Non-fiction, Stories

What is an Angel? A True Story by Anne Roberts

Once upon a time we saw an angel, my late husband and I. A corny sort of beginning to a fairy tale, the start of every child’s story. But in our case, it is as true as I’m sitting here now. Neither of us were religious, much to the disappointment of my parents, but a… Continue reading What is an Angel? A True Story by Anne Roberts

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Apple Stars | A Short Story

I came across this story as it landed in email. Something about it captured my imagination. It’s beautifully written and the most interesting things are what it doesn’t say. Who are the monsters? What happened to the world? Do read it, as it will set your imagination on fire. He brings her the broken children.… Continue reading Apple Stars | A Short Story

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100 Word Story #14 by Unknown

The #100wordstory is just that, exactly one hundred words long. If you have a story that fits this criteria. Email me, I would love to feature you. Chemistry You’re tense. Try to relax. Breathe. That’s better. No. That’s too fast. Slow down. Use your hips. Swivel back and thrust forward. Swivel back and thrust forward. That… Continue reading 100 Word Story #14 by Unknown

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100 Word Story #15 Falling in Love in 3 Minutes and 3 Seconds by Terry Shepherd

The #100wordstory is just that, exactly one hundred words long. If you have a story that fits this criteria. Email me, I would love to feature you. Falling in Love in Three Minutes and Three seconds. I was 13. It was my first boy / girl dance in George Harbison’s basement. “Never My Love,” spun up… Continue reading 100 Word Story #15 Falling in Love in 3 Minutes and 3 Seconds by Terry Shepherd

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100 Word Story #13 Adding Choices by J M Northup

The #100wordstory is just that, exactly one hundred words long. If you have a story that fits this criteria. Email me, I would love to feature you. Adding Choices “I’m not discussing this with you.”“Why not?” Zeke sounded disappointed.“You’ll want to debate it, and it’s not a debate,” I tried to explain.Snorting in derision, Zeke smiled… Continue reading 100 Word Story #13 Adding Choices by J M Northup

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A Soapy Shakedown by Tony McManus

I took this from a Facebook group where Tony had shared it. It’s well worth reading. Tony's Campfire Tales The long day had waned. The sun was down. The gear was packed. Tomorrow we would leave the wilderness peace for the city. The last campfire blazed.I filled two tin cups with good whisky and handed… Continue reading A Soapy Shakedown by Tony McManus

Animals, Book, Romance, Stories, Young Adult/Teen

Otterly Into You by Erin Nicholas

Short and Sweet Karen’s Review I saw Otterly Into You reviewed on Julie Northup’s blog. I liked what I read, so I downloaded it. Good call. I really enjoyed this very short story. It told of the building romance between Knox and Fiona told mainly from his point of view, although later it switched briefly… Continue reading Otterly Into You by Erin Nicholas

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100 Word Story #12 The Calling by Tony Kief

The #100wordstory is just that, exactly one hundred words long. If you have a story that fits this criteria. Email me, I would love to feature you. The Calling Lunch with another cup of tea, I overhear the news.  Updates on war, theft, accidents, and as the light chatter begins they say her name.  Just like a karmic dope slap, I’m in, I can’t ignore the calling. I leave… Continue reading 100 Word Story #12 The Calling by Tony Kief

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100 Word Story #11 Pyro by Paul White

The #100wordstory is just that, exactly one hundred words long. If you have a story that fits this criteria. Email me, I would love to feature you. Pyro I love watching a fire burn, looking into the flames where the imaginings live, a million images of illusion. That is why I start them. The match bursts into life. A fluttering flame. Hungrily feeding. Gluttonous.  My baby grows stronger. Its tendrils… Continue reading 100 Word Story #11 Pyro by Paul White

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100 Word Story #10 Revenge by Jane Risdon

The #100wordstory is just that, exactly one hundred words long. If you have a story that fits this criteria. Email me, I would love to feature you. Revenge My only regret is that when the realisation hits him, when all the evidence points to him and his life is in ruins, I shan’t be there to… Continue reading 100 Word Story #10 Revenge by Jane Risdon