You thought I was dead. You were wrong. Here are three 100-word short stories, prompts provided by readers on Facebook. I'm doing this again tomorrow, so feel free to lob me a prompt by 11 PM Taipei Standard Time. And if you like what I do, throw me a tip via PayPal. The ultrasound had … Continue reading I Return! 100-Word Short Stories!
Behold, the fifth part! For previous installments, as well as all other Animas stories, click the 'Animas' category tag at the top of the post. Thanks! Sir Stonild never revealed to me the precise reason behind her decision to enter the political arena, particularly at such a young age - nineteen summers, then as now, … Continue reading The Days of Stonild Lark, by Linnaeus Fryer – Part V
Here is Part IV! If you've missed the previous installments, they can be found here: Part I, Part II, Part III. I hope you enjoy it! On another note, I am considering discontinuing regular Animas posts in favor of more satirical news pieces. This does not mean I would cease to write Animas stories. The … Continue reading The Days of Stonild Lark, by Linnaeus Fryer – Part IV
This is the third part of a biography of Prime Minister Stonild Lark, the first part of which can be found here and the second part here. Enjoy! So it was that young Stonild was emancipated and free to choose her own path, which is not necessarily a privilege when one is a partly-educated youth … Continue reading The Days of Stonild Lark, by Linnaeus Fryer – Part III
This is the second part of a biography of Prime Minister Stonild Lark, the first part of which can be found here. Enjoy! What I know - what any of us know, since her famous sister's passing - about Avery Rosebrook Lark is starkly limited. She has no grave and precious little mention of her … Continue reading (Animas) The Days of Stonild Lark, by Linnaeus Fryer – Part II
Trying a fake biography this time with the Animas stories, concerning a certain politician that's cropped up a lot in the previous ones. (Can you guess which historical politician she's based on? This should be obvious for Canadians.) This will be another multi-parter. Enjoy! Sir Stonild Lark was not a handsome woman. There was no … Continue reading (Animas) The Days of Sir Stonild Lark, by Linnaeus Fryer – Part I
Another Animas story! This brief tale has one character from 'Concerning Sal', but it isn't really necessary to read that one first. Got a suggestion for a story in this world? Comment! A most curious incident, reported to us by reliable witnesses, occurred this past Saturday in Lacy Square. Two gentlemen (Mr. Hraefn and Mr. … Continue reading (Animas) An Incident at Lacy Square – June 30th, 1082 CR, Deighton Cryer
Sorry for this. I watched the first episode of The Terror last night on my brother's instructions and I was hyped up. Of course, I loved the book by Dan Simmons, having been obsessed with the Franklin Expedition since I was a wee nine-year old. There will be no The Terror spoilers in here, because … Continue reading 50-word Short Stories: Franklin Expedition Edition!
Right, time for a new Animas story! This one is not dependent at all on the previous installments, although you can click on the tag at the top of the post for the rest of 'em. This one was inspired by my current read-throughs of Gone With the Wind and Wuthering Heights and feeling really … Continue reading (Animas) Concerning Sal
The second installment in my 'Tales of Old Andong' series, the first of which can be found here. They can be read independent of each other, though. Again, this is a mish-mash of events that happened to myself and others. Indis is a real bar and Hoya is a real bartender. He is good. It … Continue reading Tales of Old Andong: First Impressions