Category Archives: My Fiction

The Greatest Crime

I wrote this piece of flash fiction about two years ago in answer to a challenge by Thane in Vain to write a 500 word fiction using the phrase “the greatest crime.”  I think an argument can be made that … Continue reading

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Sleeper on the Loose!

I grew up on sci-if books and movies.  I love ’em!  It was great fun, then, for me to take a writing challenge and fashion a sci-if tale from it.  This story was written several years ago.  I hope you … Continue reading

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The Last Yodel

There is nothing I like better than a bit of horror.  In this story, written three years ago, an insomniac gets more than he bargained for when sleep eludes him… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Blame it on the insomnia – that damned inability … Continue reading

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The Things That Matter

This is a little story about big things ~ the things in life that seem (to me) most important.  I wrote this story three years ago in answer to a challenge by Keith Channing to write a story based on … Continue reading

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The Client

This quirky little story is a bit of fiendish fun.  There are some clients no public relations firm should take on… .  I hope you get some ghoulish delight from this tale, written three years ago.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Let me get … Continue reading

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C is for Cassandra

‘C is for Cassandra’ is part of a series of stories I am writing call ‘The Alphabet Soup Stories.’  Psychics have always intrigued me.  I can’t say I put much faith in them, but I do know that from time … Continue reading

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Second StarTo the Right…

Today’s story is one I wrote several years ago.  I had great fun writing this fanciful tale about the famous boy who never wanted to grow up.  I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. … Continue reading

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Jolene

This is a repost of an old story while I am on holiday.  I wrote ‘Jolene’ about three years ago.  I saw this woman so clearly, and her good hearted generosity stayed with me.  The story was written in response … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share: Friendship, Mickey Mouse, Flash Fiction & Waistlines

Hi everyone! Another weekend, and here I am, writing a Weekend Coffee Share and connecting with all of my blogger friends. How was your week? Please feel free to share. Here’s a link (here) for anyone who wants to join us … Continue reading

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The Sully Award Winner!

Originally posted on Hey, Look! A Writer Fellow!:
First things first: I owe everyone an apology. I was supposed to announce the winner of The Sully Award for Excellence in Writerishness last week, but the days got away from me.…

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