We’re collecting the “Narrative” posts here — writing about writing and books. Most of these will probably be written by Jeff, but we’ll see.
Stories Jeff’s Gotten Published
“Everyone’s Favorite Couple”: this story definitely, DEFINITELY, isn’t inspired by Leah and I. Published in “Foliate Oak Literary Magazine.” Batch & Narrative post introducing the story here.
“The Detective”: my second piece of published flash fiction, inspired by my sister. Published in “Eunoia Review.” Batch & Narrative post introducing the story here.
“Page 2, Paragraph 25”: my first piece of published flash fiction, inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. Published in “The Drabble.” Batch & Narrative post introducing the story here.
…Often Go Awry: my very first published story, inspired by “Flowers for Algernon” and all the “NIMH” works. Published by “The WiFiles.” Batch & Narrative post introducing the story here (along with thoughts on a year in North Carolina).
Writing about Books and Short Stories
Stephen King Book Collection: a post about Stephen King book collecting, of course
My First Two Graphic Novels: Jake (a friend) says I should check out “Saga” and “Akira” — thoughts?
The Only Two Pieces of Fan Fiction I Have Ever Enjoyed: on works written by Stephen King and Andy Weir, respectively
Two Novels Like Ready Player One: about Snow Crash and Neuromancer
My Favorite Novel: Ella Minnow Pea: a bit on lipograms and the best novel ever written
A Wrinkle in Time (and Bedsheets): thoughts on the 1963 novel and Oprah
O. Henry’s Best Short Story: why you should read “A Retrieved Reformation”
My (Strange) Travel Guest Posts: about two posts on Everyday Strange blog
Visiting a Library Archive: where Jeff’s sister works, in Denver, CO
Gigantic Book Donation (Or, What Books Were Bestselling 1960-Present): title says all
In Brief: St. Pat’s Book Club: on The Last Ballad and being a bad book club member
Behold, the Humble Dash: all about my favorite grammar mark
Alas, Poor Yorick (Valentine’s Present): a little bit about teaching HS English
Ain’t No Party Like a Shakespeare Party: it’s true