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My Short Story

This is my first short story. I have so very many things to tell you about it. I’ll do that later.

For now, I’ll just post it here. Warning: I have a criminal disregard for formatting. I’ve done my best, but honestly a line of dialogue once killed my parents and I’ve never been able to bring myself to properly punctuate them since.

Here’s a download. I’d recommend that.

The Case of the Dead Detective

And just to show you I’ve lost all sense of propriety, I’ve put the full text in it’s own post here I’ll probably put it up in it’s own post tomorrow.

Please, PLEASE, leave me comments guys. Especially if you don’t like it, or it confused you, or you think I’ve committed an unforgivable crime against the craft of writing and should have all my keyboards taken away.

Even if you’ve never commented before, please do it now. This is a learning experience for me and I’m almost entirely self-taught where fiction is concerned.

Which means most of the time, my teacher was an idiot.

Enjoy.

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2 Responses to “My Short Story”


  1.   Lev Says:

    I just read your short story – it’s great. Congrats! (I can see more than some Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett influences.)

  2.   Nobu Wakabayashi Says:

    Didn’t expect a hardboiled type of story from you (although I certainly expected the comical route). Have ta say, the femme fatale that’s strapped is fascinatin’…