Katherine Day

Finding Zoey

Finding Zoey

An unhappy boy heeds the pleas of his little sister

By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2018)

Sometimes, Tommy hated his sister. She was such a tease and he should have ignored her. At eleven years old, she was the younger of the two by just about a year and he should have been “man” about it and just walked away from her, but he didn’t. Tonya knew the teasing bothered him badly; so, she kept it up.

The Dress that Changed My Life - 4

The Dress that Changed My Life - 4

By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2016)
(When I saw the mint-colored dress in the shop window during a pre-Christmas shopping spree, I knew I wanted it. Little did I know where that dress might lead me. In this concluding chapter, I approach the New Year with both hope and fear.)

The Dress That Changed My Life - 3


The Dress that Changed My Life - 3



By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2016)
(We continue this holiday season story about the dress I saw in a store window while on a Christmas shopping trip. This special dress helped me realize a truth about myself.)

The Dress That Changed My Life - 2

The Dress that Changed My Life - 2

By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2016)
(It was just a dress I saw in a store window while on a Christmas shopping trip, but it helped me realize a truth about myself.)

The Dress That Changed My Life - 1

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The Dress that Changed My Life - 1

By Katherine Day

(Copyright 2016)
(It was just a dress I saw in a store window while on a Christmas shopping trip, but it helped me realize a truth about myself.)

The Loves of Julie Pearson

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The Loves of Julie Pearson


By Katherine Day



(Copyright 2014)


(Jason struggles to satisfy his two desires: to be a teacher and to be a woman named Julie. The journey appears to be impossible as Julie must conquer pain and frustration in seeking to find love and a career. Great thanks to Eric for his editing that spared the author from some horrible errors. This is a Novel-length story with 20 chapters. It is a sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”)

Aunt Adele Fashions a Plan

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Aunt Adele Fashions a Plan


By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2011)


(Another in the series of “Aunt Adele” stories. Orphaned at age 12, Terry goes to live with his Aunt Adele, where his girlish nature and lovely soprano voice takes him on stage — as a girl. “You could be Miss America,” a boy tells Terry, but it is in the midst of World War II and that complicates Terry’s future as a girl. What will Aunt Adele do?)

Aunt Adele's Niece

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Aunt Adele’s Niece


By Katherine Day


(Copyright 2011)
(This is the third in a series of Aunt Adele stories.This is a four-part series, based on earlier Aunt Adele stories, “Aunt Adele’s Christmas Gift” and “Aunt Adele’s Easter Pageant.” The reader need not read the earlier stories, but it is recommended by the author.)

The Aunt Adele Stories

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Live … That’s the message … Come poor child … Life’s a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death… Come on now child, live ... live … live ...” — famous scene in movie, “Auntie Mame”


The Aunt Adele Stories

These are the stories of how a dance teacher raised her 12-year-old orphaned nephew during World War II. The boy discovers how marvelous it is to be a girl.

Fashion Girl

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Fashion Girl
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)

A shy college boy discovers a new life and along with it great friends, career success and maybe even a lover.

(Great thanks to Eric for his meticulous proof-reading and for finding many inconsistencies in early drafts of this story.)

My Career as a Lovelorn Columnist

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My Career as a
Lovelorn Columnist


By Katherine Day


(Copyright 2013)


The defining of those columnists who offered advice about love as “lovelorn columnists” stems from the 1933 novel, “Miss Lonelyhearts,” by Nathaneal West, in which a trouble-making reporter is “demoted” by his editor to write the newspaper’s female-oriented advice column. The storyline was adapted into a 1933 movie, “Advice to the Lovelorn.” This is a story of how a young boy experiences the same fate.

Best Girlfriends Forever

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Best Girlfriends Forever


By Katherine Day


As high school boys, Milton and Adam developed a unique friendship for one magical year in which they both discovered their femininity. Then they were separated and they feared they’d never see each other again.

(Copyright 2014 - Editing by Eric)

Fashion Girl - 5

Fashion Girl - 5
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)
(A shy college boy discovers a new life and along with it great friends, career success and maybe even a lover. In this chapter a snowstorm helps enrich a romance. There is explicit sex in one scene.)

Fashion Girl - 1

Fashion Girl - 1
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)
(A shy college boy discovers a new life and along with it great friends, career success and maybe even a lover.) (Great thanks to Eric for his meticulous proof-reading and for finding many inconsistencies in early drafts of this story.)

A Doll's Life - 3

A Doll’s Life - 3

By Katherine Day

(A chubby ‘tween’ boy who is fascinated by the magic of dolls is overwhelmed by lovely dreams of living a different, but beautiful new life. This story is told in three parts. Here is the concluding part.) (Copyright 2016)

A Doll's Life - 2

A Doll’s Life - 2
By Katherine Day
(A chubby ‘tween’ boy who is fascinated by the magic of dolls is overwhelmed by lovely dreams of living a different, but beautiful new life. This story is told in three parts. Here is Part Two.) (Copyright 2014)

A Doll's Life - 1

A Doll’s Life - 1
By Katherine Day
(A chubby ‘tween’ boy who is fascinated by the magic of dolls is overwhelmed by lovely dreams of living a different, but beautiful new life. This story is told in three parts. Here is Part One.) (Copyright 2014)

Big Sister: A Sequel - 3

Big Sister: A Sequel - 3
By Katherine Day
(Copyright 2016)
(Paul's beautiful soprano voice and his fun at being a "Big Sister" creates a new and jarring reality. The third and last chapter of this novelette)

Big Sister: A Sequel - 2

Big Sister: A Sequel-2
By Katherine Day
(Paul discovers the joys of girlhood role as his role of ‘Big Sister’ blossoms. Entering a new school, his unusual talent takes him further into a new life.)
(Copyright 2016
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Big Sister: A Sequel - 1

Big Sister: A Sequel - 1
By Katherine Day
(Paul discovers the joys of girlhood role as his role of ‘Big Sister’ blossoms. Entering a new school, his unusual talent takes him further into a new life. A novelette in three parts.)
(Copyright 2016)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 20

The Loves of Julie Pearson – 20

By Katherine Day

(Julie Pearson has found success as a schoolteacher in a tough district, but her love life, since transitioning, has had its ups and downs and she is still wondering about her future. This chapter concludes the story of a remarkable and lovely young woman. Thanks to Eric for his guidance and help in this story. Copyright 2014.)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 19

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 19

By Katherine Day


(Julie looks like a woman and feels like a woman but finds that her transgendered status may stand in her way of finding love with a man. Edited by Eric. A sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”) (Copyright 2014)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 18

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 18
By Katherine Day
(A transgendered woman deserves to be loved, doesn't she? Julie begins to wonder about her future with men. Edited by Eric. A sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”) (Copyright 2014)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 17

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 17
By Katherine Day
(Julie looks like a woman and feels like a woman but finds that her transgendered status may stand in her way of finding love with a man. Edited by Eric. A sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”) (Copyright 2014)

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 16

The Loves of Julie Pearson - 16
By Katherine Day
(Julie wonders whether there’ll ever be a wedding in her future: What man would want a woman like her? She again meets with Randy, now eighteen and still infatuated with her. Desires and realism are in conflict. Thanks to Eric for his editing help. A sequel to two short stories published in 2013, “Julie’s Odyssey” and “Gifts for Julie.”) (Copyright 2014)

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