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139. Scenes from the Second Seat on the Right

Wednesday, January 17th, 5:55pm
Marchare (and Don Kee)

Marchare sits at the window, hands on the seat in front. Don Kee takes the seat beside him. 146 more words


Of sports memorabilia and self-promises

I wrote a lot over the years. Short novels, fanfictions, sometimes I drew from my own life. There is a bit of everything. This short story blows out its first candle next week and it seems forever. 2,960 more words


Afterlife, INC. (Chapter 1)

Chapter 1: Acquisition 

“Hey. Hey, Mike! Pssssstt.” I gave a mental sigh at the interruption of my music and swiveled my desk chair back to peer around the grey wall of my cubical. 2,640 more words

Stories And Things

The Smithville High School Booster Club Marching Band

The OLWG prompts this week are: One of my favorites; What could go wrong?; Bandleader

I had to laugh when my friend told me Erin McMurray applied to be the Smithville High School Booster Club Marching Bandleader. 553 more words

Writing Prompt

Story Sale: FIRE

I’m pleased to announce that my story “Cold Comfort” will be appearing in FIRE: DEMONS, DRAGONS AND DJINN from Tyche Books, edited by Rhonda Parrish. More info and full Table of Contents at the link! 11 more words


Snow Gremlins

This week hasn’t been too terribly productive, because of the weather and some other reasons. I’m a week closer to the deadlines for a project for my writer’s group and a writing contest for the bicentennial of… 190 more words


Musings: Abusadora! Abusadora!

“Abusadora! Abusadora!”

Were the only words I could hear beneath the thundering sounds of distorted conversation and drunken laughter.

I searched for the rest of the words as I sat snug in the corner of my booth. 588 more words