Category Short Story

Tuesday – Anything Possible – Short Story

  As you may know, Keith Channing has taken the month of November to craft another Na-No-Wri-Mo 50,000 word novel.  Therefore I am promptless for Tuesday. Since I have titled this day as anything possible, I thought I would offer a short story. This story is based on an actual incident at our local store […]

Tuesday Discussion – Anything is Possible – Short Story

Happy St. Patrick’s Day. I’m not doing shamrocks or green beer. Today’s discussion is on a new series for writers called Channillo. I have a once a week feature called Four Hundred Words or Less. Each Wednesday I post a story that is four hundred words or less. I have often said that what I […]

Friday Catcher is as Friday Catcher Does

Friday at last. Last week I published a story about the Friday Catcher. You can read it here: wp.me/p2Qoij-RX A few comments lead me to come back to the story since none of us could figure out where time goes. Last Friday’s story had a character’s wife calling on Wednesday to find out where her […]

Friday Catcher Is as Friday Catcher Does

Friday is here. This is a very good thing. I decided in celebration of Friday I would write a very short story about the day. It is in the dialog set that I have been working with lately, so here goes. I hope you like it. Friday by John W. Howell ©2013 “So what is […]

Publish is as Publish Does

  I am very pleased that the Paperbook Collective has published one of my short stories in the third edition. You can go to the site: http://issuu.com/jaydeashe/docs/the_paperbook_collective_issue_thre/1?e=0 and read the story and look at the rest of the fine collection. My story begins on page nine, but you might want to look at the others. […]

Talk is as Talk Does

wepoetsshowit  just published one of my stories on their Debut Writer feature. It is a lovely blog that is certainly worth a visit. All week they have special features on poetry, the arts and an open mic segment. Their blog has a calendar which you can click on and view the up and coming daily events. […]

Honorable Mention is as Honorable Mention Does Part III

Synopsis part I and Part II Frank wakes up in the middle of the forest and thinks he has had an accident and was thrown from the car. He can’t move very well and thinks his cell phone has been thrown free. He is a big executive making about Twenty Million dollars a year. He […]

Honorable Mention is as Honorable Mention Does Part II

Synopsis of Part I: Frank wakes up in the middle of the forest and thinks he has had an accident and was thrown from the car. He can’t move very well and thinks his cell phone has been thrown free. He is a big executive making about Twenty Million dollars a year. Cold Night Out […]

Honorable Mention is as honorable Mention Does

  The May issue of Writers Digest announced the winners of the Popular Fiction Awards and I am very pleased that my short story Cold Night Out won an Honorable Mention. Since Writers Digest only publishes the Grand Prize winner, I thought you might enjoy reading it on Fiction Favorites. The story is 4300 words […]