A Heart Thing

A Heart Thing What was I doing here? It seemed a sad inertia was in control of my body. Beautiful, yes, this sand and sun part of the world! And, it was a promise my heart compelled me to keep…after so many tears and a fragile restoration from the pain and finality of impending death. […]

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The Phantom Lady

The Phantom Lady             Unnoticed, the lady came quietly into the store and stood in front of the counter. She had about her an ethereal quality, dressed in a soft burgundy and gold outfit. Her face professed a youthful beauty, yet, mystical and serene with a quiet mysterious attraction.   […]

Breaking Up

Breaking Up Jan Cowper was a bit late in her arrival at the restaurant for a dinner date with her live-in boyfriend. “Sorry I’m late, Tony…had some things to do after work.” She sat opposite him at the table for two and placed her purse on the floor beside her. Tony eyed her… She was […]

The Ghostly Shroud

The Ghostly Shroud The fog hangs heavy like a gray ghostly shroud, the bluff and canyon below all hidden from the human eye. The nearby leafless hardwood trees outside the window stand bent, tall, and eerily ominous like lonely wasteland creatures. Occasionally they sway with a slight breeze as though shaking off the winter chill. […]

“The Candlestick Killer” (Short Story: 4 Authors/4 Parts)

         As promised last week, here in its entirety are Parts 1-4 of “The Candlestick Killer” by Eden Baylee (@edenbaylee on twitter), John Dolan (@JohnDolanAuthor), Billy Ray Chitwood (@brchitwood on twitter), and Diane Strong (@DianeIStrong on twitter), a short story which is a regular part of Cameron Gaggiepy’s ‘The Story Circle’ blog (@camerongarriepy on twitter). […]

A ‘Story Circle Gem’ By Four Authors: “The Candlestick Killer”

                         It was my honor and my pleasure to join three other authors in writing a short story ‘gem’ for Cameron Garriepy’s ‘The Story Circle.’ The short story was to have four parts, each part appearing each Monday in February on Cameron’s blog, http://bit.ly/XkkzmM, beginning on February 4, 2013. On Monday 2/4, Literary Erotica author Eden Baylee […]