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James Van Pelt

Housekeeping

Published Jul 14, 2021 · 3,400 words (13 minutes) · 187 views

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"The Far Side" cartoonist, Gary Larson, drew an image of a family fleeing a city while a mushroom cloud rises in the distance. Their panic is evident, except their dog has his head out the window, looking at a dog on the sidewalk. Larson says he drew it to illustrate different points of view will not see a situation the same way. I like stories like that. In "Housekeeping," the apocalyptic background isn't the prime concern in the main character's life. Sometimes you just have to be a good dad.

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Ben Serna-Grey

Where Gods Dance

Published Oct 11, 2019 · 1,244 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 705 views

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Originally published in the March 2019 issue of Apex Magazine (issue 118), it's a flash piece about a father's obsessive and insatiable grief over the loss of his son, and where his grief takes him as he's unable to move beyond it.

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Steven Harper

Fatherhood

Published Aug 4, 2019 · 6,002 words (22 minutes) · 861 views

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I'm back from a month in Germany! Now I can get back to posting more stories. "Fatherhood" was published in MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY'S FANTASY MAGAZINE. It started during a night walk in the woods when I found myself at the edge of a cliff staring down at the trees, an oddly compelling sensation. The story, however, stalled out about halfway through, and I set it aside for almost a year. I finally figured out how to finish it.

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Shane Halbach

Lullabies for a Clockwork Child

Published Jan 23, 2019 · 952 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 644 views

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This story is about how love can make you blind, how you always want the best for your children, and why you should never, never wind that mainspring.

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