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The Secrets of the Mud Room Part 2

This week I’ve got the conclusion of The Secrets of the Mud Room. Enjoy! The neighbor kids had their own ideas. When we were small, their thoughts centered on toys. One thought she kept all the lost baseballs and roller … Continue reading

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The Secrets of the Mud Room Part 1

This week I’m sharing with you the first installment of a short story I wrote for my writer’s group. They got a chuckle out of it. Hope you do, too! The Secrets of the Mud Room For long as I … Continue reading

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About Face

  Here’s a short piece I wrote in response to the prompt “About face.” I’m beginning to think this could be the start of a novel. What do you think? About Face Jenny never could say for sure why she … Continue reading

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Misperceptions

A short story about a family argument that started because one person’s perception of the other was wrong. The argument started simply enough. “Now don’t be mad at me,” she said. You know that whenever someone leads with that line, … Continue reading

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Mischief Part 2

Last week I shared Part 1 of “Mischief.” Read on for the conclusion: Karen’s roommate Judy was incensed over the way Jeff had treated Karen. He’d even been talking marriage, then came up with a lame reason to break things … Continue reading

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Another Bright Idea Part 2

Part 2. If you missed Part 1, you can find it here. This time, I was sure we’d have no problems. “Ben, just do it. The sooner you start, the sooner we’ll be done.” He shook his head and stomped … Continue reading

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The Secret Ingredient

Ever wonder just what they put in your food? Here’s a piece of short fiction based on a piece of trivia I learned researching something else. Enjoy! Larry wanted to tour a cheese factory. I wanted to see the sands … Continue reading

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A Tile Tale

Just for fun, here’s a short story with a moral I wrote. Enjoy! A Tile Tale Once upon a time there was a young man named Alexei. He had a problem. He couldn’t find a job. The year was 1994, … Continue reading

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It Was a Picnic

Having been accused of writing depressing short stories, I tried one with a happy ending. What do you think? Or should I stick to the sad stuff? It was a picnic. Or at least that’s what my mother called it. … Continue reading

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