Mike Bozart

Biography

Mike Bozart was born in the tidewater area of Virginia (US Navy kid) on a hot afternoon in 1964. He attended a mix of public and Catholic grade schools. After graduating with an Earth Science degree from UNC-Charlotte in 1986, he started doing safety technical writing.

Former residences in North Carolina include Raleigh, Greensboro, Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Etowah and Asheville. Charlotte is his current residence. He has also lived in downtown San Francisco (early '90s).

Mike has written numerous surreal poem-stories and over a dozen 1500-word quasi-real short stories under the psecret psociety heading. Gold, his first novel, was rough-drafted in just 27 days during a seven-week period (May 23 – July 11, 2013).

Mike's first novella was To Morrow Tomorrow (2014); his second was Mysterieau of San Francisco (2015).

Mike does artwork under the nom de brosse of m. van tryke.

The author is happily remarried (Sharon) with a son (Kirk).

Smashwords Interview

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The morning bike ride. I am an avid single-speed cyclist. I seem to get the best ideas when riding my bike. It's as much a neural exercise as a physical one.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I seem to stumble upon them on the internet. Were they magically placed there? Ha-ha.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Mike Bozart online

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Books

Enkloseur
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Educational
A new strategy game that is played on a chessboard is invented with help from the author's nephew and son. Approx. 1400 words. OK for all ages.
Jim & Jill
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
It's sometime in the future on planet Earth, perhaps the 25th century or thereabouts. The humanoid robots have won out. And, what do these ultra-smart androids do for entertainment? Why, they replay miscellaneous memories from the humankind era. But, it seems that not all of these memories are static. Some seem to have an impetus to have a meta-life of their own. Well, until ... (1300 words)
Psecret Psociety Pshort Pstories, vol. 3
Price: Free! Words: 93,330. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Three dozen more compact tales from calendar year 2017. Many are autobiographical. Some are subtly surreal. All are thought-filled to the max. A novelette, 'Foxfire', is appended as a bonus.
The Waiter
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Agents 32 and 33 venture to a nearby Italian restaurant (in Charlotte, NC, USA) in search of another short story, and one lands right in their laps. Approx. 1300 words. If this largely autobiographical tale were an American movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13 (some crude language).
The Waitress
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
The author and a science lab facilitator have a more-interesting-than-ever-expected conversation with a waitress at a Mexican restaurant in Charlotte (NC, USA). Approx. 1600 words. If this autobiographical tale were an American movie, it would probably be rated G (ok for all ages).
That Day
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
That day in question was Wednesday, February 10, 2016. For most people it was probably an ordinary day. For the commuter-bicycling author it was a day when a very, very, veeeery expensive, forever-to-be-haunted-by blunder was made. That day is chronicled from awakening to crashing. Approx. 2,000 words. If this autobiographical tale were an American movie, it might be rated PG-13 (foul language).
Zap
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Sports
While watching the TSG 1899 Hoffenheim - Liverpool FC Champions League play-off match (first leg) in a Charlotte (NC, US) bar on a hot-as-hell August day, the author is accosted by a South American man who comments on the game, and then agrees to answer an octet of questions. His replies are quite candid. The younger Irish bartender adds jolting commentary along the way. Approx. 2K words.
The Race
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Inspirational
A hard-driven, middle-aged, male boss concocts a unique competition for his staff that will take place at night, on bikes, on an abandoned railroad in Appalachia (USA). The motive behind this off-road cycling race is unclear to the five office employees, though the weather is on the fateful mid-October evening. With bright headlamps and puncture-resistant tires, what could go wrong? ~4,700 words.
Starring in Roanoke
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
(3.00)
Recurring Agents 32 and 33 of the nebulous entity known as psecret psociety investigate Roanoke (Virginia, USA); more specifically, the famous Mill Mountain Star. It is a warm fall day that soon fills with lofty random conversation on sundry topics. When the sun goes down ... Approx. 1800 words. If this little slice-of-life vignette were an American movie, it would probably be rated G or PG-13.
The Bunker
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00)
An older Canadian gentleman is intrigued by an online text ad posted by a 'prepper' supply company. He decides to enter the subterranean-living contest. After all, with plenty of food, water, oxygen and entertainment, what could possibly go wrong 207 yards underground? Approx. 4400 words. If this tale were a movie in the US, it would probably be rated PG-13 (language, marijuana, adult themes).
The Locked Door
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00)
A single Asian American female lives alone in an apartment in a SE US city. A locked storage closet door leads to speculation, mistaken identity, and tragedy. Approx. 1700 words. If this psecret psociety tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13 (some foul language).
