Tag Archive: fiction

Dromophobe

This has been a wonderful walk. I love being out in the fresh air, leaves changing colour, breeze dancing through the trees. But now I’ve come to the end. Well, it’s not the… Continue reading

Novel Update #21: A Sampling

Hello there: As I continue to slug away at editing the manuscript for my novel Fallout with my editor, I thought I’d offer up another tiny sample. Here’s a small taste. Enjoy! Lise was embarrassed now.… Continue reading

The Scheme

Joe was the last person on Earth I expected to do that. So we were all stranded in the library on Friday afternoon. It was supposed to be closed, but Roman got the keys… Continue reading

The Carpenter Who Brought Candy

Hello Friends: Here is yet another re-post during chapter revisions. I hope you enjoy it…..Paula During the summer I turned 10, my neighbours next door renovated their house. There were contractors, plumbers, painters… Continue reading

Back from the Dead

There he stood near death, a mere shell of his former self. “Come on Buddy, not yet!” I said with conviction, “You have so much left to live for.” He didn’t respond. He… Continue reading

Not Cursed

It wasn’t my intention to spill my breakfast bowl But if you knew the day I had, You’d know it hurt my soul. I wasn’t being playful or silly eating there I simply… Continue reading

Exasperated!

The waitress rushed around the crowded diner not sure who to serve first. The sweet elderly man she liked sat in his usual corner booth working away at his cherry pie. “Mm-mmm,” he… Continue reading

Why Today?

I wasn’t going to go to the bank today. I was going to wait until Friday. Why the hell did I go today? The man with the blue-and-white-striped ski mask keeps telling us… Continue reading

In the Dark

Mary sat in the dark. The torrential rain pounding the living room windows made her uneasy. If she didn’t know any better she would have thought something was trying to smash its way… Continue reading

Happy Anniversary to the Café!

Hooray! It’s The Expressible Café’s First Anniversary! It has been one year since I launched this Blog and I can barely believe it. When The Expressible Café opened in September 2013, I had… Continue reading