Daniel Boone Footsteps
6MS banner - 4 up.jpg

6-minute Stories

Everybody loves a good story
Listen to these 6-minute stories
from both new voices and experienced writers
from the Personal Essay/Story Publishing Project anthologies:
Bearing Up - 2018
Exploring - 2019.
Copies of both books available here.

"Eye of the Dolphin" by Arlene Mandell

An artist immerses herself in assisting other artists with compromised abilities and comes face to face with another being doing the same.


Arlene Mandell is an artist living in Linville, North Carolina. Her engaging portraits can be seen year-round at the Carlton Gallery in Banner Elk. Relocating two years ago from Miami to the Grandfather Mountain community inspired a love of writing. She is a member of the North Carolina Poetry Society and Sue Spirit's Writing Workshop in Vilas. Her essays and poems have appeared in Second Spring and Gateways literary anthologies.

Randell Jones