Author Archives: John W. Howell

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt “Oh”

  Oh, my goodness, it is Stream of Consciousness Saturday again, and this week’s prompt is “oh.” It has been so much easier to let Linda Hill explain the prompt, so here are her words. “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “oh.” Use it as a word or find a word that […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA- TGIF

  Friday has arrived as it does each week typically. The prospect of spending a couple of days catching our breath makes Friday a particular day. I used to call it Saturday eve when I was a prisoner of organized commerce. Friday was the day to put on casual clothes and take a little extra […]

Thursday – A Little Personal – Twiggy’s New Toy

“So Twiggy. What do you have there?” “A new toy.” “Geez. I wonder where mine is?” “You can play with mine.” “I don’t know. It doesn’t look big enough for two.” “No, it’s not. But we can take turns.” “Yeah, I think that would work.” “Its name is Starfish. It has a squeaker too.” “Okay, now […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA – Hump Day

    It is Wednesday Story Day again, and last week, Larry and Andrew had a bizarre meeting with the Assistant DA Taggert. He apologized for treating our heroes like criminals, gave Larry back his gun, and then more or less left them to fend for themselves. Well, I see that they are in the car […]

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Kreative Kue #233 by Keith Channing

In Keith’s words. “Using this photo ( below) as inspiration, write a short story, flash fiction, scene, poem; anything, really; even just a caption for the photograph. Either put it (or a link to it) in a comment or email it to me at before 6pm next Sunday (if you aren’t sure what the […]

Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Laying of the White House Cornerstone in 1792

  Yes, this week marks the anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the White House by George Washington in 1792. I’m sure you want to be there, but before you go, take this list and maybe avoid making social or time travel mistakes. Top Ten Things Not to Do at the Laying of […]

Views of the Neighborhood – Fall Festival

Last weekend was the Fall Fest at Emmaus Catholic Parish. The fest is a major fundraiser for the Parish. I stopped by and was amazed at everything that was going on. I thought you would enjoy seeing it as well. This post has way too many photos, but this is a fraction of those I […]

Stream of Consciousness Saturday – Prompt – Ground

  It is Stream of Consciousness Saturday time again. Here is the prompt, as explained by Linda Hill. “Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “ground.” Use it as a noun or a verb in any tense (i.e., grind). Have fun!” Okay, so there you have it. If you would like to join […]

Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF

    What a week. It seemed to go pretty fast. I don’t want anyone wishing their life away, but I hope it moved quickly for you as well. I started editing my WIP on Monday and was pleasantly surprised that the story still looked good to me. I don’t know about you, but sometimes […]

#BadMoonRising: Circumstances of Childhood by John W. Howell #supernatural #suspense

Originally posted on Books and Such:
You might know today’s author from his John Cannon thriller trilogy – but did you know he also writes in other genres?  I’ve read Circumstances of Childhood, and it overflows with themes of family, love, forgiveness, and justice – with some supernatural twists.  Read below to learn how the…