Lonesome Dog

Here’s another 100-word story. I will welcome your feedback. Lonesome Dog By Laura McHale Holland I pass a lonesome dog on the sidewalk. Well, I think he’s lonesome, but that’s probably me projecting, thinking the critter has feelings he doesn’t have. I like...

A fun 100-word story

Last month I included a new 100-word story in a letter I sent out to my subscribers. I asked that they not post the story anywhere on the web because I was thinking of submitting it to an online zine or two. Most people were kind enough to respect my wishes, but one...

There Was A Time

Here’s a new 100-word story. Why not write your own story about a mother and son and add it as a comment? 100 words, no more, no less. A little discipline, a lot of fun. There Was A Time By Laura McHale Holland She buys chocolate for her son, 70 percent cacao,...

Gleaming: a 100-word story

Here’s another 100-word story. I will welcome your feedback. Gleaming By Laura McHale Holland Day after day she winds blackberry vines around paperbacks, doorknobs, French fries, shoes—everything she can touch. It’s an effort; she concentrates. But the barbs...

In her pocket

I’m going to experiment with posting 100-word stories for a while. If you’d like to post your own 100-word story that riffs on this one, please do so in a comment. Other types of comments are always welcome, too. In Her Pocket By Laura McHale Holland On...

Every Imperfection

I found this little story on my hard drive. I suspect there are a fair number of other stories I’ve written, stuffed away and forgotten. How about you? Do you create things and then forget about them? Every Imperfection by Laura McHale Holland She tries on four...

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