https://carrotranch.com/2019/05/10/may-9-flash-fiction-challenge/ "Grandma, tell us about the time before television." Grandma leaned back in her rocking chair nostalgically. "Ah yes, the Golden Age of Radio. Every night the family would get together and listen to Jack Benny, Bob Hope, or Edgar Bergen. Those were the days; good, clean wholesome entertainment.""Ever want to go back, Grandma?"Grandma sat … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Growing Older
I first reposted this old cannabis themed short story of mine on 4/20 back in 2015, now I'm re-reposting for today's 4/20 observance. I first wrote this short story back in 2000 (and rewrote it in 2010), a time of stricter cannabis laws, and it looks at the underworld market of that time. Admittedly the … Continue reading The Dealers (Repost)
After many years of toiling away on short stories, short stage plays, two act stage plays, poems, a novel, and other assorted projects, a month ago I began writing my first screenplay for a feature length film, and I'm already up to page 60! And since I see this movie being an hour and a … Continue reading I’m Writing A Screenplay!
https://carrotranch.com/2019/04/04/april-4-flash-fiction-challenge/ "You know what you're doing, Chandler?" "Of course I do, Brooke," Chandler assured as he stood next to the Weber barbecue. Brooke looked down at the coals and barely saw the orange glow of heat. "I don't think the fire is hot enough." "That's an easy fix." Chandler picked up a bottle of lighter … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Fire
(A sequel to the earlier Current Affairs short plays, episode 3 continues the theme of the absurdly failed political career of the obstreperous Arnie Fowler, a comically tragic fictitious congressman inspired by the current political landscape, which also drove me to reference a famous American drama about a woman who loses her grip on reality.) … Continue reading Current Affairs: A Fake Interview Show – Episode 3
Wrote and posted this short story just over four years ago. It's a story about a chance encounter between a poor person and a really poor person that leads to a discussion on life, who has it worse, and the Golden State Warriors. A decent early effort that deserves more visits, about 1,550 words long, … Continue reading Castle (Repost)
https://carrotranch.com/2019/03/14/march-14-flash-fiction-challenge/ "Go up and talk to them," Sean coerced. "I don't know." Andy looked at the cluster of women at the other side of the bar. "None of them have been giving any signs." "What do you want, a green light?" Drew asked. "Or an Evite?" Rich laughed. "Well," Andy hesitated. "Just talk to them!" … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt – Chisel
Episode 6 of Pacific TV was a pair of short plays. I Can Quit Anytime is a humorous look at Facebook addiction, and What's Hiding in Your Tree? is a fictitious ancestry show. It was performed and live broadcast from Community Television of Santa Cruz on March 14th, 2019. Caveat: this show was performed and … Continue reading Pacific Television Theater – Episode 6
Episode 6 of Pacific Television Theater is to be performed and live aired tonight from Community Television of Santa Cruz at 7:30PM PDT and can be online at http://www.communitytv.org/watch/ctv-public-access-2773/! Episode 6 is two short plays. I Can Quit Anytime is a wry look at Facebook addiction, and What's Hiding In Your Tree? is a fictitious … Continue reading Show Tonight!
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