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Free Fiction Friday: “Comfort and Joy”

UnWrecked Press presents: Free Fiction Friday

This week’s Free Fiction Friday story from UnWrecked Press is “Comfort and Joy.”

UPDATE: Now that the free week is over, you can read the rest of this story by downloading an ebook at Amazon and Smashwords. Then you can read it on your laptop, desktop, Kindle, iPad, Nook, iPhone, or whatever device you use to read ebooks.

This story was first published in The Raleigh News & Observer’s Sunday Reader, December 2002.

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Free Fiction Friday: “Riverrun Alley”

UnWrecked Press presents: Free Fiction Friday

This week’s Free Fiction Friday story from UnWrecked Press is “Riverrun Alley.”

UPDATE: Now that the free week is over, you can read the rest of this story by downloading an ebook at Amazon and Smashwords. Then you can read it on your laptop, desktop, Kindle, iPad, Nook, iPhone, or whatever device you use to read ebooks.

This story was first published at MarsDust, July 2003. Watch for cameos from creatures and people from some of my other stories and novels!

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Free Fiction Friday: “Takedown”

UnWrecked Press presents: Free Fiction Friday

This week’s Free Fiction Friday story from UnWrecked Press is “Takedown.”

UPDATE: Now that the free week is over, you can read the rest of this story by downloading an ebook at Amazon and Smashwords. Then you can read it on your laptop, desktop, Kindle, iPad, Nook, iPhone, or whatever device you use to read ebooks.

This is the second of my sports-related stories, both of which harken back to my teaching days in the midwest. Ah, the old days…!

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Free Fiction Friday: “Home Court Advantage”

UnWrecked Press presents: Free Fiction Friday

This week’s Free Fiction Friday story from UnWrecked Press is “Home Court Advantage.”

UPDATE: Now that the free week is over, you can read the rest of this story by downloading an ebook at Amazon and Smashwords. Then you can read it on your laptop, desktop, Kindle, iPad, Nook, iPhone, or whatever device you use to read ebooks.

Parts of this story are based on actual events, but I’m not saying which parts. Enjoy!

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Free Fiction Friday: “Death in the City”

UnWrecked Press presents: Free Fiction Friday

This week’s Free Fiction Friday story from UnWrecked Press is “Death in the City.”

UPDATE: Now that the free week is over, you can read the rest of this story by downloading an ebook at Amazon and Smashwords. Then you can read it on your laptop, desktop, Kindle, iPad, Nook, iPhone, or whatever device you use to read ebooks.

This story is my homage to Sherwood Anderson’s story “Death in the Woods.”

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Free Fiction Friday: “Breathing Trouble”

UnWrecked Press presents: Free Fiction Friday

This week’s Free Fiction Friday story from UnWrecked Press is “Breathing Trouble.”

UPDATE: Now that the free week is over, you can read the rest of this story by downloading an ebook at Amazon and Smashwords. Then you can read it on your laptop, desktop, Kindle, iPad, Nook, iPhone, or whatever device you use to read ebooks.

This was one of the first stories I wrote after moving from Nebraska to North Carolina, and it’s my way of making sense out of both worlds… It was first published at The Pedestal Magazine in December 2000.

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Free Fiction Friday: “The Brotherhood of Trees”

UnWrecked Press presents: Free Fiction Friday

This week’s Free Fiction Friday story from UnWrecked Press is “The Brotherhood of Trees.”

UPDATE: Now that the free week is over, you can read the rest of this story by downloading an ebook at Amazon and Smashwords. Then you can read it on your laptop, desktop, Kindle, iPad, Nook, iPhone, or whatever device you use to read ebooks.

This story was first published at Aeon Speculative Fiction, February 2006. It was named an Honorable Mention story in  The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror, volume 24. The ebook cover is by Zone 1 Design.

“The protagonist and his partner are depicted with compassion and pathos, and not the over-the-top camp behavior many other authors use to depict gay characters. This, coupled with the neat backstory and polished prose, makes this a tale worth reading.” —Jason Fischer, Tangent Online

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