Emanuella Martin is a writer of fiction and non-fiction. She is also the founder of Snow Goose Press, an author-owned, cooperative indie publishing house. As a fiction writer, Emanuella’s stories … View More about About Emanuella Martin
How to Break a Horse is a short story about domestic violence, the generational conditioning that keeps women locked in cycles of abuse, and how the desire for freedom cannot be chained or broken.
Anaka and Preston are economic casualties of the 2009 recession, who are forced to leave the San Francisco Bay Area and move to an off-grid cabin in the middle of the Sierra mountains to minimize their expenses. They soon find that they love rustic living.
But when their rich city friends swing by for a visit, the two couples are forced to confront their feelings about love, money, status, and what it means to live a good life.
This 10,000-word novelette is a story about love, friendship, loyalty, and finding happiness in a world that has a narrow definition of success.