Category: Other stories

Homework: In the Sandbox

Homework: In the Sandbox

I’m still working my way through Neil Gaiman’s MasterClass, having taken some breaks along the way. Today I followed instructions in Chapter 6 about taking a story in unexpected ways. The prompt I used was “child raking in a sandbox next to his nanny”. The initial result of my free writing session is below: Merton’s…

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The Legend of Whoberus

The Legend of Whoberus

Anyone with a passing knowledge of Greek mythology has heard of Cerberus, the three-headed dog (though some accounts describe him as having many more heads than that and not all canine, this is not the story I am here to share).  What many do not know is that Cerberus was not an only child. His…

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Buddy’s Story: Goodbye, Kitty

Buddy’s Story: Goodbye, Kitty

Once upon a time (2013), I started writing a story about a butch dyke named Buddy who leaves the small town they grew up in and heads to the big city.  I started the story during one NaNoWriMo and continued it a year later during the next one. This project has been sitting on my…

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Between Worlds

Between Worlds

She woke with a start, gazing around with a confused expression. “Where is this? What’s going on?” She asked in a voice rough from lack of use. I stood up and came to her bedside. “You’re on the Zephretti in the infirmary.  Or what passes for it on a freighter.” The girl, who had been…

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