A beautiful young woman and a handsome young man agree to go on a date. 1100 words.
Very short story. A busboy observes a couple discussing their prospective divorce and reflects. Also drugs.
A strong woman helps a man through a crisis of faith 1000 words
Fortune tellers open the door to an unexpected world.
A story about the duality of man, and the idea that in all of us there lies the tremendous capacity for good and evil, heroism and cowardice.
Alan follows the energies.
This is a non-fiction story about my adventures in job hunting. I tried to make it funny.
The narrator explains the unfortunate events that occured in the subway and lead him to be sent here.
In a techno-babble future, a mysterious man threatens to devastate human achievement.
A junkie recalls counting dead bodies.
Two madly in love Heroin addicts work to dispell stereotypes. A new look at the word "junkie".
A reluctant soldier's first mission outside of his homeland. Revised for a higher level of character development in the prologue and first chapter—hopefully!
Michael Keltner returns from Iraq to discover he's misplaced his empathy. He ends up on a strange journey through 'normal' life trying to find it. Sex, drugs, violence and morality.
A gravedigger in late 19th c. France takes on a second job as an executioner's assistant. 4,200 words.
When do you realize that a bartender is still a stranger? How about the other patrons? No one ever knows when it is their last drink, but they do remember it.
This is a short story about a haunted house. An ambitious reporter, covering a small town scandal, finds a different story to investigate, one she is closer to than she imagines.
This is a rough draft of an unfinished story that takes place in a dystopian future where the extremely rich live inside a dome and the poor live in a nuclear wasteland.
An old story that I have decided to try and rescue from the discard pile. A disgruntled city-dweller comes to grips with having to go home. Where is home? Might there be more to it?
A science-fiction time-travel adventure, featuring a confrontation with Ayn Rand. 2700 word count.
A short story about a girl I once met and her addiction.
R A Dilts
A terminally ill cancer patient and a brain damaged bookie with no short term memory plot to rob a corpse from below a bank in Times Square. A love story.
A date does not go according to plan. 500 words.
This is a humorous short story of a toy robot's obsessive love for his young owner.
Four suburban kids stumble upon something unexpected one evening, something that ends up teaching them a lesson about sacrifice and the value of friendship.
Story finished. Thank you for all your help. No further critiques necessary.