Every Day Fiction, an online daily in Vancouver, posted my flash fiction “Pitcher of Water” on June 21. LINK The narrator is a crow.
L’Ephemere Review posted its fifth issue called Sanctum, with my fiction “Secret Cities.” The cities described are Nimmerdorf, Wellaway, and Dagnabit. Thanks to editor Kanika Lawton in Vancouver. LINK
The online magazine Coldnoon, based in New Delhi, posted my fictional travelogue “Megalotaphos” under their tab “Dialogues.” LINK
A deserted city built of stone at the edge of the desert – ancient necropolis, or the home of an unknown race? From the Geosophical series of imaginary places.
The online magazine Fair Folk Journal, soon to change its name, posted my fairy tale “Brown Betty.” LINK
After the wedding of her twin sister of Lily White in the fairy tale “Rufty Tufty,” which I translated from French and published in the same magazine, Brown Betty is melancholy from unrequited love. In disguise as Byron Bewtt, she serves as a page for a year in the castle of her prince, Jim Dandy. The plot involves a bee and the game of chess.
Subtle Fiction, an online magazine edited by Jill Chan in New Zealand, posted my flash fiction “Do You Want to Talk?” LINK Neighborhood bachelor and darn good cook Greg wants you to know that he’s here to listen.
The British online magazine Litro today posted two of my fictional travelogues under “Travel and Lifestyle.” Scroll down the page to Latest Posts or use this LINK. The cities here are Aviana and Wassamotta, from the papers of the Geosophical Club.
Prepare to meet the real you by taking my “Self-Questionnaire” posted today in the online magazine Queen Mob’s Tea House, LINK
Also posted today in the online magazine Fair Folk Journal is my story “Rufty Tufty.” This is a free translation from French of a fairy tale by Charles Perrault, in his 1695 book that also contains Cinderella, Puss in Boots, and Little Red Riding Hood. LINK
The online magazine Queen Mob’s Tea House posted my essay “On Autobiography: Truth and Poetry” at this LINK. Telling the truth about your life, even when you want to, can be a tricky business.
Bangalore Review posted my essay “Accidental Landlord” at LINK My attempt to flip a property flopped. I found a tenant, then another . . . and now I live in the “neoclassical gem.”
The online magazine Fictive Dream posted my short story “One Fine Day” at LINK. Joncey, a young mother in a cabin in the woods, talks about her second-hand purchases, her wandering husband Trip, his buddy Spotswood, her piecework knitting for Suellen, and so on. Mama listens up to a point.