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Which Story is Best?


Hi all! Thanks so much for reading the stories I’ve posted. I have a huge favor to ask: I’m planning to enter a couple different versions of one of the stories on this blog in a short story contest. Would … Continue reading

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No Answer


The boy hunched over his desk protectively like a prisoner guarding his lunch tray. Quickly, he glanced up toward the front of the room to make sure that Miss Hendricks was not watching as he put the finishing touches on … Continue reading

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The Crying Button


When I was a kid, my brothers and I had a tree fort. It was built high above the ground between three oak trees. When I think about it now, I realize that the fort was not particularly safe for … Continue reading

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The Library Book – Summer 1989


I’m nine years old. It is summer and the weather alternates between scorching hot and almost bearably hot. It never rains here in the summer. It only bakes. Dad makes us mow the grass on our two and a half … Continue reading

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The Last Night


“This could be the last night. It could be the last time we see each other,” he said. “I know.”  They were laying next to each other on the bed staring at the ceiling. “I wish it could have turned … Continue reading

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White


Walking home from the bus stop one night after work, my cousin died. He was walking across a street when a large, expensive car sped through the intersection and hit him while trying to make it through the yellow light. … Continue reading

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