Tag: Short Stories

I don’t want to write about the pandemic, so you get this instead.

I shift closer to the fire, toss on a log, make the sparks fly. It’s my night to sit up with the children that can’t sleep and I’m damned if I’ll do it cold. I look around the circle at their pale faces made… Continue Reading “I don’t want to write about the pandemic, so you get this instead.”

Me & My Big Mouth

Remember some time back when I mentioned how much I love editing? Yeah, that time. If I ever say it again, remind me that I need to keep my trap closed and not taunt the Powers That Be. I’m only partly serious. I still… Continue Reading “Me & My Big Mouth”

Story Snippet from “Thicker Than Water”

What’s gone before: Cora Coleman resides in a New England  village with her family — six-year-old daughter, Rebecca, and husband, Brendan, away to sea aboard a whaling ship. Cora is a good wife — loyal, true — and a goodwife, trained in the use… Continue Reading “Story Snippet from “Thicker Than Water””