“The Ghost in the Mini Skirt” has a Voice

The Ghost in the Mini Skirt has a voice and that voice belongs to Roger Wood. The Ghost in the Mini Skirt tells the story of an extremely intelligent computer hacker, Jack, who is contacted by the spirit of a dead husband who wants Jack to find the body...

“Dear Emma” has a Voice

“Dear Emma” has a voice and that voice belongs to Steven A. Gannet. The story of Emma is told by a character who is a youth counselor and volunteer Chaplain.  I wanted a voice that had the patient sound of a man who has the patience to listen to...

Winter 1864 No. 21

In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, Everything I wrote concerning the disgrace known as “Hellmira” has come to pass.  “Hellmira” is now the...

Autumn 1864 No. 20

  In the year of 1864, Johanna Cardiff was becoming a young woman; the war that had split her country continued.  This is her journal; these are her journeys.     Dear Samuel, I must record my thoughts on the prisoner of war camp, called Barracks #3, the Army...

Nate Is Right

A frustrated writer quipped, “You do everything you can to raise them right, and as soon as they hit the page they do any damn thing they please.” Boy, do I feel that way about Nate.  I remember when he was nothing more than a comma on a page. ...

The Tenth Nail

Detective Nate Burns leaned over the back of the crime scene technician, Winston Rawls, and examined the girl.  She was dead. “Do you have any idea what killed her,” he asked Rawls. Standing, and pushing Nate back, the tech shrugged, “Lighting her is bad, she’s in behind the trash...

Coffee, Kindle, and Nate

Nate here again.  Just got the word that several of you are taking me up on my offer to pick up a really good book for less than a buck.  You guys get it.  You save five dollars and that allows you to buy coffee at Kwen’s expense, since...

Welcome to Black Hat

This past July, thousands of a particular breed of professionals gathered for their annual convention at Las Vegas.  These attendees were all computer hackers.  Hackers, be they good or bad, are identified by the hat they wear.  Of course, most of them do not wear hats, it’s simply a...

Have a Cup of Coffee on Nate

My name is Nate, Nate Burns and I’m a detective for the Albuquerque Police Department. My story is “The Tenth Nail,” a new book by Kwen Griffeth and currently in a preorder status on Amazon. Let me take a minute and strongly suggest you buy the eBook while is...

Tell Me Your Story

Recently, the Springfield Writers Guild held another, or I should say, is holding another flash fiction contest.  We have been challenged to write a piece no longer than 1000 words on the story of the “Old Woman” in the picture.  I have included my submission. I found this challenge...