The John Donne Mystery

The John Donne Mystery The John Donne Mystery is a piece of short fiction about a mysterious note, a small university police office, and a dead poet. #John Doone #Tecumseh #Indiana #University police #secretary Every morning, I’m the person who unlocks the door and turns on the lights to the Tecumseh University Police Station. It’sContinue reading “The John Donne Mystery”

The San Jon Christmas Miracle

The San Jon Christmas Miracle The San Jon Christmas Miracle is a short work of fiction about a family who breaks down in San Jon New Mexico before Christmas. #short fiction #Christmas #San Jon #New Mexico Every morning while I waited for my kids to climb on the school bus, I noticed more and moreContinue reading “The San Jon Christmas Miracle”

Snow Day

  Snow Day Snow Day is a short work of fiction about a snowstorm in the fictional city of Tecumseh< Indiana, The kids are home from school and their next-door neighbor is Quirt. The situation leads to big trouble. #short fiction #Tecumseh #Indiana #Quirt #snowstorm Kenny Mulligan woke up to discover a miracle had takenContinue reading “Snow Day”

Sister Hazel’s Washing Machine

Sister Hazel’s Washing Machine Sister Hazel’s Washing Machine is a short work of fiction involving a church congregation, a prayer request, an abandoned house, and a washing machine. #short fiction #answered prayer #church congregation #washing machine When Pastor Westly Andrews gave the invitation to come forward for prayer at the close of service at MountContinue reading “Sister Hazel’s Washing Machine”

War of the Crickets

 War of the Crickets In this blog, Rooster wages the War of the Crickets against the noisy insects who invaded our house. He comes out a winner in this war due to the weather turning cold. #crickets #ground hog #trap Crickets have invaded our home now that fall is around the corner. There seems toContinue reading “War of the Crickets”

Mama, the Hammer, and the Carney Man

  Mama, the Hammer, and the Carney Man Mama, the Hammer, and the Carney Man is a piece of short fiction about a trip to a supermarket carnival as told through the eyes of a small child. #short fiction #carnival midway #the Hammer I looked out the living room window exactly fifty-seven times. I knowContinue reading “Mama, the Hammer, and the Carney Man”

The Bluesman

  The Bluesman The Bluesman is a short work of fiction dealing with what might have happened between the legendary Kokomo Arnold and a record studio executive. #Kokomo Arnold #bluesman #Decca records #Old Original Kokomo Blues #Sweet Home Chicago #crossroads #steel mill #Robert Johnson The relentless August sun beat down on the blacktop of theContinue reading “The Bluesman”

Dispatch I have a problem

Dispatch I have a problem is a short work of fiction dealing with a Sherriff deputy and a speeding car full of chickens. Tecumseh is a fictional town located somewhere in Indiana. Dispatch I have a problem Washington County Sherriff’s Deputy G.W. Harding was about to end his shift. It was 11:45 p.m. on aContinue reading “Dispatch I have a problem”

The Big Bug Invasion

This story of short fiction thew big bug invasion in Tecumseh when a giant sculpture is erected to attract tourists and the disappearance of the Iron Man. #short fiction #sculpture #Tecumseh #Indiana The Big Bug Invasion Nobody in Tecumseh is sure about who came up with the idea. The only thing the citizens of theContinue reading “The Big Bug Invasion”