Short Story Sunday: Uncle Bud’s House

Short Story Sunday: Uncle Bud’s House

Uncle Bud’s House The whole Covid-19 pandemic thing hit my sister and I pretty hard. I was laid off from my job, my girlfriend kicked me out, and I moved back in with my parents. My sister Luna was finishing up her senior year in college online because nobody was allowed to take classed on … Continue reading

Juliette’s Book Club: Hooked From The Start

Juliette’s Book Club: Hooked From The Start

This isn’t about a book I’m reading. It is a shameless plug for a book I wrote. From time to time I write under the name Marla Todd. It is the name I usually use for mainstream non-paranormal and non-vampire style of stories. Check it out. Leave a review. Tell your friends about it. You … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: Take Me Away

Short Story Sunday: Take Me Away

February 28, 2021 It wasn’t as if she needed to go out. It was that connection with the surface and letting the cold air on her skin wake up all of her senses. As she put on her camouflage jacket she thought about how as a child she’d never been able to go out on … Continue reading

Howling Wind

Howling Wind

Tonight the wind is howling and blowing like a hurricane. Unfortunately it gave me a Scorpions ear worm. This afternoon while I was taking out the garbage (tomorrow is garbage day) a ladder almost fell on me. I’m fine. My garbage can is fine despite a huge ladder falling on it. I worry about the … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: Lighthouse

Short Story Sunday: Lighthouse

Lighthouse A story I’ve told before. I will tell it again tonight. 1880 He’d been found in the ocean, wearing a formal jacket with tails and clinging to the top of a grand piano. Underneath the man was a large gray wolfhound. The captain of the ship that had picked him up said that he … Continue reading