8 1/2 Hours – Trapped in an Elevator

Apr. 4, 2018 by

Sometimes there are just so many directions a story can go, it’s hard to know how it should end. I’m still not sure I nailed this one. That’s why there are two endings. I’d love to hear your opinion. Which

I’m Tired of Waiting for the Purpose Epiphany

I’m Tired of Waiting for the Purpose Epiphany

Mar. 30, 2016 by

Finding our purpose can be challenging, but knowing we have purpose doesn’t have to be.  My last post was about how I felt like I had gotten into a rut. Now, two weeks later, there have been a few glimpses

Short Story Saturday (Sunday) — The Prologue (to the play “The Tree”)

Short Story Saturday (Sunday) — The Prologue (to the play “The Tree”)

Mar. 24, 2013 by

Silas hurt his hand working in the woodshop. It was a freak accident that left his left hand unresponsive and useless.  At first, he thought it would just fix itself, but that didn’t happen. The weeks and months turned into

Short Story Saturday – A Still Love

Short Story Saturday – A Still Love

Feb. 16, 2013 by

“Heather is at St. Mary’s in the ICU.” That’s all the status line said. It had been up for five hours. Normally, I went days without checking her wall, but lately she’d been on my mind. I wanted her to

Short Story Saturday — Chris N. Art

Short Story Saturday — Chris N. Art

Feb. 2, 2013 by

I’m trying to be quiet, but every morning is like an event. It’s still dark in the house. Everyone else is asleep. I don’t think of it as them taking me for granted. They depend on me to be the

Short Story Saturday — Choosing Sides

Short Story Saturday — Choosing Sides

Jan. 26, 2013 by

(I tried it again…getting lines from my Facebook friends. It’s fun and a lot challenging. I highlighted their lines in red. Thank you, Chris, LaDonna, Kristy, Lori, Michael, and Candy! Let me know when you have a whole story for

Short Story Saturday–Friends….forever

Short Story Saturday–Friends….forever

Jan. 19, 2013 by

(Just a little note before you read this. Three people helped me out. On Facebook, I asked for someone to give me the first line, cause I had no ideas for my short story this week. I got three responses.

Short Story Saturday–Newsflash

Short Story Saturday–Newsflash

Jan. 12, 2013 by

         A flash in my side-view mirror caught my attention just as Bobby smacked the dashboard with his hand. The last part of his mini-relationship lecture was lost as I adjusted the rear view to get a

Short Story Saturday–Deep Water

Short Story Saturday–Deep Water

Jan. 5, 2013 by

Tears splashed onto the fingerprints covering Jolie’s I phone. “What have I done?” The phone shook in her trembling hand as reality washed across her like an unwelcome wave. “What was I thinking?” Bing. A Trevor text. “What in the

Short Story Saturday — A Pinprick of Hope

Short Story Saturday — A Pinprick of Hope

Dec. 8, 2012 by

Henry unclenched his fists and took a deep breath. As he approached the door to the confinement cell, he could hear screaming and angry expletives interspersed with sobs. “How’s he doing?” The fifty-something guard outside of the doorway lowered his newspaper. “You

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