Out of Ideas, Out of Time – A Collaborative Story on Medium

There’s a story on medium I took part in that’s a collaboration between several writers. When one writer finishes a chapter the next in line takes over the story. My contribution was for Chapter 7. You can find links to the other chapters a the bottom of the chapter.

The story follows around a detective who’s helping an author overcome writer’s block, but first he has to find her!

Check out Chapter 7 and the rest of the story by clicking this long sentence.

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Where to Find Me – Social Media/Stories

I’ve been active lately on both Instagram and Medium lately.

Medium: Writer of fictitious tales. I like thoughtful imaginative funny stories.

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A Young Charles Splints Case: Hide-and-Seek (Available on medium.com)

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A 7-year-old Charles Splints is a private investigator at Brooksend Elementary. In this story he’s tasked with finding a student who went missing during a game of Hide-and-Seek.

Find the story here

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From Red To Black – New Poem Available on SpillWordsPress

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By Dan Leicht

There are spiders everywhere

In my lungs
spinning webs
casting away each breath

I can no longer breathe

There is a man talking on his phone below my balcony
telling his daughter it will be all right

A spider crawls over my leg
up to my throat
the music in my ears is loud
and I can no longer hear myself breathing
no longer feel it…(Read the rest on Spillwords)

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Forget-Me-Nots (Short Story available to read on Medium.com)

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Plastic (poem available on Spillwords Press)

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Refill – Story posted to Medium

Refill (short story)

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A Charles Splint Case: Absent Peacock (Parts 1-3)

This is a Charles Splints short story consisting of 3 parts, each around 1,000 words, available on my medium.com page.

Charles Splints was a detective for many years in the city of Brooksend. After leaving the force he became a private investigator and takes all sorts of cases brought to his door. This particular case focuses on a missing peacock from the Brooksend zoo named Ace.

 

Absent Peacock (Part 1)

Absent Peacock (Part 2)

Absent Peacock (Part 3)

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OLD HANK – SHORT STORY ON MEDIUM

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Every December he’d visit the bus stop in the morning and stay there until eight at night. Over the years he made friends with the regulars. Most of them referred to him as Old Hank and would bring him food and conversation before boarding the bus…

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A YOUNG CHARLES SPLINTS CASE

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The young Charles Splints cases take place when the future detective of Brooksend was still in elementary school. A seven year old Charles Splints is on the case. 

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SCHOOL LUNCH

THE GOLD PENCIL SHARPENER

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Find more on Medium.com

 

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