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The Obituary Writer

Chapter 1 It was the kind of small town, and the kind of small-town newspaper, where people still read the obituaries. And he was the last real obituary writer; instead of replacing him, they turned the job over to funeral … Continue reading

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Short Published Piece: Barely Nude

This 25-word story appeared at Nail Polish Stories in April 2012, where all the story titles also are nail polish color names. Here’s the text and editor’s note: Barely Nude by Ray Sharp The illustrated woman, inked from her neck … Continue reading

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Laundry

SHE IS DRIFTING in the warm lulling roar of the laundromat. She is a writer of erotica, and she has her standards. No vampires, no werewolves, no zombies.  She’s no prude; au contraire, light bondage is just too trendy, has … Continue reading

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On the Steps

He died on the El, and then walked across a rainy sky between tall buildings and over a puddled lawn to Navy Pier. He spent the next week or so – who knows how long it really is when the … Continue reading

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Protected: Story Fragment Part 1

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