Often, we overlook the uncommon acts of everyday folks that define our collective humanity, like in 1952, when Albert Gunter’s quick thinking saved twenty souls from plummeting into the Thames.
I took second place in my round for the NYCM Short Story contest with Baby Jane Doe. I didn’t post that story here because I know I can find it a home somewhere pretty much as-is (even though my judging feedback was all-over-the-damned-place). So yeah, round 2. I didn’t have time to write, so of… Continue reading #Blessed – The Horror of all Horrors
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Ricki felt so grown up, living on her own and making her way as a cashier in her hometown grocery store. Her life was simple until a stranger revealed her past, and a secret that could very well cost her life.
My Round-One NYCM short story, “The Price of Progress,” scored a solid second place in my heat. I’m pretty pleased, considering I didn’t write for the first four days of my eight-day round, and then dumped three ideas down the hole before finding my stride. So yeah, second place. That meant I was provided a… Continue reading Round One Success and a Busy Round-Two Weekend
The pasture was set and the entries paid, but Bessie, this year’s star of Cow Plop Bingo, was murdered at dawn. Honestly, who shoots a cow?
Mystery in 1000 words or less is possible. I think. We’ll see what the judges have to say.
Flash Fiction: Dwight and Scooter thought they would just have a bit of fun on a lazy evening. Little did they know how far it would go once Dad got involved.
I complained at my prompt. I swore a little. But once I got over my snit, I came up with an idea and ran with it.