Category Archives: Short Stories/Excerpts

Excerpt from Camp NaNo piece

I’m 11,213 words in on Day 6 and I’m typing away. Who knows if any of it will be good when I’m done – or even readable for that matter, but so far, it’s been a blast to write. My … Continue reading

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The Phone Call – A Short Story

I am gearing up for Camp NaNo and wrote a short story to give some background for my main character, Lillian. These events happen just before her senior year of high school – I’ll be writing about her during her … Continue reading

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Going Home: A Short Story

A couple of years ago, I decided to enter a short story competition offered through Writer’s Digest. The prompt was: You return to the house where you grew up, only to learn it has been condemned. Interesting topic, so I … Continue reading

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Little Red ‘Fraidy Cat – A Short Story

I’ve been writing for a long time. Digging through some of my old stuff the other night, I found this short story I wrote about twenty-five years ago (ugh – that makes me feel so old!) and thought it would … Continue reading

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A plan! A plan! I have a plan!

Looking back, I realize that it’s been around two months since my last post.  I realize this and I have a valid excuse – well, at least it’s a valid excuse in my own mind! Simply put, I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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