Here is the newest piece from the 365 Film Project. Starring Bryce Haverkorn, Holly Haverkorn, and Micah Speirs. (See original piece below) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MadF4zetz0g
It's here! The first film based on one of my 100-word stories: #YouToo. Here's the film and the original story. https://vimeo.com/385176687?fbclid=IwAR0ghRQa5unKrzqtmER2KbxnIAwX87XmfoeQx7f5AQIGzqnbLc3ZVl8ugsg
I’m a little behind the curve for this new decade already. A couple days in I caught the nastiest cold I’ve had in a while. (Maybe the flu? We’ll say it’s a cold…but it kicked my ass.) Today is the first day I’ve felt like a human being again. So, ten days into the... Continue Reading →
Happy National Novel Writing Month, writerly people. I wasn't going to participate this year, having been thwarted the past couple years. However, I recently participated in a great workshop put on by mystery novelist Becky Clark for Pikes Peak Writers: "How to Write Your Novel in 8 Weeks." And, while I'm still sorting out a... Continue Reading →
Cassius: Did Cicero say anything?Casca: Ay, she spoke Greek.Cassius: To what effect? Casca: Nay, an I tell you that, I'll ne'er look you i'th'face again. But those that understood her smiled at one another, and shook their heads. But for mine own part, it was Greek to me. William Shakespeare: Julius Caesar, Act I, Scene... Continue Reading →
New American Legends just picked up my longer-than-100-word short story “The Yellow Manuscript.” You can check it out here.
THE YELLOW MANUSCRIPT by Jenny Maloney
Sylvie Andrews found the dead man’s hidden manuscript in the false bottom of a drawer in his roll-top desk.
It was the stuff of daydreams for a graduate English major to be allowed into legendary novelist George Pickerman’s study in the first place. To find three hundred single-spaced typed pages which had never been seen before was like something out of an Indiana Jones movie; it was all Sylvie could do not to shout in triumph or pee her pants. A false drawer bottom? Really? Who did that?
Pickerman, who had been compared alternatively to H.P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, and Stephen King, had grown reclusive in later life — which drew even more comparisons, this time to J.D. Salinger. After his sudden death, his wife had made a call to the top graduate programs in the country for three or four Pickerman scholars…
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