Category Archives: Original Fiction

Sample Pages from a Comic Script #seekingartist

PAGE ONE (6 panels)  Panel 1. ANew Orleanscity street. Nighttime, rainy and overcast. In the intermittent glare of streetlights, we see the shadowed bulks of cars resting against the curb.  CAP: New Orleans, sometime afterward.  Panel 2. Same view. Headlights … Continue reading

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January 5th, 2004 #writing #fiction #flashfiction

January 5th, 2004             The night after LSU won the National Championship, he was still partying in the Quarter on Royal Street. He had come from a bar on Bourbon—sometimes it seemed that all the bars were on Bourbon, though … Continue reading

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January 4th, 2004–flash fiction #writing #fiction

January 4th, 2004             She opened her mailbox and found the latest letter from Sweepstakes forAmerica, promising that she really, really, really, really had made it to the final rounds for the Grand Prize of fifteen million dollars. The raised, … Continue reading

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Nude Sucking Ink–fiction #writing #fiction

Here’s a short story I wrote some years back. It’s unpublished, previously unseen anywhere, so call it a blog exclusive. A bit humorous, a bit satirical, lots of fun to write…comments welcome, except from trolls. Nude Sucking Ink              He … Continue reading

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January 3, 2004–flash fiction #writing

January 3, 2004             This morning I got up early and ate a bowl of Total, not realizing how lucky I was to have made such a decision without the benefit of foresight or research. Not ten minutes after finishing … Continue reading

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January 2, 2004 #writing #flashfiction

As I’m posting some of my existing short-short work (still avoiding writing new short-short work for the moment), I’ve been going out of order, so I’m afraid I may be repeating myself. If I’ve done this one before and have … Continue reading

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January 6th, 2004 #flashfiction #writing

January 6th, 2004             You stopped walking long enough to tie your shoe and in that moment everything changed. The cessation of your quick and determined pace allowed your pulse to slow down, almost imperceptibly. Because of the fatigue poisons … Continue reading

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January 15th, 2004–flash fiction

I don’t think I’ve posted this one before. Sorry if I have. Coming soon–a nonfiction meditation on foul language. January 15th, 2004      Another new phone book arrived on the stoop today. That makes three this year. I can’t see … Continue reading

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February 23rd, 2004 #flashfiction #writing #fiction

Sorry for the lack of updates over the last week. I’ve been finishing up the spring semester. Now I’ve got a lot of revising to do, so it may be another week or so before I can write a new … Continue reading

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A January Afternoon, 2005–flash fiction #fiction #writing

     Papers rained down all around her. One fluttered onto her face and she pushed it away, noticing that she had given the student a high B after all. Lying on her back in the puddle, water soaking into her … Continue reading

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