The Mower (Short Story)

The Mower (Short Story)

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“Excuses? You never have nothing but more pathetic fucking excuses!” His voice was rough, slurring from the alcohol, even though it was only one in the afternoon. Bobby backed from the room, heading for the shed where they kept the mower. He…

His Fate (Short Story)

His Fate (Short Story)

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They had been sitting at the bar for hours. He’d never intended to spend the night just sitting and talking, that’s not exactly why he went to the bar. I mean, yeah, he went to meet women, but not just to talk….

The Best Idea (Short Story)

The Best Idea (Short Story)

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“And why am I never told what occurs in my house?” Kyla demanded in a loud voice. She stomped across the hardwood floors, feeling ridiculous in her form fitted suit and stiletto heels. It was absurd that a professional woman should have…

Turning Point (Jacob & Samuel)

Turning Point (Jacob & Samuel)

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The Beginning: Part One: Meet Jacob Part Two: Meet Samuel, Jacob’s Brother Part Three: Meet Ms. McGill, the Teacher who changes their lives.   SAMUEL Samuel was making small talk with Ms McGill one day after school. He was waiting on Jacob…

Keeping Watch (Short Story)

Keeping Watch (Short Story)

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It was just a tiny thing. A minuscule situation that shouldn’t have evoked any irritation at all, much less the raging inferno of fury that it did. It just goes to show you that you can’t trust a man with a violent…

Jacob: The Best Kind of Teacher

Jacob: The Best Kind of Teacher

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Jacob It was the year that they were in sixth grade that everything changed for Jacob. His teacher, Ms. McGill had an effect on him like no one had ever had before in his life, not even his beloved Grandpa. Jacob flourished…

Samuel

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Samuel had been looking for his brother for a good half an hour. He loved his brother and was fiercely loyal to a fault, but he couldn’t understand why Jacob responded to everything so differently than he did. They’d met the bullies…

Jacob

Jacob

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“Jacob!” He heard his father’s voice, the frustration was palpable as he cowered in the corner by the woodshed. Curling into a tight ball, he tried his best to disappear. He knew he’d be in a world of trouble if his papa…