Tag Archives: Short Story

The Witch of Davis Manor


The following is the rough of my short story, The Witch of Dixon Manor. I keep switching between Davis and Dixon, and I don’t know which one is in the story. So just keep in mind that they’re one in … Continue reading

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Short Story Excerpt!


Although I am not doing Camp Nano I am working on other projects. Here’s a sample of one of my short stories in progress. Let me know what you think. I am experimenting with transitioning between Past/Present so this will … Continue reading

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Four Words


This is my response the the Four Random Words Challenge from earlier this month. This post is mirrored over at my own blog, Paleopix. The prompt is to come up with a story based around four random words provided by … Continue reading

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Waiting in the Dark


[This is in response to the June 3rd Writing Challenge. See if you can figure out who I’m channeling as I write this!] Cue slow, bluesy jazz. A single spot slowly brightens in the middle of an otherwise black stage. … Continue reading

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Company Picnic


[This scene is in response to Writing Challenge: First Day of the Dinosaurs. If you can make any sense out of it, well, you’re better than me, and I wrote it! I hope you enjoy it!] “Hey guys! Looks like … Continue reading

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Driving Through the Dark


[This is my response to the Road Trip writing challenge. What do you think?] “On a long and lonesome highway, east of Omaha, …” “Could you find another station? I’m getting tired of hearing that crap.” Mary flicked the radio … Continue reading

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Tap-Tap-Tap


Here is my response to yesterday’s challenge (The Last Straw). Do you have a pet peeve? —– Tap-tap-tap. Glibert leaned closer to the book. It was hard to make out the text in the fire light. He brought a candle … Continue reading

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The Last Straw


[This story is a response to Writing Challenge: The Last Straw.] “Here ya go, honey! You want regular or decaf?” I glanced at the waitress’ name tag as I slid into the booth. Rachel. “No thanks, I don’t drink coffee.” … Continue reading

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Hans and Nadine


How do you create a character? Here’s an example of how I came up with two characters for a Tall Tale I called Simple Hans and Nadine the Put-Down Queen. Hans was inspired by a Planet Fitness commercial. Next (since … Continue reading

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