Of the many short stories Dawn Rae’s published in literary journals, some have won awards and notice. Here are two of the award-winners, just for you:
Hansel and Gretel
But never mind Clinton, Rollo said. The draft lottery wasn't a lottery anyway, not for anyone. It wasn't random. All the days of the year—even February 29th for leap year—all three hundred and sixty-six dates written on three hundred and sixty-six cards went in sequence into the barrel. It wasn't spun enough to mix the cards up and make the dates truly random, and most of the later dates stayed on top, so that the numbers drawn out first—the low numbers—were likely to be for birthdays in the second half of the year.
Where was Bob Barker when you needed him, someone who could have done this right? Where were Janice and Holly and Anitra? Vanna?