The Toothache
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Biographical
On a foggy morning in 1954, a middle-aged man in San Francisco has a bad toothache. He begins walking to try to get his mind off of it. In a small cafe', he gets some homeopathic advice. But, only the Golden Gate Bridge can offer permanent relief from the acute pain. Based on a tragic, real-life event. Approx. 1100 words. If this tale were a film, it would most likely be rated PG-13 (language).
Pass-Through Paradox
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Two Denver-area (Colorado, USA) university employees work in separate but adjacent storerooms. However, there is a connection between these two basement storage rooms: a vent high up on the wall. What could be misconstrued? What could ever go wrong? Puff breaks heighten the suspicions. Approx. 2100 words. If this little tale were a movie, it would probably be rated PG-13 (for marijuana usage).
Columbia Eclipsed
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 of the nebulous entity known as psecret psociety venture to Columbia (SC, USA) from Charlotte in the wee hours of a Monday morning (August 21, 2017) to take in the total solar eclipse. They chat with assorted folks on their way to a certain tavern, which will be having a viewing party. Some reptiles are observed and commented upon. Totality includes a surreal addition. 4K words.
The Vision
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Set in the Clam Beach - McKinleyville area of Northern California (USA) in 2016. An ordinary man in his mid-30s has a compelling dream that offers a chance to find treasure nearby. Is the vision just subliminal wishful thinking? Nick starts to think that there is something to the graphic clue; he will investigate later tonight. Tomorrow, the results will be aired on local TV. Approx. 2,200 words.
Moonstone Moonchild
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
A young lady repeatedly walks a North Coast (CA, USA) beach, searching for a certain semiprecious stone. She appears deranged. However, to one prestigious college graduate, Manda appears like easy prey. What happens at the 'moon garden' will completely change Ollie's life. Approx. 2300 words. If this tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13 (some four-letter words, crude thoughts).
Samoa Sam
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
An adopted, active, mixed-race lady in her mid-20s goes on an epic weekend cycling and rowing excursion to help maintain her slim physique. Yet, the outing is also for psychological reasons, as her mind soon goes into overdrive. Sam is wondering about her sexuality and her future on the North Coast of California. As the skies start to darken, will it all become clear? (3333 words)
The Other Manila
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 of the hard-to-define entity known as psecret psociety investigate the small North Coast (California, USA) enclave of Manila on Arcata Bay. They soon realize that they may be stranded for fifteen hours. But then, a pair of kind Asian gents accost them and let them know an option for getting to their desired destination. With time on their hands, they head out to the sand dunes ...
Lolita of Loleta
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » Erotica » Women's Erotica
When a 15-year-old girl turns 16 in a small Northern California (USA) town, she falls for the new 20-something psychology teacher. Despite the male instructor's aloofness, Laura is determined to wear him down and make him hers. WARNING: FOR ADULTS ONLY - MUST BE OVER 18. GRAPHIC SEXUAL DEPICTIONS AND EXTREMELY RAW LANGUAGE. If this tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated XXX (maybe R)
Fortunate in Fortuna
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Agents 32 & 33 of the nebulous psecret psociety venture to the Eel River town of Fortuna in Northern California via bus on a splendid spring Saturday. While in a local eatery, they get directed to a museum, where more clues are taken in. On a bridge going back, more clues are leaked out. Approx. 1600 words. If this tale were a film, it would most likely be rated PG-13 (psychoactive references).
Al on Arcata
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
The author (Agent 33) contacts 'the amazing one' (Al Nino) on a humid spring day to get his take on Arcata (California, USA) and the surrounding area. Al shares some interesting anecdotes as the interrogation proceeds, including some very frank admissions and hyperbole about the winters on the Humboldt County coast. Approx. 1,600 words. No Mr. Malloy in this one. Probable movie rating: PG-13.
Mad River Madman
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Alternative history
Bill, a Gulf War veteran who is living in a camper in Arcata (CA, USA), gets some bad news on a winter morning in 2014. With no savings, he starts selling. Stress builds. Old demons re-emerge. Eventually, he is living somewhere not intended for human occupation. At an across-the-street watering hole, he meets an attractive lady, Charlene, who has seen better days, too. They reach a lodging deal.
Trinidad Head
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Agents 32 and 33 of the nebulous entity known as psecret psociety are assigned to the North Coast of California to check out a dome-shaped almost-an-island feature for possible clues. The circular hike yields amazing views, strange occurrences, curious finds, odd dialogue, surreal thoughts, and chance encounters. Back at the bus stop, it appears that the whole day has been a loop inside of a loop.
Foxfire
Price: Free! Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Biographical
