The first story I wrote to kick off the Short Story a Month challenge back in 2021 set forth by author Susan Dennard. If you haven’t read this fun little tale of whimsy yet, check it out, won’t you?Read More Crawley.
A is a regular person. B doesn’t know the number 3 exists. A: Cool! I’ll come pick you up at 3 o’clock and we’ll head to the game. B: You’ll pick me up at what o’clock? A: 3. B: I don’t know what you’re saying. A: (sighs) Fine. Forget it. I’ll pick you up at […]Read More What if you didn’t know the number 3?
So much overripe cinematic cheese.Read More Old: The movie that explains itself at length (but you still don’t get it).
I’d been reading comics earlier, but before I picked up issue #23 of The New Teen Titans at a comic store in Balitmore, Maryland, I’d never paid attention to who wrote and drew them. The cover in the display pic is issue #485 of Adventure Comics. At the time, it was where you could find […]Read More Dial “P” for Pérez.
Young Barry Buffalo arrived home from school. Dad could tell that he was upset. “Barry? What’s wrong, lad?” “Hi, Dad.” Barry shakes his backpack off his back and it lands with a smack on the moist floor of the cave. He headbutts his father hello. “Rough day at buffalo school today. The guys were really […]Read More A Serious Talk.
Kind of a different type of story for me, based on an idea that had been rattling around for quite a while in this thing on my shoulders that I call a head. Honeybee – WattpadRead More Honeybee: My Feb. #storyamonthchallenge.
Moni-Kaa – Jeff Love – Wattpad Just a teaser. The full novel-length tale is coming soon.Read More A little amuse-bouche for your tête.
Having successfully completed an entire year’s worth of daily very short stories, also known as #vss365, I’m taking on my next writing challenge: One short story a month for 12 consecutive months. My first story was inspired by the prompt: An accountant has lost his umbrella. You can read it over on Wattpad, for free […]Read More Crawley: My first #storyamonthchallenge entry.
I started reading comic books in earnest around 1981 or so. Soon after, I felt like creating my own superheroes and made up my own characters. One of the characters I “invented” was a girl who could channel solar energy, whom I named Star Girl. Two words. Not very original but hey, I was 12. […]Read More Disney’s Stargirl: One word.
I have a number of projects that I’m almost ready to unleash upon the world. Until then, keep your eyes warm with this oldie-and-a-goodie, a fictional tale about college kids and young love. HERx2: The Isosceles Conundrum is available for e-reading on your favorite devices. Do the thing.Read More A quick, fun read: My first self-published novella.