Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The Gewgaw

This story could be considered my homage to classic fairy tales.  Fantasy creatures.  Violence.  A hidden lesson on morals.  I think that sums it up pretty well.  Bon appetit!

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Alphabet Spaghetti

This is my first post that definitely gets classified under "Other Nonsense."  I had to uphold the blog's name!  This...prose, I guess...came from a challenge to myself to write a story where each sentence only uses alliteration with one letter, going through the entire alphabet.  And I was successful!  It does make sense (at least after a few careful reads), but if you need some clarification (or just want to say something), feel free to comment below!  Let the nonsense begin.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Abraham Lincoln and the Squid

I have another fun story for your reading pleasure!  I would say that this story is my personal re-imagining of an important historical event, but the anecdote below is true.  Seriously.  Also, watch for the Squid to make more appearances in future posts (almost like a mini-series).  So put on your reading glasses and be prepared to enter the factual world of 1860s United States....

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Mr. McGee

I'm going to take a departure from the short story medium to switch to poetry for my second post.  But not just any type of poetry:  very funny, pretty strange, and definitely fantastical (it's about talking animals...again) poetry.  So without further ado...