At more or less irregular intervals, I am uploading a short story for your enjoyment. (If you don’t enjoy them, GO AWAY!)
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Here they are to date, newest at the top:
Labels This is my contribution to Rhobin’s Rounds, December 2019. Shelly had been bullied for 10 of her 15 years, to the point of wanting to kill herself. Then Jake appeared…
Wog’s revenge. A 500 word story about the times when I was a school kid.
Puzzled or intrigued? The start of a science fiction story. Please comment.
Wait, a beautiful example of mindfulness from Stuart Perkins.
Pay it Forward, a fine short story by Skye Taylor
Propping up virtue The transcript of a speech at Toastmasters, giving a crosseyed view of Australian history.
Deer don’t have headlights Also known as Murphy’s law.
Aaron was a hero! A healing story I wrote with a 10 year old boy.
Defeating the Blood-red Dragon A story about overcoming depression.
The making of a prophet. This is Chapter 23 in a science fiction-fantasy book I am currently writing.
How the offer of an act of kindness wrecked a marriage.
Biological Pest Control
Our sick little planet has distant helpers.
The meaning of life and death. Dale wanted to spare his friends from mourning his coming death, but Sheila had other ideas.
Gremlin, by Darrell Bain
There are reasons for equipment malfunction…
Expert Assessment. He examined grandmother, in 100 words.
Angel of Life. How young George saved his mother’s life with magic bullets.
Ancient wisdom. Also 100 words, about a grandfather’s bite.
Genius. A 100 word story explaining the reason for the award of a Noble Prize.
Hate? A 100 word story about a car crash that changed a mind.