Posts Tagged by fantasy
|July 31, 2012||Posted by Derek Elkins under All Projects, Elkins Projects|
Chapter Seven – The Mysterious Passion of the Crusty Hermit
The sock monkeys and the blue toupees had a long-standing feud for as far back as any could remember. It had started because either a sock monkey had sneezed and used a blue toupee as a handkerchief or a blue toupee had borrowed five bucks from a sock monkey and never paid it back. No one precisely remembered which.… Register or log in to access full content
|July 14, 2012||Posted by Derek Elkins under All Projects, Elkins Projects|
Chapter Five – Sock Monkeys in the Blue Toupee Jungle of Death
The jungle spread out before Suzie, Frank, Frank’s Colon, Flippy and Melvin like a giant sock and underwear drawer, where everything had just been tossed in, was not laid carefully in rows, and the underwear was not folded just so.
“Well, well”, said Frank, “The Blue Toupee Jungle. As I live and breathe.”
“That’s a jungle, all right,” said Suzie.… Register or log in to access full content
|July 6, 2012||Posted by Joseph Shaw under All Projects, Shaw Blog, Shaw Projects, The Blog|
I'm working on a new story. It's called "Two More" and its about a down-on-his luck man who meets a mysterious stranger at a bar after closing time. The stranger offers him everything he's ever wanted ... for a price. Here's an excerpt...
Two More (by Joseph E. Shaw)
Mike Pierce spent the final moments of the second-to-last day of his life on a stool at the Friendly Stop Bar & Grille.… Register or log in to access full content
|July 5, 2012||Posted by Joseph Shaw under Shaw Blog, The Blog|
The power went out a lot when I was a kid. A storm would roll through, the lights would flicker, then dance, then disappear and there you were, sitting in the dark, wondering whether the episode of “MASH” you were watching would end with funny Alan Alda or maudlin Alan Alda, knowing in your heart of hearts it was probably both.
We had a routine when the power went out. My sister grabbed the blankets from the hall closet, I got the candles from the fridge (I don’t know why we kept them in the fridge.… Register or log in to access full content