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The Snob

November 9, 2015

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Here is a little story that grew entirely from the first sentence.  It has maybe the smallest ending I ever wrote, but maybe it’s just more understated than my typical attempts. As always, only what you think is important, so please leave me comments and if you like it, Share it on FB with the buttons […]

Don’t Tell Lucille

August 16, 2015

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Do not click on this image. Or lick on it. Originally, this story started off as a noir thriller, when I came across the perfect description of plot outline in Acres of Perhaps, by Will Ludwigsen, “What the fuck? Holy Shit! Oh my god.”  And then this happened. Mom, you probably won’t like this one. […]

Published not Once, but Twice

January 5, 2014

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Those fine arbiters of piscatorial literature at the Fly Fish Journal decided to publish not only one, but two of my stories, with a 3rd in the works.  This story, Poached not Once, but Twice is the polar opposite of the dark and twisted Cruelest Thing they published in the previous issue. A whimsical Irish […]

Michael Kilkenny’s Wake

December 1, 2013

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The poacher Michael Kilkenny is in a bind: pay his fine or go to jail. But everything he does makes it worse, until death is his only option. A mixed-up, crazy tale of poaching, fraud, and romance in Ireland during the Golden Age of fly fishing. Michael’s latest conviction will send him to jail if […]

F*cking Cats

August 10, 2013

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Sorry about the language, mom. A while ago I thought about entering some flash fiction contests and ginned up a bunch of stories in my head on the way to work.  Believe it or not I don’t just write about fly fishing! At any rate, Brianne Barkley,  a woman with a flash fiction site started […]

Oasis

August 10, 2013

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A story that came to me in a dream when I still worked at Xbox (yeah, that long ago). I did a lot of research on it but I had some moral issues with it so never typed it up before. The story takes place in LA. The LA river really has a fascinating history. […]

The Very Cruelest Thing Recording

May 11, 2013

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No time to read my stuff? Well, now you can listen to it! Jennifer Marble suggested it and Mark Hoffman has very generously recorded one of my stories. It’s about 10 min. and you can click the link to hear it on youtube.  This is the story that got ~3,000 hits in one weekend and […]