13 Word Story: Infamous Leaders

I bet you can guess who the reality show POTUS is. Hopefully this won't come to pass--but let's not underestimate the foolishness of our leadership at the moment. If it does happen, I bet the first communication from the hiding-from-disaster presidential bunker will include a brag about his war having the best ratings ever. (This... Continue Reading →

Advertisements

Flash Fiction: Meet The Thunder

This is, uh, a thing. A thing I wrote. A thing that's not really a story, thought there's plenty of story suggested before it and around it and after it. And something, after all, happens in it. So it's story-ish. It felt pretty good to write it. It's got a hefty dose of autobiography in... Continue Reading →

13 Word Story: Internet Of Fangs

(This first appeared on my Patreon page a full week ago. Become a patron and see posts early!) The internet of things and 3-D printing may soon combine to create a powerhouse of personal convenience. Kitchens that order groceries and cook them for their owners, printers that can print out many simple and some complex... Continue Reading →

13 Word Story: LGMs

This one probably falls into the realm of science fantasy -- but then, people have said that before about a number of things and turned out to be wrong. There have always been fanciful ideas about how to solve the perennial human problem of famine and plain old food insecurity. They started, I assume, with... Continue Reading →

Wild Surveillance

It's spring, and when the all-too-frequent rain lets up, the birds are out doing spring bird things, which are the same things much of the animal kingdom are up to, including people -- improving their nests or other lairs, wooing and being wooed, laying eggs whether internally or externally. So, naturally my mind rolled the... Continue Reading →

13 Word Story: Locked In

First, two things: this post appeared on my Patreon page on the 21st, and if you're counting words the-hyphenated-ones-count-as-one. You'll have to decide if you think I cheated or not. I say not. If you'd like to comment, I'll politely discuss it with you.  🙂 Now, about the story: "Uploading," the idea of rendering the human... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