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The Bet, Chapter 2: The Judge and the Stakes

Adlai was seated in her chair, just as she always was. In front of her was the table with the record of every sentient being’s deeds. 2,490 more words


The Bet, Chapter 1: Sibling Gods

(This is a story I’ve started writing and posting on another site, you can find that here, and I thought that maybe I should post it here too, since I’m still writing and this is a blog thing and I don’t have any major things happening in my life right now to make a post about. 2,032 more words


The Bet- a short story by Anton Chekov

IT WAS a dark autumn night. The old banker was walking up and down his study and remembering how, fifteen years before, he had given a party one autumn evening. 2,825 more words

Short Stories

The bet.

In love, you play with all of your heart or nothing at all.

The recent book that I have read was Ilurvbooks’s The Bet. It was my second time reading this one because on my first attempt, I didn’t finish it. 266 more words

Pop Fiction

EXTRA! EXTRA! EXTRAS The long Hot Summer: Connections #73

     My dear New York friend, Composer Bob Christianson and his talented lyricist/book writer Alisa Hauser have received  a national Emmy nomination for outstanding Music and Lyrics for… 227 more words


Deal Me In - Week 30 Wrap Up

Below are this week’s links to new posts since the last wrap up and a couple “extras.” :-)

On the good news front, the New Yorker has recently opened part of their short story archive for free reading for a limited time. 191 more words

Anton Chekhov’s "The Bet"

In the nearly four years that I’ve been doing my one short story per week reading project, a handful of authors have emerged who can always be counted on to deliver the goods. 394 more words