Lisa J. Sharon began writing fiction while on hiatus from her legal career. Her short stories can be found in Kestrel, the Whiskey Island Magazine, Dead Mule and Red Sky. She lives in Cleveland and is currently working on her first novel.
I’ve been thinking about punctuated equilibrium. Just the name is cool. The theory is that not all evolution takes place slowly and incrementally. Sometimes a group from a larger population breaks off—maybe the group gets isolated because of a flood or something—and because the population is small, the individuals undergo rapid evolutionary change. When they’re […]