Dear Sylvia, I’m very afraid I’m going to lose Patty. I’ve been calling and texting and no reply. I guess I just have to wait till she’s ready to get back to me. She believes in God and heaven. Love, Jenny © Copyright 2016 Janet Aird. All rights reserved. • • • • • Janet … Continue reading Email to a Friend by Janet Aird
Excerpt from State of California vs Big Bad Wolf; closing statement of defense attorney for Mr. Wolf Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, you’ve heard the evidence from the witnesses, and you’ve heard the closing statement by the prosecution that my client, Mr. Big Bad Wolf, did willfully and recklessly murder Little Red Riding Hood’s … Continue reading State of California vs Big Bad Wolf by Janet Aird
I’d always thought of Albert as a fairly predictable person, so when I came home from work one evening and found the living room drapes missing, I assumed he’d taken them to the dry cleaner. He’s been stressed these last few months, ever since he was laid off from his job as an engineer at … Continue reading Downsized by Janet Aird
The Rose City Sisters 2009 “Story of the Year” is “Sweet Revenge” by Margaret Finnegan. Her story is a darkly comic cautionary tale about a man who eats the last piece of cake.More than two dozen contributors were eligible to vote for their favorite of the seven finalist stories. The votes were tallied on Monday, … Continue reading Congratulations Margaret Finnegan!
When I announced the competition in early December, Rose City Sisters contributors leaped into action and started sending readers to their their stories. Nearly 700 new visitors stopped by for a flash fiction fix in the last 30 days. Wow. Today I used Goggle Analytics to determine the most popular seven stories of 2009. In … Continue reading Announcing the 2009 Story of the Year finalists