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Embarrassing Moments

Josh double bounced on the diving board and dove into the pool. When he hit the water his swimsuit scooted down to his knees. He frantically pulled it up before he resurfaced. He looked around expecting everyone to be laughing … Continue reading

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Sledding Inside

Flipper loosely gripped the book in both hands. He moved his thumb and fingers back and forth causing the book to flip up and down. It was his trademark activity – where he got his nickname. It was a habit, … Continue reading

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Satisfyingly Strange Short Stories, Volume 3

The third (and personal favorite) Volume of my Satisfyingly Strange Short Stories series is now available on Amazon. The only humor you will find in these five stories is of the dark, sinister persuasion. They are twisted in more ways … Continue reading

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Christmas Night Prank

Josh missed his parents. His dad was deployed overseas and his mom had gone to visit him. This wasn’t the first time both of his parents had been overseas without Josh, but it was the first time it had happened … Continue reading

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Joey Believes In Ghosts

Nine-year-old Joey poked his head into his parent’s room. “Mom? Dad? Can I sleep with you tonight?” “Sure, honey,” his mom mumbled. Joey crawled between his mom and dad and buried himself under the covers. The ghosts were bothering him … Continue reading

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Satisfyingly Strange Short Stories, Volume 2

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My second installment of short stories is now available at Amazon. This time the stories center around children and animals, with a pesky ghost thrown in. What the stories lack in adult supervision they make up for in unexpected twists. … Continue reading

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The Christmas Parade Miracle

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Martin was a most unlikely candidate to dress as Santa Clause for the annual Christmas parade. What transpires as he rides atop a fire truck waving at children will change the course of many lives for years to come. My … Continue reading

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Advent Calendar

SIGN UP FOR KATHARINA GERLACH CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR I’ve been invited by Katharina Gerlach to participate in her Winter/Christmas Advent Calendar. Sign up to receive a short story or flash under a 1000 word’s each day from different authors. My … Continue reading

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I Am Published!

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I published my first book this weekend! Satisfyingly Strange Short Stories is a collection of five flash fiction / short stories. It is available on Amazon for $.99.  Here is the address: Satisfyingly Strange Short Stories, Volume 1 If you … Continue reading

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Trapped – October Blog Hop

I am participating in a blog hop with some writer friends of mine. We have each written a Halloween/seasonal short story (under 1,000 words). Below is my story, followed by a link to each participants’ story. Enjoy!

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