bookscover2cover Crimea 1854

 
Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called Crimea 1854, it can be read by clicking on the link. I wrote this for an online prompt that required a story of 100 words or fewer using the following quote as inspiration:

Her pale face was the lantern
By which they read in life’s dark book
– RS Thomas On the Farm

That quote made me think of Florence Nightingale. And, to finish, here’s the New York Dolls –
 

bookscover2cover: Giant Steps

 
Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called Giant Steps, it can be read by clicking on the link. I wrote “Giant Steps”  after listening obsessively to an album called ‘The Modern Lovers’. The story is about the character in the album’s songs and paraphrases snatches of the lyrics throughout. And so, to finish, here’s The Modern Lovers –
 

bookscover2cover – Split

 
Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called Split, it can be read by clicking on the link. This story was written as an attempt to zoom in on someone who finds himself in an utterly unique situation, which they have to spend the rest of their lives coming to terms with.

And to finish, here’s Gang of Four –

bookscover2cover – Scrying

 
Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called Scryingit can be read by clicking on the link. This story was written because ‘scrying’ is a nice word and because the future is so easy to predict that it’s a wonder all those charlatans can still make a decent living – you want to know what’s in store just look at the old people around you.

And to finish, here’s Benny Spellman