Tag Archives: storypraxis

Happy Mother’s Day

“I unfriended my mom on Facebook,” said Gus. He sat down at the edge of a half pipe. Chang popped his skateboard into his hand and sat beside him. “That’s harsh, man. Why?” “Some of the pics on my page … Continue reading

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Carpe Noche

I don’t do days. I used to be a sun worshipper, but three experiences taught me the error of my ways. When I was fifteen I spent two weeks at a cottage on Pigeon Lake. Two of my buddies and … Continue reading

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A Devastating Combination of Beauty and Intelligence

“Now remember, baby, ya gotta smile, ‘specially to the judges, ya hear? Be pretty, Brittany Lynn,” said Becky Sue. She licked her thumb and cleaned a smudge of makeup off her daughter’s face. Lindsey Ann entered the Holiday Inn conference … Continue reading

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Bear Bait

Tyler sat in the swing on the front porch, plugged into his iPod. His sister Dana burst out the front door and yanked the headphones off his head. “Wa!” said Tyler as he whipped around. “You scared the living crap … Continue reading

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Keep It In House

By 7:45am the break room was already filled with staff waiting for the start of their 8:00am shift. Courtney hesitated in the doorway before committing herself to the day. At a table in the back of the room several employees … Continue reading

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Judicious Vampires

“If I were a vampire, I don’t think I’d live in the city,” said Mr. Tweed. He set down his salad fork and stared off into space. Kristy and Bailey looked at each other. Bailey rolled her eyes. “I’ll bite. … Continue reading

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A Good Informant

Margie settled onto a bench near the playground and opened her novel. Morgan and Bryce, her six and four year old children, laughed as they climbed the monkey bars. Margie read one paragraph before Morgan plopped down beside her. She … Continue reading

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