Tag Archives: Short Fiction

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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The Claiming of Man – Audio Version

The Saturday Storytellers have been awesome enough to do another audio version of one of my short stories.  This time, they did The Claiming of Man.  You can check it out below, or here.  Be sure to like the video … 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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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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I’m Glad I’m Here With You

I ran into the living room, out of breath.  Olivia was watching the news, hunched forward on the couch, her hand to her mouth. “Let’s go to the beach!” “Now?” she asked. “Why not?” I asked.  “What are we going … Continue reading

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