Tag Archives: Long Reads

Two-Minute Glory – A Musical Short Story

http://traffic.libsyn.com/davidwallacefleming/NFC_040__Short_Story_-_Two-Minute_Glory_1.mp3Two-Minute Glory is a short story for new college grads and other youngsters who are excited about moving to new cities. As I was working on the mix and master of this podcast, it started to become apparent that there … Continue reading

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A Short Story of Family, Alcohol and Aliens

http://traffic.libsyn.com/davidwallacefleming/NFC_029__The_Magic-Fiver_-_Short_Story.mp3 The Magic-Fiver is a short story exploring the numerous secrets that a seemingly normal family can keep hidden. No, it was not inspired by Robin Williams and his portrayal in Mork and Mindy… or was it? It was, however, brought … Continue reading

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Jesse, Teach Me to Play Cards

Jesse didnt mess with the wires no more. He picked an old red car with a nice back seat and a soft, red inside. The windows could roll all the way down. He pounded a screwdriver under the steering wheel … Continue reading

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The Screenwriter’s House in LA

(This is a 4000-word short story that contains some adult language and situations) I’d known Dennis’s mom since Dennis and me were in second grade, since the days when she would come out on her cedar deck in that grey … Continue reading

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Ten Great Writers on Fiction Writing

1. Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Essential Tips for Short Story Writing (Video) 2. Jack Keruac’s Rules for Spontaneous Prose 3. T. S. Eliot and the Objective Correlative 4. H. P. Lovecraft’s Supernatural Horror in Literature 5. Edgar Allan Poe’s The Poetic … Continue reading

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Digital Girlfriend

ALEX WASN’T THRILLED about getting on that elevator. The Barrel Factory lofts were too upscale for his income yet full of other broke, young professionals fresh from Indiana University. Since the lazy owners were aware of their tenant’s lack of … Continue reading

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The Natural Celebrity

ROY WASN’T A BIG GUY. That was the mystery of it. How could something so big come out of a 145 pound guy with a black crew-cut and skinny bird-like hands? Sure, in the duration of his thirty-four years, he’d … Continue reading

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