BlogFestivus, Day Six: Seasons Change

Thanks for coming back to this year’s BlogFestivus writing challenge. Nine stories that are supposed to take inspiration from the nine reindeer on Santa’s sleigh. Today is Day Six – Cupid. Today, you get that double-dose so that I can be back on track. This is the first of today’s installments. Previous chapters: 1 2 3 4 5 6 She was seated…

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BlogFestivus, Day Five: Seasons Change

Thanks for coming back to this year’s BlogFestivus writing challenge. Nine stories that are supposed to take inspiration from the nine reindeer on Santa’s sleigh. Today is Day Five – Comet. Note: I’m a day late — just didn’t have it in me after Friday’s events. I’ll catch up and get back on track today and tomorrow.…

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BlogFestivus, Day Four: Season’s Change

Thanks for coming back to this year’s BlogFestivus writing challenge. Nine stories that are supposed to take inspiration from the nine reindeer on Santa’s sleigh. Today is Day Four – Vixen. Previous chapters: 1 2 3 4 “You shoulda been there, Clarice,” Holly went on, drying the dishes from dinner. “Apparently, their solstice ritual celebrates the death of one year…

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BlogFestivus, Day Two: Seasons Change

Thanks for coming back to this year’s BlogFestivus writing challenge. Nine stories that are supposed to take inspiration from the nine reindeer on Santa’s sleigh. Today is Day Two – Dancer. Previous chapters: 1 2 The following evening, Holly and Nick were scribbling out Christmas cards when she noticed movement in the front yard. “Nick! It’s HER!”…

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BlogFestivus, Day One: Seasons Change

Welcome to this year’s BlogFestivus writing challenge. Nine stories that are supposed to take inspiration from the nine reindeer on Santa’s sleigh. Today is Day One – Dasher. I’m going to try something a little different than last year. I hope it works out here as well as it’s worked out in my head. Seasons Change…

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Friday Drabble: Samaritan

A drabble is a very short story of exactly 100 words. Feel free to join in and write your own drabbles on Fridays and tag them with “friday drabble” and on Twitter with the hashtag #fridaydrabble. This one is somewhat of an attempt asking the reader to put themselves in the same situation. Samaritan “What are you…

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Friday Drabble: Met

A drabble is a very short story of exactly 100 words. Feel free to join in and write your own drabbles on Fridays and tag them with “friday drabble” and on Twitter with the hashtag #fridaydrabble. Met Oh, hi, sorry, I didn’t hear you. Yes, it’s a beautiful day, isn’t it? I just love it here, with…

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Friday Drabble: Intersection

A drabble is a very short story of exactly 100 words. Feel free to join in and write your own drabbles on Fridays and tag them with “friday drabble” and on Twitter with the hashtag #fridaydrabble. This one is based on some observations during my commute. Intersection The shambling woman wore a tattered sweatshirt and knit hat…

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Super Shorts 2: Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

It wasn’t until I was a graduate student that I had any real exposure to Indian culture. One of the things about it that raised a lot of curiosity in me was that it was a culture that even in the late 20th century seemed to function pretty seamlessly with a good deal of arranged…

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Friday Drabble: Left

A drabble is a very short story of exactly 100 words. Feel free to join in and write your own drabbles on Fridays and tag them with “friday drabble” and on Twitter with the hashtag #fridaydrabble. This one actually came from a very vivid (and disturbing) dream that I had the other night. Left He came down…

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