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They called him The Wizard.

He didn’t wear a robe or a pointed hat.

He wasn’t very clever or skilled.

But anyone who met him couldn’t help but smile. 21 more words

Short Stories

Independence Day: A short story

The prompt for this story was to work 3 particular words into a story. The words are:

1. art
2. sisters
3. Cobwebs

Murder was like art.

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I Went Bump

Flash Fiction #55

PHOTO PROMPT – © Jean L. Hays


I managed to acquire a small commercial lot downtown, near the sports arena, perfect for a deli/restaurant.  107 more words


The Third Name

“But if it’s his middle name, wouldn’t that make it his second name? I mean, if we’re counting names wouldn’t it make more sense for us to try to find out his last name? 977 more words

A Walk Home in August

Her nose burned and began to drip as the wind blew past the scattering of small houses ahead of her, swept across the fanning soybean fields her neighbors owned, struck her face, and seethed onward toward the county line behind her, onward toward his house. 85 more words

Creative Writing

Castle in Winter

I wrap myself up again to dare the icy stairwell. Maybe we’ll find each other again. I’ll read a book and you’ll carve another dragon.  258 more words