Tag Archives: short story

Guest Post – Marlena Smith – The Power of Love #newbook

I am delighted to welcome a long-time friend to Fiction Favorites. She writes under the pen name Marlena Smith. She is here today to tell us all about herself and give you some perspective on her new book, The Power of Love. So welcome, Marlena, and the post is yours. Hello and welcome to Day […]

House of Sorrow by Joan Hall – A #newbook

I am so pleased to welcome Joan Hall to Fiction Favorites. Joan is a Member of Story Empire, and she has a brand new book to tell us about. So, Joan, the post is yours.   July 1969 – Apollo 11 Thank you for hosting me today, John. I’m delighted to be here to talk […]

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 Anything Possible – Kreative Kue #108

  “HereYou know I love prompts and will let Keith Channing tell you in his words about this one. “Using this photo (below) as inspiration, write a short story, flash fiction, scene, poem; anything, really; and either put it (or a link to it) in a comment or email it to me at keithkreates@channing.fr before […]

Wednesday Story Day- AKA Hump Day

    Wednesday Story day is here. Last week we found Billy and Frank inside the bank ready to do the job. All of a sudden Billy needed to use the restroom. Obviously Frank lost it and told everyone in the bank to get on the floor totally ignoring Billy’s needs. Let’s join the pair […]

Wednesday Story Day – AKA Christmas Eve

  This Fire and bottle of Port are for Lisa A. Duke Wednesday story day again. I hope everyone has finished up the Christmas shopping and can take some time to relax. Last week we left Billy asking Frank for a couple of bullets since he was a little squeamish about hitting someone with his […]

Hump Day Short, Short Story

Wednesday is here and I’m sure we are all glad it is. I have noticed the summer flying by. I was talking with some folks and came to realize their kids go back to school in two weeks. I can hardly believe it since it only seemed like yesterday that it was Memorial Day.(or even […]

Hump Day Dump Day – Story Time

This week’s Wednesday story is not about an egg, but is about a poor guy getting dumped. It happens to the best of us and in this case the dumpor waited quite a while to let the dumpee know his status. To make matters worse there is another character involved as well. (gee that is […]

Hump Day is as Hump Day Does

Wednesday is story day to celebrate Hump Day. Since this is Wednesday there will be no exception. Today’s story tells of a young man thinking he has a solution to his problems. I hope you enjoy. The holdup by John W. Howell ©2104 “Yes Sir, can I help you?” “Er . . . why yes. I […]

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 […]