Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

I wrote Quarantined as a short story back in April. I’ve decided to combine it with a follow-up story called Rekindle and release it at some point on Kindle Unlimited as a novella under the title Quarantined. I shared the first part of Rekindle about a month ago, but instead of linking to it, I …

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I feel like I’m overwhelming my blog with fiction (and posts in general), but, oh well, I guess. People seem to be following along and enjoying the stories so I’ll keep going. Plus, it’s good to give readers a lot of options that aren’t related to current events. Quarantined was not a planned project. It …

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So, three things before you read part four of Quarantined. First, this is the fourth part of a six part story. You can find the links here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Second, are all of you using the new blocks system for writing now? I hated it when they first introduced it and …

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This is a short story inspired by current events. You can find Part 1 here and Part 2 here, if you want to follow along. This is a six-part story (possibly five if I combine two parts). For anyone following A New Beginning, the last three chapters will be on the blog Thursday, Friday, and …

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I posted the first part of this short story, inspired by current events, Sunday. It’s been a distraction for me to write it and maybe it will be for people to read too.  You can find more of my fiction HERE and on Kindle.   The front door crashed closed, rattling the hinges. Liam stared …

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“I can’t believe I have to self-quarantine. I don’t even have symptoms.” Maddie Grant glared at her husband over the edge of her book. “It’s not like I’m happy with you being stuck here either,” she mumbled. “Excuse me?” “Nothing.” “Yeah, I heard you. And I get it. I don’t want to be stuck in …

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Nothing felt the same since the fire. They’d lost everything. Barking in the distance caught his attention. He looked out across the field of daisies, searching. There. On the other side of the brook. Could it be him? Another bark and his speed picked up. It was him. Patrick felt tears sting his eyes as …

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This is part III of a fiction story I’m working on called “A Story to Tell”.  You can find Part I HERE and part II HERE Don’t want to click from chapter to chapter? Find the book in full on Kindle HERE.    Mama went to quilting club in the church basement on Tuesday nights. …

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