Category Archives: stories

Space Operetta of the Gods

My flash “Space Operetta of the Gods” is in the final issue of Kazka Press 713 Flash Fiction. There is an ending in the story, but I think it’s about beginnings. Here’s hoping the guys at Kazka Press find a new beginning.

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Tiberius Faces the Void

One of the first stories I finished has just been published. My drabble, “Tiberius Faces the Void” is the first story in Issue #16 of Used Gravitrons! The moment I saw the name of this online magazine, I just knew it was the perfect place for 100 words about the true cause of the Big Bang. Amazingly enough, the editor agreed. I hope you take a moment to check it out, and add a few more moments for the other truly weird stories inside.

A Story About Nothing

In the beginning, was the void. Whether a void exists is a moot question, but there was no one to debate.
This led to much confusion.
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Long Apatosaur is Long

Apatosaur's long tail is long

Apatosaur's long tail is long.

In the days of the Very Long Ago, there was a great Apatosaurus and his tail was very long, oh my best beloved. He would walk through the spiny piney palmy forests and snap his tail, ever so gracefully, ever so loudly, and CRACK, down would fall the trees and he could eat. He would slosh by the edge of the pond and wave his tail, ever so gracefully, ever so sloshily, and WOOSH, up would come the water lilies and he could eat.

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Cat prints in snow

Cat prints in snow

I thought I would try an experiment. While I didn’t care for what I wrote in the flash fiction workshop at Boskone, I did feel inspired enough to try again. So here’s a picture I took this morning, after letting it sit in the back of my mind, here’s what came out when I started typing:

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