Author Archives: Deanne E Gwinn
[This is an update on a blogpost I first posted on the Writer’s Carnival website last August, and posted here last December.] I followed my basic battle plan. As acorns began dropping last September, I collected them in dishpan-sized bins … Continue reading
That’s a relief.
Early June 1, 2016. One week before the California primary. My Twitter account freezes. I can’t log in. Anyone else having this problem? By the way, I’m still for Hillary. Mailed my ballot in last week.
The way I see it, Progressives could win big with a Clinton/Sanders ticket. Right now, as the people inspired by Bernie Sanders are digging into coin purses and checking under couch cushions to scrape together something to donate to his … Continue reading
by Deanne Gwinn (flash fiction) Hog Glockson ran a polishing cloth along the last long dark barrel to bring out the “this-means-business” gleam. He nudged the semi-automatic slightly so it lined up with the rest of the inventory spread down … Continue reading
[flash fiction by Deanne Gwinn] This piece is dedicated to #FormationWeek and City Bloc @bccbloc. So, there’s this huge plain. Part is desert, part prairie, part hills – you know – some forests here and there, rivers, ocean-front property. It’s … Continue reading
[flash fiction by Deanne Gwinn] Strolling through town on Christmas Eve, the teachers paused to watch through a window as a family opened gifts. “The star of Bethlehem on their tree makes me think of what I’ve taught,” said Jesus. … Continue reading
(Flash Fiction by Deanne Gwinn) A Special Report by Jo Farley, cultural correspondent Rose Mae Ling opens her jewelry box to show me a set of exquisitely carved lotus blossom earrings, a gift from her grandparents. The earrings for … Continue reading
IN A XENON WORLD (Flash Fiction) I have a spectacular view of the valley. From the veranda of my cabin high above, I can see across to the mountain slopes on the other side, the fringe of green forest near … Continue reading