A Winter Ascetic The house is cold at 60 and January lies. Outside everything's washed bold under bright sun and heavy light but the air's still cold like New Year's. The shadows are crisp, too, I can see without my glasses, but the lines of my hardwood floor run together at the door. I won't … Continue reading Story: A Winter Ascetic
This was originally published years ago at Six Sentences. I have slightly revised it since then, but I think the revision makes it more of story and less of a prose poem. The Insult There are no bakeries outside San Marco in 1968, no fish markets or butchers, only tobacco fields and salted meats between … Continue reading Story: The Insult
Sudden fiction is another term for flash fiction, but the two aren't simply synonymous, at least not to my ear. Don't read too much into the title of this post. I'm not making some argument that the Gospel of Mark ought to be thought of as fiction or non-fiction by modern definitions. I'm talking about … Continue reading The Gospel of Mark as Sudden Fiction
I went to the doctor today to get some paperwork for school filled out. Since I hadn't been there in a while, they made me do weight and height. It turns out I am the height I feared I was, not the one inch more I keep saying I am knowing I'm probably not. Well … Continue reading Nanoism is Fitting
I just got the galley proof for next month's issue of AdmitTwo which will feature a hundred-word piece by me that I combined with a creative commons licensed picture from Flickr (with appropriate credit and permissions from the photographer. It's the Dylan story some of you have read. Now that that's ready, I'll be getting … Continue reading Admit two, please
The prompt was "something big is about to happen but history will get it wrong." This is a 100-word story. I found the image here and used ComicLife to edit it and set up the graphic.
I came across Six Sentences via a link at One Sentence Stories a few days ago and have really been enjoying the site. Six Sentences publishes stories exactly six sentences in length and is a fantastic venue for flash fiction. I submitted an edited version of my short piece Rain Dance and I'm proud to … Continue reading Six Sentences