The Reluctant Caterpillar

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Still, Ella recognizes that constant change can be rough of military families, particularly children. She hopes Elliot's experience as a young pupa will particularly resonate with families in the service. "It seems to me that military families can find the good in each new assignment", she states, echoing a major theme of Caterpillar.

Ella was thrilled to discover she was a finalist in the MeeGenius writing contest. She advanced amongst a field of nearly four hundred to reach the final fourteen.

Four victorious authors will receive a publishing contract; their work will be beautifully rendered and disseminated to the public.

The fate of each finalist, however, rests in the hands of the public.  To read the story, and to support her work, please visit You can read more free stories at Ella's official website,