Agents 32 and 33 take a weekend trip to a camper in the NC mountains (near Lenoir) in March of 2017. Agent 33 then discovers a glowing fungus on a tree in the forest. When he investigates, quotes by Aristotle soon fill his head. Agent 32 is dubious until ... An 8,000-word novelette. If this story were a movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13, possibly even G (all ages ok).
The Classified Ad
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
The young author (future Agent 33) makes his first journey - on a very limited budget - to San Francisco (CA, USA) at the end of 1986. When he finds an underground periodical in a city bus shelter, a very strange personal ad catches his eye and arrests his mind. He responds and it only gets stranger. Approx. 3,300 words. If this semi-autobiographical tale were a movie, it might be rated PG-13.
Terminal Moraine
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Hua is a young woman from remote northwestern China who takes a factory job in Shanghai. The work is tedious, wrist-aching and spirit-defeating. The hours are very long. On her only day off, she receives a phone call relaying some tragic news. Once back in her village, reminders of the past appear. She wonders what she should do with her life. A mysterious text message only increases her doubt.
Yep, That Was Me
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Alternative history
Back in 1970, an unmanageable Australian lad can't wait to see the world. After fleeing from adult supervision once again, he decides to hitch a ride on a DC-8 jetliner at the Sydney airport. It all starts off real well in the wheel well. But, then ... Closely based on a photo-captured real-life tragedy. Approx. 1100 words. If this tale were a movie, it would probably be rated G (all ages ok).
Xinguara
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
In a small Brazilian town in 2016, a young man who loves to fish - but doesn't make much money doing it - has fallen for a pretty young lady. However, this sexy, beautiful, middle-class lady is also being courted by a rich guy. Who will win out? One exits the triangle down by the river. Based on real-life events. Approx. 1,200 words. If this were a movie, it would probably get a PG-13 rating.
Quotidian x 2
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
An American IT professional takes a short-term assignment in the Netherlands. He settles in Amsterdam. Soon he notices a man with a unique cadence who passes under his window on a very exact schedule. When he investigates further, he gets quite a shock. Though, his new Dutch girlfriend has her doubts. Approx. 1,600 words. If this little tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13.
Winston-Salem Revue
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Agents 32 and 33 of the so-called psecret psociety travel from Charlotte to Winston-Salem (NC, USA) to search for more clues on a majestic spring Saturday. They sample several downtown spots and leave their own breadcrumbs. The next day, it's a lakeside conclusion. Oddly ordinary, yet surreal in spots. Approx. 3,800 words. Malloy went undetected.
Inside Office 108
Price: Free! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00)
On a rainy November night in an American city, an after-hours, extra-marital affair takes place in a college office. Will the paramours be discovered? What will happen to them in the future? Based on a real-life series of tragic events. Approx. 1,000 words. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. No Mr. Malloy in this one. Probable movie rating: PG-13.
Grandfathered
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
On a Saturday in March of 2017, Agents 32 and 33 venture to Grandfather Mountain (NC, USA) from Charlotte, via Blowing Rock. They take in the usual sites, adding unusual remarks. Then, under the Linn Cove Viaduct, they strike auditory gold. Approx. 3,000 words. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Sorry (or thankfully), no Mr. Malloy in this one. Movie rating: PG-13.
Psecret Psociety Pshort Pstories, vol. 2
Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Thirty-nine more semi-surreal, oddly ordinary, maniacally meta-fictitious short stories from calendar year 2016 are lassoed into a digital bundle.
The Bully's Last Slurp
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
An Asian American (Hmong) male high school student in a western North Carolina (USA) chemistry lab is bullied by a mean knuckle-dragger. After carefully studying his options, Xeeb plots his revenge. Then a few months later, the window of opportunity opens. Will he execute his vengeful scheme? Approx. 1600 words. Another tale in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Movie rating: PG-13.
Lake Montonia Regazed
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Agent 32 (codename: Monique) reviews/critiques a previous short story, 'Lake Montonia Gaze', with Agent 33 (the author). She then asks him a series of probing questions regarding the said short story. When question no. 5 is asked, a most convoluted, quasi-psychedelic, answer is given. And when a follow-up question is asked ... ~ Approx. 1,300 words. Note: Best to read 'Lake Montonia Gaze' first.
Greenville Jaunt
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety venture to Greenville (SC, USA) from Charlotte on a February Saturday. They check out scenic Falls Park and the unique Liberty Bridge, while looking for clues and becoming clues themselves. A craft brewery and a pizzeria are ensnared along the way. Back at their hotel the next morning, another out-of-state guest has seen it all before. Approx. 3,300 words.
Lake Montonia Gaze
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
