Fantasy Humor Science Fiction Romance Holiday Romance

Shaped By You

By Debra Jess
Jun 22, 2019 · 7,277 words · 27 minutes

David is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created in marble between 1501 and 1504 by the Italian artist Michelangelo.

Photo by Steve Barker via Unsplash.

From the author: When Miriam sculpted The Perfect Man, she intended for him to stay put. Now he's missing, putting her future as an independent artist in jeopardy. Figures that she couldn't even get her Perfect Man to stay with her, never mind her ex-boyfriend. Now she has to figure out what to do with the naked stranger who's suddenly appeared in her loft, claiming he can help her find her Perfect Man.


by Debra Jess

“Ack, he’s naked!”

Miriam peeled open one eye from her supine position on the cold floor. Her gaze scraped past the unfinished ceiling of her loft to the object of her sister’s astonishment.

“Yes, he’s naked.” She pushed herself up, only to have an empty wine bottle roll off her chest and onto the floor. It kept rolling until it hit the other empty wine bottles lined up against the wall, knocking them over like bowling pins.

“Is he supposed to be naked?” Rivka...

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