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Featuring Short Stories…

Click the Short Story Category on the right for your reading pleasure: Letter to Mom, a story about Lauren, a  precious young woman struggling to tell her mother in a letter about her relationship that has run into trouble. Her best-friend-for-life, Deb, … Continue reading

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Letter to Mom

“I’m writing my mother to tell her about Michael,” Lauren said. “Words that sting me like a scorpion.” “I know it hurts you, Lauren. I’m sorry. Does your mom like the name you and Michael picked out for the baby? … Continue reading

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Act of Kindness

Dusk engulfed the city. Pedestrians no longer filled the sidewalks. Buses ran only on the hour. A young lawyer left his office late and headed for the parking garage. As he rounded a corner, from behind him a young man … Continue reading

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Which Boot

Jeremy went shopping at a Western Shop at the local mall for a pair of boots, exactly what his wife Emily wanted for her birthday. He saw a fine looking pair, picked up the box, and lay them on the … Continue reading

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Shep – segment 6 0f 6

Michael very much wanted to take Shep back home with him. Isabel sniffled and wiped her tears with her sleeve. “No,” Michael answered. “I’ll let Shep come home when he’s ready. We can both own Shep, or Lad, as you … Continue reading

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Shep – segment 5 of 6

“There you are, boy! Where have you been? I missed you, Lad!” Michael wasn’t far behind. He heard the girl call Shep by the name of Lad. Michael felt sure he’d found the original owner of Shep. He was sad … Continue reading

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Shep – segment 4 of 6

Summer ended and Michael went back to school. During the daytime, Shep roamed the yard. Sometimes Shep wandered farther than the yard. A few times Shep was gone overnight. These occasions caused Michael much alarm. Michael scolded Shep when he … Continue reading

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Shep – segment 3 of 6

Michael and Shep returned to backyard. Michael picked up the ball again. He was about to throw it to Shep, when he changed his mind. “Come on, Shep. Let’s take a walk.” The dog followed Michael through the yard and … Continue reading

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Shep – segment 2 of 6

Michael lived with his family in a grand old country house surrounded by trees. There couldn’t have been a better environment for a child growing up and this was summertime. Yet, there was one element lacking: Eight-year-old Michael had no … Continue reading

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Shep – segment 1 of 6

Michael Broadmer grabbed an old baseball and tossed it hard across the yard. He’d wanted a dog since he was six years old. Now eight, Michael made up his mind; this had to be his dog! “Come on, boy. Get … Continue reading

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Becca

Short story in small segments. Continue reading

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Camping with Mom – Short Fiction Based on True Story –

Ronda, a young stay-at-home mom weary of the everyday routine of caring for five-year-old Samuel and three-year-old Jennifer, looked forward eagerly to a vacation at a campground snuggled next to a lake a few hundred miles from their home. She … Continue reading

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