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Feb 18, 2019 · 841 words (4 minutes)
This was the first of three stories I wrote based on paintings by the late artist James Christensen, the other two being "On Not Noticing a Bear" and "Ménagerie in Motion" (also available here at Curious Fictions). Christensen's whimsical style captures my imagination (Google him!), and I couldn't help but imagine some stories to go along with his art.
Feb 15, 2019 · 6,932 words (26 minutes) · 2 likes
Restrictive neighborhood covenants protect property values and maintain a sense of propriety in a subdivision, but they also allow the most controlling people power that they can't resist. Maybe not everyone wants to be like everyone else. Maybe that's a good thing.
Feb 14, 2019 · 1,785 words (7 minutes)
A detective struggling to make ends meet. A girl they call the Golden Goose. In a city run by a powerful mobster, nobody wants to play the hero. Private investigator Charlie Madison just wants to pay the rent. When a little girl goes missing...