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Category Archives: my stories
Hey, it’s Halloween! The previous three years, I’ve offered what I hope is something of a suitably-themed story for the evening. As it’s now something of a tradition, here we go again this year! The first two years, I presented … Continue reading
Something like this might well have happened, if I’d been..oh…twelve or so years older on that one wondrous day. ONE DAY by Dayton Ward “Will you stop looking at the house? He said he’d call us.” Jimmy Warner scowled at … Continue reading
For the past two Halloween evenings, I’ve taken to “live-Tweeting” a story on Twitter while trick-or-treaters wander the neighborhood. The idea is that I “narrate” the story, one 140-byte chunk at a time, for however long it takes to spin … Continue reading
Following on the fun we (supposedly) had for Halloween 2009 when I “live-tweeted” a piece of zombie flash fiction on Twitter, I was asked to repeat the exercise again for 2010. The result of that call was this story, “Counter-Protest.” … Continue reading
I originally wrote this “flash fiction” story for a website for Halloween 2007, and decided that because it was short and told from a first-person point of view, presenting it via Twitter for Halloween 2009 might be fun. When I … Continue reading
Once again at the request of His Coolness, popfiend, and his weekly Writer’s Block Party — and because I had an hour or so to myself this evening after everyone else went to bed — I offer my answer to … Continue reading
For the Walking, Talking, Singing Tower of Coolness that is popfiend, I offer up my entry into the first edition of his Writer’s Block Party, which you can read all about here. It’s a silly piece, but what the hell, … Continue reading
Think getting killed in the war zone means the fight’s over for you? Think again. Here’s one possible answer to the question of how those responsible for setting our military policy can find just one more way to screw over … Continue reading
When the alien war engulfing the distant planet Jontashreena spilled through a network of interspatial conduits, or “portals,” to Earth, humankind was plunged into the midst of a generations-old conflict between the Plysserians and the Chodrecai. For the first time … Continue reading