Short Story Movie: Flatulent Fred, by Bill Lawrence

Watch Short Story made into a movie: by Bill Lawrence Narration by Becky Shrimpton Editor & Visual Design by Carey Daiter Produced by Matthew Toffolo What is your short story about? Supernatural vengeance against a corporate bully What genres would you say this story is in? Horror, business, computers How would you describe this story… Continue reading Short Story Movie: Flatulent Fred, by Bill Lawrence

Chapter 1 Novel Reading: UNMASKED by R. Saint Claire

Performed by Becky Shrimpton BUY Novel Online   Get to know the writer: What is your novel about? My novel is essentially a family drama about estranged, middle-aged people still trapped in the damaging social dynamic of their family of origin. There is literally no escape. What genres would you say this novel is in?… Continue reading Chapter 1 Novel Reading: UNMASKED by R. Saint Claire

Novel Transcript: Digby’s Diary, by E D Bird One

Performed by Becky Shrimpton BUY Novel Online Get to know the writer: What is your novel about? A pack of various breeds of dogs set out on a mission to protect two young boys from certain danger, only to find that there is another child who must be rescued from the hands of villains. What… Continue reading Novel Transcript: Digby’s Diary, by E D Bird One

Short Story : DAY OF WHY by Stephen Karnaghan

Watch the August 2016 Winning Short Story Reading.  Reading Performed by actor Becky Shrimpton DAY OF WHY by Stephen Karnaghan Get to know the winning writer: 1. What is your 1pg Short Story about? Weekends for a lot of people are lonely. They may not speak to anyone for two days. So what happens when someone speaks to… Continue reading Short Story : DAY OF WHY by Stephen Karnaghan

Short Story: ALL LIVES MATTER! by Ruth Andrews Garnes

Watch the August 2016 Winning Short Story Reading.  Reading Performed by actor Becky Shrimpton ALL LIVES MATTER! by Ruth Andrews Garnes Get to know the winning writer: 1. What is your 1pg Short Story about? This piece is about the times we are living in and the senseless loss of lives. There’ve been lost of cops and citizens… Continue reading Short Story: ALL LIVES MATTER! by Ruth Andrews Garnes

Short Story: A Dangerous Occupation by Randall Krzak

Watch the August 2016 Winning Short Story Reading.  Reading Performed by actor Becky Shrimpton A Dangerous Occupation by Randall Krzak Get to know the winning writer: 1. What is your 1pg Short Story about? Olivia, the leader of a drug cartel, tries to juggle a normal family life with the ugly realities of her enterprise. Someone invades her… Continue reading Short Story: A Dangerous Occupation by Randall Krzak

Short Story: One More Last Call by Forrest Simcoe

Watch the July 2016 Winning Short Story Reading.  One More Last Call  by Forrest Simcoe Reading Performed by actor Becky Shrimpton Get to know the winning writer:  1. What is your 1pg Short Story about? My story is about two people coming to terms with the fact that their relationship is over. It starts in the aftermath… Continue reading Short Story: One More Last Call by Forrest Simcoe

Winning Short Story: Held Up by Bree Katz

Don’t worry about how much your first draft is going to suck. Just get the words out there. Editing is a special hell all its own, but once you reach that stage, you’re partway through. If you obsess over making the story perfect before you even sit down to write it, you’ll never get started.

Winning Short Story: This Pond is too Crowded by Stacey R. Janik

My advice might sound cliche but write what you know and write from your heart and never let anyone tell you you can’t do something.

Winning Short Story: MY ROAMEO, WHERE ART THOU MY ROAMEO by Michelle Assor

My story is about a woman in the midst of a marriage crisis and a pending divorce. While walking her dog one morning, she receives an eerie phone call from a family member who reluctantly discloses that her husband is dead.