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Nov 04 Published in short story, Fiction by Wordsmith | Comment (0)
This short story began as a writing exercise for a class I took at Cabrillo last semester. The exercise was writing a conversation between two characters, describing the setting, then creating a back story and future story for one or both of the characters. The instructor liked it, so I decided to turn the completed assignment into a short story.
Aug 28 Published in Literature, Fiction, Announcement by Wordsmith | Comment (0)
Yes, at long last I completed the seventh draft of my novel. It was a long, hard climb and I'm glad to be finally over the mountain top. There is still more editing to be done and more than a few sentences to be rewritten, but I feel good enough about it to show it to people. A coworker who read it made notes on grammar errors and misspellings, very
Mar 07 Published in Novel Excerpt, Fiction by Wordsmith | Comment (0)
This is the third chapter of my novel, Heart's Delight, it begins about four hours after the end of chapter 2, and is the Friday night of Todd's 25th birthday party. Still a work in progress but hope to have this whole thing wrapped up soon.
WARNING! Does contain some profanity and substance use.
Apr 18 Published in Fiction by Wordsmith | Comment (0)
I added an alternate ending to a short story I first posted onto this site almost two years ago. The name of the story is The Dealers, its mini-blog post title is Short Story (not Short Story II) and was posted on July 1, 2008.
I actually came up with the new ending when I turned this story into a short film script about a year ago, but due to a changing
Jul 20 Published in Fiction by Wordsmith | Comment (0)
I first wrote this story around 2000, rewrote it in 2002-03 to reflect events happening at that time, and just rewrote it again. I was first inspired to write this by my friend, Mark Slane (former Santa Cruz street poet), who once told me that the only Hemingway story he liked was A Clean, Well-lighted Place, so I decided to write a similar story that
Jul 01 Published in Fiction by Wordsmith | Comment (0)
This fictional short story based on an incident that happened to someone I know back in the mid 90's. I first wrote this story in 2000, then rewrote it 2007. I'm posting it here because I don't believe it will ever be published because of its content in addition to the difficulty of selling a short story. WARNING! I did edit the profanity but there