Lola and Gabby had settled in at their usual table in the far corner of Café Oh Là Là. “I had another panic attack this morning,” Lola said.Continue Reading »
These three short essays are based on real events from my life. I discovered it is not easy (for me, anyway) to write in the first person. After this, I think I will stick to writing fiction.Continue Reading »
I wanted to write an interior story. So, most of this story takes place inside the head of the protagonist. Also, except for the mention of a deceased actress, only the non-human characters have names.Continue Reading »
“Potted” is a short story I wrote one afternoon when I was visiting New York City.Continue Reading »
One day when I was grocery shopping, I overheard two stock clerks in the produce section talking about their mothers. I heard one of them say, “I call my mom Betty, ‘cuz that’s her name.” And thus this short story was born.Continue Reading »
I gave myself the challenge of writing a one-sentence short story. Here is what I came up with.Continue Reading »
I originally wrote this short story to submit to a fiction contest.
Although my story was not chosen as a finalist, writing it was a fun and challenging exercise.