As the Short Story Guy, I started this blog to focus on short stories and, of course, have some fun. So, we introduce the “So Bad…It’s Good” series: once a month, we review a short story (or sometimes, a novel) that’s been turned into a film, by making our own parody movie. Read More…
When writing flash fiction, it’s pretty much looking at an iceberg in the reverse. You have to see the big unseen picture, so you can be able to appreciate the smaller one. Case in point: when I was inspired to write the story “Hands Off” I pictured how life would be for a family if all but one, woke without their hands. The mother would be the only one with hands. Read More…
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All you short story readers- here’s a little treat.
My father held the firm belief that kids should be seen and heard.
It was that conviction that afforded me the opportunities to sit in the company of him and his friends as they spewed both truths and lies.
Those storytellers made my young life fun. I’ll never forget them or their teachable moments. Read More…