Meet E.V. Sparrow

Erin is E.V. Sparrow. I am a wife, mother, grandmother, and was a caregiver for my mom. Friends and family describe me as imaginative, funny, and underestimated. View my current newsletter HERE to see what I've been up to. Sign-up to follow my journey here and receive access to freebies. Please view my Amazon Author... Continue Reading →

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1960 Home Spa Days

#haircolor #1960s #siblings Two bored sisters created an At-Home-Spa-Day in the Summer of 1960. It wasn't in their budgets to pay hairdressers for cutting, styling, or coloring—my Aunt changed my Mom's partly gray hair into a warm Auburn color. The do-it-yourself project was successful. Their friends and family members wanted to join in on the... Continue Reading →

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Wind in the Firs

Proud of my second place win for the Flash Fiction contest through Inspire Writers. Contests are perfect for giving feedback on what captures a reader's interest. Hope you enjoy it, and please leave me your thoughts. 1 Jan.Wind in the FirsDownload

Ella’s Heart

My third published short story by Inspire Press included in their Inspire Love compilation. Sometimes, love is expressed by a person in ways others don't understand, or appreciate. Actions which come out of Ella's love create comfort for herself, but pain in someone dear to her. Click here for her love story. EV_Ella'sHeart

Meghan O’Meara’s Bowl

Meaghan O'Meara's Prayer Bowl, is my first short story, and published in 2015, by Inspire Press in the Forgiveness compilation. You can find the book on Amazon. While I cringe at my beginner's lack of skills, I'm grateful to my critique group for making it publishable, and for their patience and belief in me as a writer.Dearest... Continue Reading →

Soles, a Published Short Story

What would you do, if you unexpectedly witnessed an alarming spectacle? What if a shoe moved on its own volition? Would you tell someone, or believe it was your imagination? Read this true story to discover remarkable events. Click link below for the full story, and enjoy! EV_Soles

Unexpected Grace Short Story

Unexpected Grace, tells the story of two friends, in 1982, who travel together across the Sinai Peninsula going to Cairo, Egypt. The friends were told by other travelers how much to pay for taxis, lodging, and expenses. When they haggle, a dangerous confrontation occurs. How will they handle it? With unexpected grace. click this link... Continue Reading →

Don’t Bypass Joy, My Love

Have you heard of Murphy's law? It's a saying like "when it rains, it pours." This story covers my fiancé's surgery in 2016, three months before our wedding, when my mom lived with me, and I sold my home. These major events are stressful one at a time, but I was overwhelmed with three. God... Continue Reading →

Chills

A very short story I wrote in single syllables required by the submissions guidelines for Short andSweet Goes Fourth, available at Grace Publishing. One warm day, in Spring, two friends and mothers of pre-school children go to a local park and expect a lazy, and enjoyable day.  One mother, Beth, has persistent chills, before they encountered... Continue Reading →

Stranded

1982 set in London's Heathrow Airport. A young woman traveling overseas leaves her friends in Scotland to return to the United States. When she arrives at Heathrow to purchase a stand-by ticket, she discovers the price has increased, and she doesn't have enough money. She is stranded. What can she do? strandedinspire-5Download

Sword of Truth

My first very short story published by Grace Publishing in 2017. The editor's challenge for acceptance into Grace's Short and Sweet, Too compilation, was the requirement for all stories to be under 300 words, and restricted to single syllables. I finally learned how to write much tighter! Hoping you enjoy this story. swordoftruth-3Download

My First Book Review

The Forbidden Gift by Debra TorresMy rating: 5 of 5 starsThe Forbidden Gift, was my first experience reading Amish fiction. I enjoyed being educated and immersed in aspects of their culture. If you like stories of redemption, reconciliation, and suspense, I highly recommend this novel. Well done!View all my reviews

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