Category: Short Story

Burst: Shingles

This story motivated by a writing challenge from Daring Discourse (http://daringdiscourseblog.com/2012/09/06/you-considered-it-all-for-a-second-and-put-it-down-to-slight-of-hand/).  I think when I was a kid that I was scared of a lot.  Anyway, if I were being critical of this story (which I’m not cause I wrote it), I think I’d call it “indulgent”.  What the heck is wrong with that, I […]

Burst: Obama’s Revenge: A Case Study of Galactic Imperialism

  ((This is sort of a companion piece to “Mitt Romney Rolls a Hipster” (http://trentlewin.com/2012/08/31/burst-mitt-romney-rolls-a-hipster/).  Sort of.))   Obama’s Revenge: A Case Study of Galactic Imperialism   Sex in space can be cold.  It’s especially bleak when you’re having at it in the galley, after everyone else is finished with their meal, and your name […]

Burst – The Crack in the Clouds

A brightness, in the shape of a triangle.  Sides too perfect, light too bright.  It shouldn’t be like that.  Outside, it’s raining already, dark.  But through that crack, the light comes through.  Celine comes out and stares, “What are you looking at?”  “Weather,” I tell her.  What a word, it tries to say so much. […]

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