The author (Agent 33) and an old friend named Slim (no Agent no.) go for a winter's day hike on an old mountain ridge about 45 minutes west of Charlotte (NC, USA) to discuss the sudden passing of an old friend (Agent 107). However, other topics emerge, such as a lawsuit, a hidden roach, and other assorted memories. Approx. 2,800 words. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries.
The Punt
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Sports
(2.00)
The author (Agent 33) and his teenage son (Agent 66) are passing an American football in their back yard on a fall day in east Charlotte (USA). When dad kicks the ball - errantly - an aerial dilemma ensues. A possible remedy crashes out. Approx. 1500 words. If this tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated PG-13 (foul language). Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries.
Gallivanting in Galax
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety return to Galax (Virginia, USA) on Christmas Eve 2016 to make amends for a previous short story. They go on an evening walk through the nearly deserted town, finally alighting at a cool craft brewery across from a creek. Their conversation is recorded, and their thoughts are revealed. When Agent 33 awakes the next morning, he realizes that he had a mix-up.
Fries or Freeze
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 of the psecret psociety journey to Fries (VA, USA) on a cold, gray, ominous December day. There they check out the old dam and power station. Later, they drive down to the north bank of the New River. Mysterious cars seem to be tailing them. Their conversation revolves around known history, possible histories, and lodging. Approx. 1100 words. If a movie, it would be rated G.
Charlie West
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Agents 32 and 33 take a road trip to Charleston (WV, USA) from Charlotte on a nice December day. They stay in a downtown hotel and explore the city on foot, sampling some popular eateries and shops. They avoid falling in the Kanawha River and learn a civic nickname along the way. No shortage of thoughts or peculiar inferences. If this autobiographical tale were a movie, it would be rated PG-13.
Eureka!
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A 20-something, struggling Latino American actor gets a strange letter in the mail on a desultory Hollywood afternoon. He then decides to act on the letter's invitation and takes a flight from Los Angeles to Portland (OR). In the PDX airport, he accosts a cute Latina, and they pass the dead time with some seemingly innocent small talk. Once in Eureka (CA), the actor's grand plans take a twist.
Failed to Ignite
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The amazing Al Nino of New York City contacts the author out of the blue on a calm-after-the-storm fall weekday. Al gets in his usual zingers, while the author tries to figure out if he has been ripped off. Approx. 1200 words. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries.
Tiki Wiki
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » General
The author (Agent 33) and his wife (Agent 32) return to the Golden Sands (hotel) at Carolina Beach (NC, USA) for a family Thanksgiving. A strangely short pier catches their attention. There, by chance, they meet a Liverpool FC fan from England. Some petrels then 'rune' the sky. The next day, a pair of maids from Eastern Europe and South America get roped into the tale, and receive a golden card.
Drama and Kale
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Fiction » Biographical
On a tranquil November evening, the author (Agent 33) and his wife (Agent 32) venture to a vegetarian restaurant in east Charlotte for dinner. Nothing noteworthy is happening until a pair of young Caucasian ladies sits behind the author. The college women proceed to have a 'dramatic' conversation, which gets recorded. Later, Agent 32 gives her take on their dialogue. Approximately 1300 words.
PhragMeant
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The author recounts a semi-fictional, very strange, at the time legal, mind-drug experience in San Francisco in 1992. When the young Asian lady disappears on the Lands End Trail, he is left doubting the sequence of events. Approx. 1700 words. If this little tale were a movie, it would most likely by rated PG-13 for recreational inebriation. Another in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries.
10 Degrees at Random
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author takes his 7-year-old son trick-or-treating on Halloween 2010 in east Charlotte (USA). One particular residence is insidiously spookier than the rest. Approximately 1100 words. If this little tale were a movie, it would most likely be rated G.
Tewahedo Woman
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: American English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
(5.00)
While on an autumn morning bike ride in east Charlotte (USA), the author is suddenly summoned by a distressed Ethiopian lady on the side of the road. Very closely based on real-life events on October 16, 2016. Approx. 1300 words. If this little tale were a movie, it would be rated G.
Slurpee Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author, Agent 33, is out on campus, thinking that he'll never have a short story idea ever again, when lo and behold, he is accosted on the sidewalk by a young man demanding a certain icy beverage. Agent 32 calls the author later, and the recursion grows. If this little tale were a movie, it would probably be rated G. Approx. 1200 words.
Ball in the Creek
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
The author, Agent 33, spies a small ball floating in a Charlotte (NC, USA) creek on his lunch-break, which leads to an odd odyssey of thoughts, instances, and conversations. If this little tale were a movie, it would be rated G. Approx. 1700 words.
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