Fractured Fragment Friday: Skittish Cab Driver and Flighty Passenger Combine for “Some Kind of Luck”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Skittish Cab Driver and Flighty Passenger Combine for “Some Kind of Luck”

*** My apologies. This episode of Fractured Fragment FRIDAY is being delivered late on SATURDAY because the writer FORGOT to schedule it’s release in advance. Oh, the humanity! I have some personal idiosyncrasies, one of which is a fairly frequent sensation while driving that I am about to be in a collision with a red-light … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Alien Invaders Are Suspicious of “Burial Details”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Alien Invaders Are Suspicious of “Burial Details”

The thought of an old farmer hiding children underground popped into my head, and I had to have a reason why (Oops! I guess that’s a spoiler…) In “Burial Details”, Earth is invaded by aliens intent on keeping the human population in check by removing those capable of reproduction. Here’s the Blurb Be sure to … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: The Release Day for “Too Much of a Good Thing” is Here!
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Fractured Fragment Friday: The Release Day for “Too Much of a Good Thing” is Here!

Today is the release day for “Too Much of a Good Thing” – the ninth in the Detective Jimmy Delaney series. It’s a soft-boiled detective novella with some sci-fi and fantasy elements, sort of a The Rockford Files meets The Avengers (the old BBC series, not the Marvel superheroes.)   Here’s the Blurb Was it … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Egomaniacal Food Critic Meets His Match and Is Treated to “A Dish Best Served”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Egomaniacal Food Critic Meets His Match and Is Treated to “A Dish Best Served”

As Halloween creeps up on us, all of October’s Fractured Fragment Fridays will promote stories from my themed collection WEIRD, But not TOO Scary Tales. This Fractured Fragment Friday, I offer an Edgar Alan Poe inspired tale. “A Dish Best Served” started simply with a desire to use an x-course meal as the vehicle for … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: Being Jettisoned Into Space Is Bad Enough, But “Breathing Is Overrated”
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Fractured Fragment Friday: Being Jettisoned Into Space Is Bad Enough, But “Breathing Is Overrated”

As Halloween creeps up on us, all of October’s Fractured Fragment Fridays will promote stories from my themed collection WEIRD, But not TOO Scary Tales. “Breathing is Overrated” earned me my second of four Honorable Mentions in the Writers of the Future contest. It started when someone I know was having breathing problems, and the … Continue reading

Fractured Fragment Friday: What is the Proper Etiquette When a Witch  Invites a Demon for “Date Night”?
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Fractured Fragment Friday: What is the Proper Etiquette When a Witch  Invites a Demon for “Date Night”?

Since we’re in the witching season, all of October’s Fractured Fragment Fridays will promote stories from my themed collection WEIRD, But not TOO Scary Tales. “Date Night” is a speculative fiction short story with a bit of paranormal romance for flavor. It’s also the third of my four stories that have earned an Honorable Mention … Continue reading