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Donnetown Today or Recently (or a Long Time Ago)

By Manuel Royal
May 28, 2020 · 7,917 words · 29 minutes

Photo by Stephen Radford via Unsplash.

From the author: Drips and drabs from a mid-size city in the Carolinas.


27 Chapters

1) A Long Sentence

Updated May 28, 2020 · 200 words (1 minute) · 1 like · 23 views

Anonymous commentary re: sentencing in James County Criminal Court.

2) Alabaster

Updated May 28, 2020 · 206 words (1 minute) · 19 views

A reporter drinks it over.

3) Cant be Dead

Updated May 28, 2020 · 191 words (1 minute) · 22 views

An epistle.

4) Plant Cant

Updated May 28, 2020 · 196 words (1 minute) · 21 views

A bit of obit.

5) Everybody's a Critic

Updated May 28, 2020 · 193 words (1 minute) · 21 views

Dear Diary.

6) Van den Dorpe

Updated May 28, 2020 · 206 words (1 minute) · 20 views

7) M.D., M.E., D.O.A.

Updated May 28, 2020 · 196 words (1 minute) · 20 views

8) The Third Person

Updated May 28, 2020 · 189 words (1 minute) · 20 views

9) Fix-Em-Up Day

Updated May 28, 2020 · 214 words (1 minute) · 26 views

10) Horse's Ass

Updated May 28, 2020 · 185 words (1 minute) · 22 views

11) Let Me Clarify That

Updated May 28, 2020 · 194 words (1 minute) · 23 views

12) Quiet Interlude

Updated May 28, 2020 · 194 words (1 minute) · 23 views

13) Fire and Water

Updated May 28, 2020 · 291 words (2 minutes) · 24 views

14) I Shall Whip They Ass

Updated May 28, 2020 · 353 words (2 minutes) · 24 views

15) Deaduns

Updated May 28, 2020 · 172 words (1 minute) · 24 views

16) The Donnetown Devil

Updated May 28, 2020 · 288 words (2 minutes) · 21 views

17) Core Sample

Updated May 28, 2020 · 209 words (1 minute) · 23 views

18) Stone Baby

Updated May 28, 2020 · 497 words (2 minutes) · 22 views

19) Suicide River

Updated May 28, 2020 · 94 words (1 minute) · 25 views

20) Present Past

Updated May 28, 2020 · 281 words (2 minutes) · 21 views

21) Waterlogged

Updated May 28, 2020 · 645 words (3 minutes) · 22 views

22) TGIF

Updated May 28, 2020 · 275 words (1 minute) · 19 views

23) For Ice Cream

Updated May 28, 2020 · 635 words (3 minutes) · 19 views

25) Confessions, Miscellaneous

Updated May 28, 2020 · 332 words (2 minutes) · 22 views

26) Joris O'Lantern

Updated May 28, 2020 · 386 words (2 minutes) · 22 views

27) Healthy Pastry

Updated May 28, 2020 · 992 words (4 minutes) · 22 views

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Manuel Royal

Manuel Royal is by and large a fantasist, with forays into crime fiction.