**CONTENT WARNING: Contains explicit language describing sexual assault.**
When a woman finds herself in a terrifying situation, she decides to fight back.
We’re so excited to feature the amazing Carrie Newell reading her harrowing piece! You won’t want to miss this one.
Carrie Newell is an aspiring writer currently completing her MFA in Screenwriting at CSUN. Having spent much of her childhood and all of her adult life pursuing acting, Carrie has a found love of stories and the characters that create them. She loves to travel and was lucky enough to briefly study martial arts in Northern China. Currently, she’s working on multiple film and television projects and happily receives loads of encouragement from her dog, Mishka, in the form of face licks. Carrie is thrilled to be able to share her story, “The Awakening,” on Nobody Reads Short Stories.