A few years ago, I had the pleasure of running into an old educator friend of mine who suggested my students might enjoy reading The Chronicles of Harris Burdick. The following short story was inspired by my experiences with the book.
I don’t know how I ended up there. It wasn’t my original destination, maybe not even my second choice. But I found myself wandering aimlessly across the pier, inhaling the dank aroma of sodden timber and murky river water. I’d been drawn here, maybe by that same soft voice which beckons lovers to their chance … Continue reading A Significant Gamble (part 1 of 4)
A lot has changed since I walked through the subway doors with Grandfather, so many years ago.
I'm thankful to the fine editors at Storgy Magazine for providing a second home for my latest short story. Enjoy! And don't forget to follow Storgy for some top-notch fiction. http://storgy.com/2017/05/26/fiction-the-way-things-were-by-frank-morelli/
"The Way Things Were" follows Marcos on a voyage to Italy where he finds a mysterious relative with the ability to change the course of his life. But will he jump at the opportunity to leave everything and everyone he's ever known behind?
I’ll be awaiting my new prompt for the Final Round tonight at the stroke of midnight, and I’ll have twenty-four hours to write a 1,500 word story. There are now just 80 writers remaining from an original field of over 3,000.
cont’d from parts 1/10 , 2/10, 3/10 Clean Livin’ When it comes to Clean-Livin’, I don’t know where to begin. I guess I need to tell it to you as if it were a ball game. Old Rockford would have wanted it that way. ‘Course, the whole story fits in rather ironically with the last … Continue reading Black Yarn: A Fictional Series (part 4/10)