Archive for category FREE Fiction

The Way of the World

Sometimes I wonder whatever happened to the world. I met an old man wandering the wastes a while back, it might have been a week or a month ago – it’s hard to gauge time since the Change came. This old man said that before the Change the world was full of green growing things. […]

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I’ll Never Forget the Day I Died

I’ll never forget the day I died. Death is one of those momentous moments, kind of like birth in its own way. People don’t remember their birth but that’s just because their brains aren’t ready to understand and record what happened. If a newborn had the mental capacity of an adult I guarantee that birth […]

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A Funny Fog

“Well that’s funny,” Marvin said. “Funny ha ha or funny strange?” Beatrice, Marvin’s wife roused from her doze at Marvin’s statement. Her hair was piled unevenly from sleeping against the car window and she rubbed her eyes as she tried to determine what Marvin thought was funny. “Strange,” Marvin said. “See that fog bank up […]

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The Seat of Destiny – Part 2

1177 – 1307 AD The chair had served the Arabic alchemist, Faisal al Hamid, as a resting place from his labors in his laboratory. Faisal found himself drafted by the army of Saladin to succor the soldiers and at times Saladin himself with the healing draughts which he brewed. No physician in the army of […]

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The Seat of Destiny – Part 1

The Seat of Destiny is a short story I wrote several years ago which is currently on sale on Amazon as an e-book. Since the story is over 6,000 words I’m breaking it into 2 parts. A powerful artifact affects all who sit upon it bringing success to some and disaster to others through 2000 […]

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Enter the Empyrean

This is the initial #flashfiction story of my 100 story writing challenge. I’ve done quite a few more stories but those are either still in the works or being submitted for publication elsewhere so they won’t be put on the blog. Enter the Empyrean “The universe was created by the gods—at least that’s their story.” […]

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The Lightning Tree

#picturefiction #flashfiction When the old gods returned to the world they heralded their arrival with a miraculous sign. It was the month of December, most of the western world was frantically preparing for the holiday season. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Yule and secular winter celebrations were on everyone’s mind. People shopped, parties were planned and all […]

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Egg Plants

#picturefiction #flashfiction  The sonic boom of something entering the atmosphere at hyper speeds woke the entire community. Jake Park pulled off his headphones and ran to the window; whatever just happened was much more interesting than his online game. “Did you hear that?” Jake’s door flew open as his older sister, Marie, rushed to join […]

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Amazing Sea Creature – Grow Your Own!

#picturefiction #flashfiction Jenny ran to her mother’s room clutching a comic book in her trembling hand. She leaped onto the bed and proceeded to bounce on her knees like it was a trampoline. “Mommy, mommy wake up. You have to see this. It’s the best thing ever. Can I get one? Mommy? Are you up?” […]

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