Tag: fiction

Silence on the Hill

December 16, 2013
Silence on the Hill

I pulled the black ski mask down over my face to fight off the biting cold. When I heard the …Read the Rest

Grandpa Still Carves the Turkey

The vibration of the wheels on the old hardwood floors brought a silence to the house. As everyone gathered around, …Read the Rest

Stinky Fish

June 17, 2013
Stinky Fish

I leaned over the side of the boat. Again. I fail to understand why anyone thinks this is getting back …Read the Rest

Front and Center

June 10, 2013
Front and Center

 

Broken Glass

April 1, 2013
Broken Glass

I leaned back in my chair so I could see over the cubicle wall. 8:41. He’s late. Then I heard …Read the Rest

NANOWRIMO

March 25, 2013
NANOWRIMO

What is so special about November for writers? NaNowriMo. NAtionalNOvelWRItingMOnth. It’s especially important for those of us who write short …Read the Rest

Beyond the Shirt and Tie

March 11, 2013
Beyond the Shirt and Tie

The starched collar left no question that this was a serious matter. Job interviews always are. As he stepped into …Read the Rest

Keys to Freedom

February 25, 2013
Keys to Freedom

She knew better, but she did it anyway. Again. **Ring** “Hello. How much do you charge to change the ignition …Read the Rest

It’s Gonna Be a Blowout

February 4, 2013
It’s Gonna Be a Blowout

From door to door, all the way down the dormitory hallway, the words were whispered. “It’s gonna be a blowout!” …Read the Rest

Fold or Raise

January 30, 2013
Fold or Raise

The silence was broken by the sound of ice rattling in Jim’s rocks glass of bourbon. He swished the drink …Read the Rest

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