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if i had a hammer

If I had a Hammer

This is a blast from the past (December 21, 2015) that seems appropriate to share again for the start of the holiday shopping season. If I had a Hammer I know you’ve been there, this isn’t my first time in this position myself. The fight began when I pulled the …

No Costume Needed

No Costume Needed

This is a blast from the past originally posted on November 10, 2014. It was something that fell into the Indies Unlimited flash fiction challenge stories, but it ended up being too long. Though it’s a day late, it does fit the mood of the season. Cthulhumas is upon us …

memories of ice

Memories of Ice #vignette

Memories of Ice Clang. The hammer flattened the metal on the anvil. Clang Clang. Jarns focused on the task, lost to the rhythm. Clang. A year as an apprentice, today Master Trage would judge his final piece. The sword for Sir Hamna. Clang Clang. He shoved the metal back into …

child of blackmoon

Child of Blackmoon #vignettes

Still experimenting with some bits and pieces. You never really know what you might get. Child of Blackmoon Blackest night, midnight with a cloudless sky and no moon to show for it. The dark side of the moon passes over the field. That day and for days preceding it, the …

Silver Flames

Silver Flames #vignette

Today we stumble across a short bit to make us thirsty for more. Maybe it’s something, maybe not. I’m not here to judge anything. I just put the words to the page. Silver Flames Focus in on the edge of a glass. A finger twists across its surface and the …

Signs

Signs #flashfiction

This blast from the past was originally written for the Indies Unlimited weekly flash fiction prompts. Original posting date was August 20, 2014. In the past they used to give you prompts and a picture and then you went from there. The story can fit the prompts, it can be …

seventh butterfly

Seventh Butterfly #storybits

So here is a thing. It isn’t meant to be a full story and it won’t read like a story. Doing bits and pieces of stories has been something I have played around with here in the past. It’s a bit of character study as well as digging into different …