Category Archives: short stories

TUESDAY WORK DAY

First of all…a thousand apologies for being lost in space…twice in just a few weeks.  Not to bore you all with details, but besides all the Neighborhood Watch drama, the Toddler developed a massive case of snot.  (I have witnesses … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

54.  “Woman Leaves Room” by Robert Reed (Lightspeed) Good story.  A bit melancholy, I thought…but that’s typical in stories about the erosion of time. 55.  “Spider the Artist” by Nnedi Okorafor (Lightspeed) Friggin’ awesome.  The world-building is awesome, awesome, awesome…and … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

Catching up…catching up… 50.  “Botanical Exercises for Curious Girls” by Kali Wallace (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Mar/Apr 2011) This was a good story.  It was beautifully written, the setting and characters unique and interesting, and I was … Continue reading

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A WEE STORY FOR THE LASSIES AND LADDIES

I’m wearing green for all the Chinese-Irish in the house!  Me and that one other dude.  (Hey, bro.) Today is not only St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s the fabulous, awesome, rocking-good-time St. Patrick’s Day blogfest hosted by the lovely Alexia … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN’S LOG

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Last week, it was Spring Fever versus Spring Cleaning.  What do you think won out?  Can you hardly blame me?  The orange blossoms are in bloom, their fragrance filling me with the urge to run naked in midnight fields and … Continue reading

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

This past week has been difficult for me timewise.  At least it’s felt that way.  I’ll know for sure when I add up the numbers from the old work log.  Therefore and forthwith, tonight I turn to my current go-to … Continue reading

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MY ANGEL MUSE DIVINE

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“Get back to work, ya lazy git!”

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WORK DAY THURSDAY

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Office with a view.  1,700 words.  Whole new ending.  Dang, these characters are wiley.

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THE SUNDAY SHORT STORY REPORT

Keeping it short and sweet this week, guys.  I’ve got unfinished fiction screaming for attention on my desk, and it’s hurting my brain. 43.  “Fort Clay, Louisiana:  A Tragical History” by Albert E. Cowdrey (Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, … Continue reading

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CAPTAIN’S LOG

I put in 33 hours on the computer this week, and managed to hardly write any fiction.  Boggling.  Well, that’s not exactly true.  I spent one night binge-writing a short story.  I spent another night photographing dinosaurs and trying not … Continue reading

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