Short Story Sunday: Well, short, short stories.

"Shouldn't you be writing your novel?""My novella, you mean?""Isn't it National Novel Writing Month?""Isn't it about time you stopped badgering me?""Isn't that remark disparaging to badgers?""Let me call one and ask." "Well?""I'm on hold. Want to hear a story?""One of yours?""Yes. One of mine."[silence]"Sure. I got nothing better to do for the next 28.6 seconds." … Continue reading Short Story Sunday: Well, short, short stories.

Spooky Sunday / Inktober Day 31(Risk): My First Horror Story (a risk in itself)

My First Horror Story: Ten Years If you haven't read yesterday's post yet, take a quick read for an introduction to this one: https://linesbyleon.com/2021/10/30/weekend-wrap-up-inktober-day-30-slither-somewhat-spooky-saturday/ Done? Great. Let's continue. Is horror much different from post-apocalyptic or science fiction? When I set out to write this one—yesterday—I wanted to make it an homage to the king of … Continue reading Spooky Sunday / Inktober Day 31(Risk): My First Horror Story (a risk in itself)

Sunday Story Share: Part 3

Last week I posted the second chapter of my short story, The View from Here. Read the first and second chapters here: https://linesbyleon.com/2021/01/24/sunday-story-share/ https://linesbyleon.com/2021/01/31/sunday-story-share-2/ I hope you like the final installment. Chapter 3 I looked around again. The sheer rock cliff on which we were perched stretched as far as I could see in both … Continue reading Sunday Story Share: Part 3