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”

The Smackdown at OK Pizzeria

In this short work of fiction, you will encounter a small city rumor mill, an unfaithful husband, and a smackdown at the O.K. Pizzeria. #Tucumseh #Indiana #rumor mill #adultry #smackdown Smackdown at OK Pizzeria The bad thing about living in a small city like Tecumseh is everybody knows your business.  That’s why the smackdown atContinue reading “The Smackdown at OK Pizzeria”

The Tribulations of Luther Pigg III

In this piece of short fiction, we examine The Tribulations of Luther Pigg III. Luther is faced with many challenges including the locked door of The Cup & Spoon. #short story #Tecumseh #Indiana  The Trials and Tribulations of Luther Pigg III Luther Pigg III was never considered the sharpest tool in the shed by anyoneContinue reading “The Tribulations of Luther Pigg III”

Tecumseh Christmas Light Controversy

This work of short fiction deals with the fictional city of Tecumseh’s Christmas light Controversy. There is a dramatic disagreement about the T-Rex on the courthouse lawn. Tecumseh Christmas Light Controversy Mayor Mark Howard stood up before the Tecumseh city council the first week in November in the year 2011 and announced the town couldn’tContinue reading “Tecumseh Christmas Light Controversy”

Short Fiction: Power Outage

  This work of short fiction deals with a fictional attempt by the residents of Techumseh, Indiana, to explain the cause of a recent power outage. In typical Tecumseh fashion, nobody can agree. Power Outage Wednesday afternoon the south side of Tecumseh went dark. The instant the power outage occurred the air conditioners stopped running,Continue reading “Short Fiction: Power Outage”