Short Stories


Put Your Mind in a Better Place

Entertainment for Life

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Character and background stories from OldEarth and Newearth worlds.

We do what we do for a reason…even if we don’t know it.

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Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.


Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.

~Frederick Douglas

“We owe it to each other to tell stories.” 


“Stories are a different kind of true.” 

~Emma Donoghue

There are many excellent stories in this collection… ~Steven R. McEvoy

Story Titles

It Might Have Been
Trying to Be a Hero

Unless You Give Up
As Mom Used to Say
Wouldn’t You?
If the World Were Any Better
I Think I’ll Live
The Loving Choice
A Real Smile This Time
Blue Ink Flowed

Hidden Under Irony
So What’ll It Be?
The Difference Between Us
If You Want To
Topic Sentence
Live and Learn
Romantic Soul
New Life into Her Soul
Face the Cranberries
One Aisle at a Time

A Connection
It Makes All the Difference
Start in the Clouds
For the First Time in Months
Like Dreams upon Waking
Where Is My Hope Now?
Die Hard Optimism
And Everything in Between
I Need the Practice
What Do You Know?

With Your Help
Crushed—but Not to Death
I’ll Always Know
Before the Lights Go Out
For the Living and the Dead
That’s Your Job
Beyond the Scar
Live Honestly and Follow Your Passion
Soul Mates
Like a Ballerina
Take over the World
Not with His Eyes
Alternative Universe
So Blind
My Love Is Strong

Don’t Miss a Day
You Don’t Look Dead to Me
Ol’ Diablo
A Beggar’s Choice
Survival of the Fittest
Good Deed
Addicted to Me
Same Spirit

Visions of Grandeur
Drama Trauma
The Visit
Native Elements
Every Word
To Make a Difference

The Key
James Milford Parker III
The Kingdom of IF