Category: My Fiction

The Origin of Patriarchy

A fable in the style of Rousseau’s fable, “The Origin of Inequality.”  Inspired by divisive nature of the social media conversation about misogyny following the Santa Barbara shooting.  This story is to prove why the cause of defeating patriarchy should unite us, not divide us.  (Trigger warning: rape, violence.) When time had freshly dawned and…
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May 31, 2014 0

Tuppence A Bag

Once upon a time there was a little kitten named Tuppence, who lived in a hole in the side of a hill.  It was a warm cosy hobbit-like hole with a braided rag rug and lots of cosy cushions, but she was all alone.  On cold rainy days the kitten would fix herself a cup…
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May 12, 2014 1

Writing Process- My Crazy Idealism At Work

Hello, Earthlings.  I was invited by the lovely lady Willow Becker to join a blog tour for writers to talk about their writing process- you can read her blog tour post here. This is Willow’s bio: “Willow Dawn Becker is a purveyor of words, often very small ones with lots of scary undertones. She dabbles…
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April 28, 2014 11

I Miss My Hivemother

Hi blog readers– here’s a little science fiction story that may amuse you, as a commentary on current events. Taking An Alien to the Mall The new delegation of aliens to the American embassy was much larger than the last one. As a generally reliable paper-pusher in the embassy, I was given the job of…
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February 6, 2012 1

Small Victories

So I’ve been working on some little short stories set in Rochester.   They all connect with one another, and I’m thinking of weaving them into a longer narrative.   This story is about a homeless bum with supernatural powers, although you won’t find out about his powers until later stories.   This is my…
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March 16, 2011 7