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Who Loves Short Stories? Part 3

WHO LOVES SHORT STORIES? PART 3

I recently started this segment of my blog to share my blurbs of 15 short stories from An Angel Among Us (A Short Story Collection).  345 more words

Writing, Book Reviews And Publishing, Poetry, Children's Books, YA And Novels

A Fairy and Her Human: Introduction

Once upon a time, when I was a child obsessed with Cicely Mary Barker’s Flower Fairies paintings and poems (which my parents painstakingly tracked down volume by volume from bookstores because Amazon didn’t exist yet), my family made our annual pilgrimage to the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto.  360 more words

Short Story

Golf Stories: Triumph at Crestwood by Rex Lardner

Triumph at Crestwood is taken from Rex Lardner’s golf story anthology Out of the Bunker and Into the Trees which was first published in 1960. The story’s unnamed protagonist is one of the eight golf players taking part in Crestwood club’s sudden-death golf tournament, although he is not that good of a golf player. 411 more words

Books

'Bit Grim, Isn't It?' at Octocon 2018

If you’re going to Octocon today, there are copies of my book ‘Bit Grim, Isn’t It?’ for sale at the Octocon authors table for €5! 23 more words

Short Stories/Plays

The Dream Detective by Sax Rohmer (Book Review)

The Dream Detective by Sax Rohmer offers nine stand-alone short stories to excite the imagination just in time for Halloween. From locked door mysteries to ghosts, occult, and Egyptian artifacts with a dollop of a good old fashioned murder mystery this book originally published in 1926 has stood the test of time. 399 more words

Freelance Writing

Cover Reveal - Embers (Short Stories)

Yes, I have another book in the works, a book of short stories.  I call it “Embers“.  One of the short stories is… 202 more words

Fiction

Volume 1 Issue 30

In this week’s issue, we have seven different visions of scenes just out of the corner of the protagonists’ eyes. Through these stories, we see that these incomplete sideways glances afford clues that our imaginations feast upon, confirming hopes as well as suspicions. 2,944 more words

Flash Fiction