Category Archives: Stories

Love Insurance

Love Insurance A somber figure entered the room.  The salesman sat down at the desk, opposite a distracted-looking man and an eager young woman.  He jogged the papers in his hand and looked over them at the couple before him.  … Continue reading

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Dia de Muertos

“Mama, do I have to go?” “Ay, vida, what’s wrong?  I thought you liked Dia de los Inocentes.” “It’s boring.  It’s just the same stuff every year.  I’d rather stay here.” “Oh, but you get to see everyone.  And there … Continue reading

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The World’s Wisest Man – Audio Version

The Saturday Storytellers have made an audio version of my story The World’s Wisest Man and put it on Youtube.  You can check it out below, or here.

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The World’s Wisest Man

The World’s Wisest Man Long ago, a wandering monk came across a small, sleepy village, sitting in the shadow of a large and imposing mountain.  He entered the quiet town, and went to the tavern, hoping to find someone to … Continue reading

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Atesti la Estonto

It’s been a while since I’ve practiced my Esperanto, and since I had a new piece of microfiction to translate, I thought it would be a good and simple bit of practice to translate it into Esperanto.  I’m still learning, … Continue reading

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Witness the Future

This was originally planned as a longer story, but the more I thought about it, the more I liked it better as short as possible.  I could probably cut it down to a single, if run-on, sentence if I had … Continue reading

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The Skull

The Skull Many years ago, while traveling towards a village whose name I can no longer remember, a young merchant found himself trapped in a sudden thunderstorm.  As the tempest roared and howled and boomed around him, he saw the … Continue reading

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