Tag Archives: Short Story

Book Review: Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Norse mythology is old. It is all but written in the word ‘mythology’ , mythology being a belief system that we are ourselves far enough away from that pesky ghost of religion to let it joyously linger as historical artifact as … Continue reading

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Flashback: The Day The Gods Left

Preamble (again): Some part of me enjoyed the embarrassment of revisiting old things. So I’m posting another one of the self-contained stories while Gaiman’s book rings in my soul and makes sharing these old, imperfect children seem harmless, almost fun. … Continue reading

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Flashback: They Called Us Gods

Preamble: Neil Gaiman just released his new book Norse Mythology. I am a Gaiman fan, I began consuming it immediately, putting another book on pause to do so. Much like reading Haruki Murakami never fails to capture some hidden sliver … Continue reading

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Untitled Short Story (Excerpt)

It was 7am and they were eating breakfast. Cheerios if you care. It’s not important, but maybe you’re the type of person who inexplicably links favorite foods to stores of empathy, I’m not here to judge you, I’m here to … Continue reading

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The Art of Asking

I pull into a gas station, the kind half run down, half inner city pit stop. A thin-haired man, mid-fifties, in a tan and oil stained working jacket locks eyes with me before I can even get the car in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skin Deep (Legion #2) by Brandon Sanderson

I had my problems with the first Legion story. It was clunky, unsure of itself and the rules of its own universe. These pains combined with an ending that seemed slashed together out of some abject fear of being written … Continue reading

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