Category Archives: Free Fiction Friday

Free Fiction Friday: The Return

Every Friday I post a short story here in its entirety. It stays up for one week and then I post something new. When I do, the old one is taken down. So please enjoy the story of the week … Continue reading

Posted in Drath Verse, Free Fiction Friday, LGBT Issues, MDR Publishing, Rambling, Self Publishing, Writing Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Fiction Friday: Orange Thief

Description: A shriek from the back yard usually was bad news. Not this time. Instead of her neighbors stealing oranges, Garnet found a beautiful girl stuck in the highest branches of her tree. Getting her down set off a chain … Continue reading

Posted in Free Fiction Friday, LGBT Issues, MDR Publishing, Self Publishing, Writing Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Fiction Friday: Consort

Description: Keelan glared, hands clenched so tight they felt like wire strung over steel blades ready to spring loose and cut someone to ribbons. Not someone. Father. Again. Always. The battle for his and his siblings’ freedom never ended. Keelan … Continue reading

Posted in Free Fiction Friday, LGBT Issues, MDR Publishing, Self Publishing, Writing Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Free Fiction Friday: Broken Sword of Night

Description: Jamie was king, granted by the right of the Black Sword of Night. Except he wasn’t king, not now that his Knight and lover Ainsley was dead. No one was until the Black Sword was restored. A year after … Continue reading

Posted in Free Fiction Friday, LGBT Issues, MDR Publishing, Self Publishing, Writing Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Fiction Friday: Drifting Leaves, Misty Skies

Description: Sand shifted under Simeon’s feet, under the stairs, the buildings, the entire town. James waited, eyes on the horizon like a onyx sculpture of a man as he gazed across the misty beach towards the booming waves. The waves … Continue reading

Posted in Free Fiction Friday, LGBT Issues, MDR Publishing, Self Publishing, Writing Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Fiction Friday: Stars Drifting Ever Upwards

Description: Gisela paused, one foot planted on a fallen log, the other buried in a mound of long brown pine needles. Beaten, cast out with her sisters, Gisela burned with fury that Harbart had turned on her this way. She’d … Continue reading

Posted in Free Fiction Friday, LGBT Issues, MDR Publishing, Self Publishing, Writing Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Fiction Friday: Dancing on the Edge of the Waterfall

Description: The air was thick with moisture, cold and dark as a shadowy tomb. The cargo hold echoed with the whisper of claws against metal grates. Devyn heard the drips. Alone in the dark with alien monsters hunting her Devyn … Continue reading

Posted in Free Fiction Friday, LGBT Issues, MDR Publishing, Self Publishing, Writing Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Fiction Friday: Candy-Coated Courtship

Description: Candy Courtship, Amirah’s favorite pastry shop, smelled of yeast and the acrid bright smell of fresh green tea. It was all the more welcoming because of the proprietors sweet, beautiful Calliope and her twin sister Hayden. Four months had … Continue reading

Posted in Free Fiction Friday, LGBT Issues, MDR Publishing, Self Publishing, Writing Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Fiction Friday: Tiny Futures

Description: The solution to Leisl’s construction problem came wrapped in an opportunity. When Cassidy came over to help Leisl install a tub in her new tiny house on wheels, Leisl expected nothing other than a functioning tub. But Cassidy was … Continue reading

Posted in Free Fiction Friday, LGBT Issues, MDR Publishing, Self Publishing, Writing Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Free Fiction Friday: Specialist Class Three

Description: Naya found certain aspects of her job… difficult. The excessively controlled environment, the fussy clothes, the endless paperwork. But dealing with the passengers on the space cruiser during their three month journeys was not. There was joy to be … Continue reading

Posted in Free Fiction Friday, LGBT Issues, MDR Publishing, Self Publishing, Writing Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment