Weekly Challenge

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Well, here’s another one. And it’s Marvin, who’s back on the blog after too long an absence. Too long according to whom, you might ask. Well, to me. I like the guy. He’s fun to write about. His stories seem to go by quickly (again: for me) even though they’re about twice as long as

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Hi! Well, you know, this is the fifteenth. Which is falling on the sixth this month. Who’da thunk it? Truthfully, who’d have bothered to think it? Guess I’m just in a good mood, so I’m babbling. You’re welcome. {8′> Still with me? Cool! For some reason I’ve been on a sort of “YA” kick lately.

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Lucky number fourteen! Only this one’s a little different. Much to your surprise? Before we go any further, please let me point this out: at least it has a cover. That’s something, right? {8′> Thing is, it’s not really a short story. It may turn out to be a novel, or a novella. I’ll try

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Lucky thirteen! This one’s brand-new (about time, you may be saying, and I don’t disagree). But there’s still no cover. Why not? Well, ’cause I’m still getting the new laptop set up. I’ll try to get covers for this one and #12 (“Freethought”) up in the next couple of days. Meanwhile, I’m having lots of

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Here we go! Number twelve! And it’s another retread! And no cover yet! Well, look. My laptop died horribly, and here I am in a hotel room–okay, “suite”–with no other computers handy. ‘Cept my wife’s. Oh, and an Android tablet. Um, and a couple of Kindles. I have lots of new material, but I haven’t

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Well…here’s number eleven. For the second time I’m falling back on one of the September stories. I actually have two new stories near completion, but I also have a sick daughter who told me she’s lonely. So there’s that, and she wins for today. I’m also trying something a little different. I keep reaching a