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Feb
21

Battle by Weike Wang

He is better at words. She is better at sentences. Games they like to play involve the former, and he wins the vast majority of them the vast majority of the time. Debates they find themselves in involve the latter, and there hasn’t been an occasion (on record) of him winning one for many, many […]

Feb
20

For the rest of the month (and then some), flash fiction to ‘celebrate’ the release of the new book…

As the flood of emails explaining why reviewers, agents and publishers have zero interest in flash fiction begins in earnest, I thought I’d take some consolation in the fact they are just not seeing the Forest of Stone for the trees. Granted, these stories are far better than anything I’ve ever written, but they will […]

Feb
20

The Eyes Have It by Philip K. Dick

It was quite by accident I discovered this incredible invasion of Earth by lifeforms from another planet. As yet, I haven’t done anything about it; I can’t think of anything to do. I wrote to the Government, and they sent back a pamphlet on the repair and maintenance of frame houses. Anyhow, the whole thing is […]

Feb
19

how things end

(originally posted 5/29/2013)   She closed the door so softly that he wasn’t even sure it was closed all the way, like it was inevitable that it would creep back open almost like a yawn. That’s how things end. Not with a whimper or a bang so much as an unanswered question. Like the question […]

Feb
18

little time bomb

(originally posted 6/8/2014)   Nap Lapkin sat back on his stool at the blackjack table and weighed his options. In front of him lay two cards, a king and a seven. The dealer, a small man with greasy black hair and the eyes of a bunny, was showing an eight. It would be inaccurate to […]

The Forest of Stone

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Broken World Stories

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Dizzying Depths

Dizzying Depths

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Tales of Adventure with Nap Lapkin

Tales of Adventure with Nap Lapkin

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What You Don’t Understand

What You Don’t Understand

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The Song Between Her Legs

The Song Between Her Legs

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The Ball Washer

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Homo Sayswhaticus

Homo Sayswhaticus

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The Trembling Fist

The Trembling Fist

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Merciful Flush: The Lance Manion Blogs

Merciful Flush: The Lance Manion Blogs

Publication date: May 2012
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Results May Vary: The Lance Manion Blogs

Results May Vary: The Lance Manion Blogs

Publication date: May 2012
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