A selection from my collection of unpublished original short fiction initially written for a number of different reasons. Storytelling originated as a community activity, one of interaction and discussion to be enjoyed together. It’s sad that we now view reading and enjoying stories as a solitary exercise.
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NOTE: All stories posted here are in beta-draft form. They have not been completely edited or refined as of present. Feedback is appreciated.
Queue (2,000 Words) – There is nothing worse for David than waiting in a line that never seems to move. Especially when he’s got somewhere else to be.
Thank You (323 Words; Flash Fiction) – How do you thank someone who wants to forget?
Empty Glass (2,500 Words)- Broken down on deserted stretch of road; can Sally still make it to Graham’s new years eve party before midnight? (Published at Lamplit Underground, 7/20/2016)
Tree Rings (2,500 Words) – It’s a time machine fueled by nostalgia.
Rorschach (4,500 Words) – Alex keeps having the same nightmare. The one in which he’s the monster.
Snares (2,500 Words) – Twelve snares. No rabbits. Carlos hates this place.
Coyote (2,500 Words) – Hank Marsden learns a lesson in regret.
Try Your Luck (7,500 Words) – A hunt for witch trains in the African bush goes awry.