In PARTICLES, Shawn Mihalik, author of Brand-Changing Day and The Flute Player, pulls us gently from our own reality before thrusting us violently into a deep, uncomfortable, and often hilarious exploration of the loneliness of existence and the connections we make as human beings in the first decades of the 21st Century.
Shawn was born in San Diego, California, in 1990, where he lived until he was seven.
In high school, he won several awards both as a writer for and editor-in-chief of his student newspaper, prompting him to study journalism before deciding that his passion for writing was better directed at fiction.
He is the author of three books: The Flute Player, Brand-Changing Day, and Particles.
Shawn currently lives in Helena, MT, with his fiancée.
In this novella from the author of Brand-Changing Day and Particles, young Kristy Kelly is forced to confront these questions. But like all answers, the ones Kristy finds come with consequences. And while watching the events of Kristy’s life unfold,