Wacky Wednesday (free fiction)

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Well, here we go! As I discussed yesterday, I’ll be posting a free story every Wednesday for the next year…if I can! Watch closely: there is clear train wreck potential here. I’ll leave each story up till Tuesday, then remove it and post the thing on Amazon. (If you really want to keep a free

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Um. I thought about calling this Wacky Thursday for those of you who will assume I simply forgot, but of course the fact is I’ve just been living a day behind lately. Sometimes even more. So it’s not my fault. (But thanks for the emails, Brian and Toni!) Ahem. So here we are with Chapter

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(Note: If you’re here for Wacky Wednesday free fiction, it’s in abeyance for a few weeks–it’s temporarily superseded by the goofy giveaway I started last Friday.) A few people, by which I mean four people, have–hmm. How do I put this? They’ve expressed concern that I’m doing great evil to myself, to writers in general, and

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Here we are with Chapter Four of Shiver on the Sky. And suddenly, according to some readers, the novel takes a plunge into thoroughly weird territory. Well…yes and no. Thing is, I gave several hints earlier. And somehow there are also readers who manage to get through this bit and then express surprise at some of

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Here we are with Chapter Three of Shiver on the Sky. (If you missed the beginning, Chapter One is here). Here the plot thickens quite a bit. I had a lot of fun with both Owen and Detective Gordon in this chapter…I’ve never told anybody, but I imagined Gordon as being played by Paul Newman as I wrote

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Here we are with Chapter Two of Shiver on the Sky. (If you missed it, Chapter One is here). I kind of love this chapter more than most even though I did decide not to use the word “gloaming”…but don’t tell any of my other chapters; I don’t want to upset them. The thing is, I’m