Category: Free Stories

LIFE, DEATH, AND BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

LIFE, DEATH, AND BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

After finishing Bangkok Shadows, the last few weeks of which were filled not with creative writing but with proofing, formatting, downloading, uploading, side-loading and promoting, I craved sitting down and writing. So I forced myself to do so, and wrote this little story in one sitting. (Something I rarely do, even in my writing prompt …

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SURVIVORS

SURVIVORS

I wrote this story last year after a road trip through the American Southwest. I haven’t written much science fiction, though I read it voraciously, especially dystopian and post-apocalyptic.The stark and desolate landscape and the vast stretches of unpopulated areas broken by small, isolated communities inspired me to write a tale about an even more …

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HOW I CAME TO LOVE WRITING PROMPT MEETUPS-AND CAME UP WITH A STORY

HOW I CAME TO LOVE WRITING PROMPT MEETUPS-AND CAME UP WITH A STORY

I’ve never been a big believer in using gimmickry to break the writers’ block that  possesses we authors much the time. There is nothing in this world that is easier than finding a way to avoid writing. All those chores you haven’t done, the calls and visits you’ve failed to make, the research on the …

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VIRTOX- The Story I Felt I Had to Post

VIRTOX- The Story I Felt I Had to Post

I wrote this little short story late last year and presented it to Keybangers Bangkok, my writing group. It was well-received, only a few criticisms (writers are full of criticism). I was up in Chiang Mai earlier this month and had the opportunity to read it at an open mike and it was well received. …

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THE NOSE JONES- First story I ever wrote

THE NOSE JONES- First story I ever wrote

photo originally posted on krbo.wordpress.com This is the first fiction story I ever wrote. The first version was written for a creative writing class in college, and I submitted a revised version as part of my application for a Master’s Program in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University. A further revision was one of a …

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READ MY LATEST PUBLISHED STORY

READ MY LATEST PUBLISHED STORY

My latest published short story can be found at: Welcome to the Jewish Literary Journal! The story is titled “Teddy and His Mother”. To access it, click on the above link to the Jewish Literary Journal, click on  “Archives” menu at he top of the page, then on “Fiction” and you will see the link …

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