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Is There Anybody There?

(800 words)

Melt the ice, that was the name of the game. I’d done it myself in guitar classes. Go round the circle, getting everyone in turn to say why they wanted to learn the guitar and what they hoped to achieve. 866 more words

Micro Fiction

Jean-Claude Plays Himself In First Trailer For 'Jean-Claude Van Johnson'

Jean-Claude Van Damme may be a famous martial arts expert and movie star, but in the new series “Jean-Claude Van Johnson” he’s also a dangerous spy. 101 more words

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Blind Hope

(500 words)

Hard as winter ice, soft as summer grass. Her mind and fingers played with the forgotten contents of a bottom drawer. She fluttered her fingers over a mixture of bric-a-brac and clothing, plucking out something silky. 556 more words

Micro Fiction

'The men arrived like our guardian angels'

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"Short and Sweet Too"

Announcing the publication of my very short—275 single-syllable word story, Truth, in Grace Publishing’s Short and Sweet Too anthology released TODAY.

I am thankful for my editors!

Published

Phoning a Friend: 1200 word version

Not wanting to dial, but wanting to dial, Jessica Sumner hesitated, her finger poised over her phone’s key pad. She felt nervous. This was silly, she could simply say she’d dialled a wrong number. 1,304 more words

Micro Fiction

What's in Store?

(1100 words)

Waves in Plasmas. I flicked through pages of mind-boggling equations in the heavy hardback book. The Susceptibility and Dielectric Tensors. How the hell could I have understood this stuff? 1,168 more words

Micro Fiction