Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations

A series by William Hrdina

Mr. Snuffleupagus Is God
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Seriously. He is.
Dogwalking
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
A man, his dog, and an important lesson in civics... With monsters.
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Dead Beatle
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
Sherlock Holmes takes on his greatest case, the Paul McCartney death clues.
The Hippie Photo of Doom
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
What do you do when you see yourself in a photo you can't possibly be in?
Bird
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
A man in a mental hospital finds solace in music.
The Justice League of Prozac
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011. Category: Fiction
It isn't easy being a superhero.
A Scene from the Life of Shadowfax- Gandalf's Horse
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
It's not easy being a wizard's horse.
Craig's List and Inner Tubes: A Bank Robbery
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
A short story inspired by true events.
SeaWeed
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction
Bobby Steiner, perpetually stoned heroine of "The Diary of Bobby Steiner" returns with an all-new short adventure.
The Battle of Lake Lynwood- A Non-Cautionary Tale
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction
The story of how I spent my 4th of July when I was 11 and 12 years old.
You Say It Without Laughing
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
It's a bit of a curse to have a childish sense of humor, but for one Ohio city-councilman, not being able to keep it together could mean the loss of his job. Some of this story is true, but most of it isn't.
Destiny Can Be a Real Pain in the Ass
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
What happens if you're the chosen one... but you suck at it?
Why 'The Devil Came Down to Georgia' Is a Stupid Song
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
This is the story of why The Devil Came Down to Georgia is a stupid song. Because it really, really is.
Moses, God and the Plagues- A Pharaoh's View
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Everyone is familiar with the ultimate smackdown battle between Moses and the Pharaoh of Egypt. But I don't get the feeling many people have actually read the text.
The Dead Celebrity Space Corps
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
It's sad when a celebrity dies before their time. But, what if they're not really dead? What if they've just been recruited to a higher purpose?
Post-Apocalyptic TP Blues
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
Post-Apocalyptic TP Blues is the tale of a not particularly likeable fellow named Norman Joyner. A doomcryer from birth- Norman gets his wish when 94% of the population dies of the flu. When the dust clears- Norman has a plan to rule what remains of America- one little white square of TP at a time.
The Room Behind the Wall
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
When you buy a new house you never really know what you're going to get. My take on the classic horror trope: the room behind the wall.
It Takes All Three- A Bobby Stoner Adventure
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction
It Takes All Three is a story from the early days of Bobby Stoner- the main character in "The Diary of Bobbys Stoner." In this story, Bobby learns an important lesson about taking things for granted. Oh, and there's a magic bunny rabbit.
Samson and Delilah- WORST. STORY. EVER.
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
I don't know if you've ever read this story in the bible- but man- it sucks!
Why Santa Shared His Soul
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction
A very heartwarming Christmas story to tell your kids when they want to know why you're buying them presents instead of Santa.
Life of Crime
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
Life of Crime tells the story of a son who discovers his boring baby boomer parents have been living a secret life- a secret life that has recently gotten out of hand. (I have a strong feeling this story will eventually be expanded into a full novel- the characters- especially the parents, have been hanging around in the back of my imagination- they have much more to say)
Infinite Regress
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction
INFINITE REGRESS- A short piece of sci-fi about a girl who has an idea to build a computer inside a computer- and what happens. I originally had the idea for this story when I was thinking about a computer programming class I took way back in like 1983. Enjoy!
Michael Bay Must Die!! --A Satire
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
A surreal satire about some toys who learn about Bay's movies and vow to get revenge for the way he portrays them- and the universe as a whole.
Joe the Satirist
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
A horror story in the style of Mark Twain about a man named Joe the Satirist who travels from town to town lampooning the local culture.
A Bong Named Droopy- A Bobby Stoner Adventure
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
A silly story about a bong Bobby Stoner had in college that wanted one thing more than any other: respect. If you enjoy this story, you should check out the full length novel: The Diary of Bobby Stoner- available on Amazon, Kindle, and Audible.com.
Superhero Quick-Change Blues
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
When Terrance Trainer discovers he has superpowers, he is forced to confront a sad truth- being a superhero is as straight forward as it seems.
Stuck in a Hotel Room Closet on a Friday Night
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction
Stuck in a Closet on a Friday Night was first written in 2001. I recently found the handwritten story in a pile of old papers. It is the second story in what I planned to be a trilogy of “This is so Stupid” stories. The first story in the series is called ‘Existential Drag in Forest’ and is available in my short story collection “Where the Fnords Linger” on Amazon or Kindle.
Snoopy Is a Time Lord
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations, Book 36. You set the price! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
A mash-up of Dr. Who and the classic animated special "You're the Greatest Charlie Brown." For the first time, Charlie Brown's never-ending failures get an explanation.
Let's See How You Like It
By William Hrdina
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations, Book 37. You set the price! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction
Let's See How You Like It is a satire, but it introduces ideas that I personally find very interesting. What do we do with those who wear ignorant hatred as a badge of honor? Is Frank right or wrong? They're a whole lot of folks out there who will find this story offensive instead of funny and thought provoking. To you, I say, phhhht.