Sam is a goldfish and Tommy's only friend. When Sam dies Tommy begs the old woman next door, a self proclaimed witch, tobring him back to life. Against her better judgement Mama Tasha does...after all, what harm can such a little creature do?
Although Vampires are found in many cultures, this is a short story about the Jewish origins of the Vampire legend as found in the Torah and Talmud which has entered into literature. The information in this regard is factual, as was the treatment of the Jews I describe in the late Middle Ages, just before the advent of the European Enlightenment in the early 1800's.
What's so sexy about a vampire anyway? Everything. There's the flirtation, the seduction, and then the inevitable exchange of body fluids. A tongue-in-cheek exploration of a relationship that is more than a little draining.
A story of a girl torn between the worlds of love and desire... Loved by one man, desired by another, dealing with the intricacies, complications of living away from her home country. Lonely in her marriage, she finds her solace in the heart of another, but is the end as easy as she would like it to be...
All Dana Devlin wanted was to get the stain out of her favorite shirt. Was it her fault the only other guy in the Laundromat on Christmas Eve just happens to be the most eligible bachelor in all of Snowflake, South Carolina?
This 5,880-word short story is 36 pages long.
Playful and tragic. Some people enjoy the little details that are hidden in life, waiting to be discovered and cherished. Other people are enthralled at hearing other peoples stories. They delight in seeing the colors and brilliance of the lives that people live. Still others are curious about the true Mediterranean soul. If you belong to any one of these categories, this is the book for you.
Sara Winters had never had much use for Christmas. That is, until the year the Cowboy showed up and changed everything; for her, for him, for Christmas... forever!
This 5,357-word story is 33 pages long.
When reading the words "open theme" in a contest, what comes to mind? Anything goes? It's anything but. Reid's book imparts this type of advice along with what topics or themes to avoid and how to approach theme-based events. Entering 80 contests in 18 months, he achieved success 29 times. His words come across as a seasoned expert, as he fearlessly shares his fact-finding advice on how to win.