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Short Story Sample: The Tenant


In addition to my latest post (Sample of Poetry) I have decided to post a Sample Short Story for all my readers.

This short story ‘The Tenant’ was first written at the beginning of this year. 276 more words

Alina Happy Hansen

Short Stories Challenge 2017 - On The Banks Of Table River: (Planet Lucina, Andromeda Galaxy, AD 2319) by Rajesh Parameswaran from the collection I Am An Executioner: Love Stories

What’s On The Banks Of Table River: (Planet Lucina, Andromeda Galaxy, AD 2319) all about?:

The final story in this collection is set in the future on Planet Lucina and is told from the point of view of one of the beings living there exploring their relationship with love, death and Earthlings. 596 more words

Book Reviews

Review - and recommendation! Story Sunday through the eyes of a first-time reader

Thanks to Suzanne McConnaghy for summing up her first experience of reading with us at Southbank on March 19th.

Writers Unchained impressed me so much at the Festival of Literature, back in October 2016, that I decided I would enter their next event. 603 more words

Signals by Tim Gautreaux

I have been aware of Tim Gautreaux for some time.  His novels The Clearing and The Missing were both great reading; they showcase a time in the early 20th century when places in the Deep South and Mississippi River were frontiers in themselves. 201 more words

Small Town Life -- Louisiana -- Fiction

Taking A Chance...

Literally, he now sings for his Supper, but the hurrying feet of passersby barely brought in enough coins to buy him that supper. The few commuters who stopped by only paused long enough to take photos or make a video that they would probably post on their Social Media platforms to entertain their friends. 161 more words

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FFfAW: Under Our Spell

Running late but here’s my Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers story inspired by this photo:

Quietly, at first, the music played. A soft mournful tune. People flocked to listen not knowing the reason why. 105 more words

Writing For Challenges/Prompts

Sibling Justice

I originally wrote this story some years ago but after dusting off the cobwebs I hope you will find it new and improved. :D 

Jean and Jane were identical twins. 1,058 more words

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