Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

A little update on Extra Fiction Thursday: after I finish this particular series, I will probably be retiring the extra fiction Thursday and returning to fiction only on Fridays. About today’s chapters: one of these chapters will feature some marital romance. For some readers of clean fiction this “romance” may seem a bit too suggestive, …

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*Warning: This week’s chapter deals with the topic of miscarriage. Normal disclaimer: The fiction I share here is not usually the final draft. It also isn’t normally the first draft. Either way, it is edited and rewritten before the final “publication” as an ebook on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. If you’d like to catch …

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As always, this is a work of fiction in progress. What I share on the blog is not the final draft of the novel or novella I’m working on. I reread, rewrite, and rework the stories a few times before I finally publish them on Kindle or Barnes and Noble. I also try to fix …

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Welcome to Chapter 4 of Quarantined. Let me know in the comments if you are following along and what you think should happen next. Since this is a novella there will be less chapters than the other stories I share on my blog, which will be good for some of you who don’t have time …

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I’ve been off Facebook for a few days and haven’t looked at the news but based on some of the blog posts I’m reading, the events going on in today’s world are hitting people hard and spiraling them into depression. Take a break from it all today – either reading this chapter from this novella …

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Because I’ve decided to combine Quarantined (the short story I wrote in April or May or at some point during all this craziness) and Rekindle into a novella called … er… Quarantined, I’ve decided to share parts of the novella from the beginning starting every Thursday. I’m releasing it as a self-published Novella sometime in …

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Find more of this novella in progress HERE. This chapter really isn’t complete but I hope to complete it in the next week or so — if my brain would ever slow down. Atticus tightened the leather of his sandal, wincing as it laced into the blister on his ankle, bursting it open and sending …

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You can catch up with the previous parts of this short story HERE. The election had been brutal. There was no denying it. Worse than the campaigning, the traveling, the long days, had been the media coverage; non-stop negative stories aimed at destroying Matthew Grant before he could even open his mouth. The media machine …

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I’m sharing parts three and four of Rekindle today. To read the first two parts, click HERE. With the children in bed, it was just Matt and Cassie alone in the living room. Alone. Together. With a canyon of silence between them. Matt slumped further down on the couch, drumming his fingers on the cushion. …

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