's latest boyfriend crosses the line, Worm decides to take a stand. He's finally realized he's got nothing to lose.
At times stark and often jarring*, this foray into the inner life of William Randall Monro (Worm) adds a psychological layer to contemporary urban fiction and speaks to the harsh reality that many victims of sexual assault and bullying endure.
Worm, A Coming of Age Novella (about 40 pages), available via CreateSpace (paperback) or Amazon (paperback or Kindle).
(*Adult content, including incidents of abuse, strong language, sexual themes, and violence.)