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Nobody Important

Over at my blog, I posted awhile back about how writing prompts can help a struggling writer. In that post I highlighted Eat. Create. Repeat. – Kira’s blog where she posts regular prompts that run the gamut from poetry prompts … Continue reading

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Utopia Pending

A few months ago, I was invited to contribute a short story to a collection that would revolve around the theme of utopia … as an antidote to the dystopian literature that seems so prevalent these days. I actually came … Continue reading

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Deviation

A few years ago I decided to try writing a story entirely in dialogue. I can’t say I got entirely there, but it’s close. I added another wrinkle to the experiment. Every few hundred words, I picked a word from … Continue reading

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The Jump, Chapter 4 — Walking Through

I made a decision today. Awhile back I had thought I would take this story into hibernation with the idea I’d finish it and go from there. But writing it continues to be like pulling teeth with a rusty pair … Continue reading

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The Jump, Chapter 3 — Council Bluffs

It’s been awhile. More than a year ago, I wrote a short story. At least I thought it was a short story. The story is called The Jump. It’s somewhat hard to believe it has been 15 months since I … Continue reading

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An Obituary

His name was Sebastian Cole. His friends called him Bas ‘cause that’s what his brother Wilson called him.  The three syllables were too much for his little brother.  Bas was all he could handle.  It stuck. Others called him Sebastard … Continue reading

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Shady Acres — The End

Chapters 1 and 2 are here. Chapters 3 and 4 are here. Chapters 5 and 6 are here. Chapters 7 and 8 are here.   Chapter 9.  The End “Come on, gentlemen.  They’re just about done serving lunch.” “Eh.” Mike … Continue reading

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