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The Shortest Best Story Ever

This post originally appeared in Old Road Apples’ very first week of existence. No one noticed it. No one even read it. So, I’m giving it a chance at new life, as I will be doing with other, carefully selected … Continue reading

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Excerpt: Novel in Progress

Someone asked me about the novel in progress…here’s some: It took both of them to drag me up from the hole, and from their grunts and curses  it wasn’t easy for them.  I had stopped struggling weeks before, and was … Continue reading

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Novella Excerpt: Sharp Del

    “Come on out of there, you motherless—.” Sharp Del’s voice died beneath a deeper, more malevolent rumble. “My mother,” the hulking Brin stepped out from the shadows behind him, “was very young.” Sharp Del whirled around with startled fury, … Continue reading

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An Hour From Boise (another excerpt from an abandoned story)

There’s this pit of the stomach feeling, I know you know it, when you blaze over the crest of a slope on the highway with the Pogues blaring Streams of Whiskey from a dozen speakers and that big block Chevy … Continue reading

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