Literary Fiction

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So You Want To Be A Writer?

“But that’s where art comes from, he said: life stories. Art history comes along only much later. That’s what art is, he said, the story of a life in all its particularity. It’s the only thing thing that really is particular and personal. It’s the expression of and, at the same times, the fabric of … Continue reading

Everyone has a Story to Tell; What’s Yours?

What happens when the one aspect of life that you have left to use a rallying cry, as a means for something to preserve, could eventually end up tearing your family apart? For the Crowe family what starts out as a typical family drama ends up becoming much, much more than they ever could have … Continue reading

Occupy Hollywood: A Story About the 1%

“My father advised me that life itself was a crap game: it was one of the two lessons I learned as a child. The other was that overturning a rock was apt to reveal a rattlesnake. As lessons go those two seem to hold up, but not to apply.” Play It As It Lays by … Continue reading

The Weatherman Said that There’s a Big Storm Coming… What they Failed to Mention is that, I am the Storm

“The old man looked hard at the shotgun locked in place between them, aimed up at the sky, then raised his cup, took the longest drink in the history of long drinks. ‘Only one place to be if you’re Indian tonight,’ he said, and winked at Jim Doe. ‘Put your ear to the ground, you … Continue reading

Diciembre Presents The Idiot President. Coming to a War-Torn City Near You

“The city was lovely. There could be no place in the world to which he belonged so completely. That was why he’d always dreamed of leaving, and why he’d always been so afraid to go.” I have a difficult time summarizing the plot so I will let the publisher do it for me. Here it … Continue reading

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