Work In Progress

SHORT FICTION ANTHOLOGY These short stories of up to 6000 words are a retelling of stories from the Old Testament, purely from a human perspective. The retellings focus on answering questions such as, what is this character's motive? Or what was the experience of a minor character whose story is not really emphasized? An example… Continue reading Work In Progress

Iron Chariots

Ja'el is the matriarch of an ancient Canaanite tribe living near the location of a historic battle between General Sisera, who commands a battallion made up of 900 iron chariots, and (though not mentioned in this particular slice of flash fiction) the biblical Israelites. When Sisera abandons his soldiers to save himself, Ja'el is in a position to take action, but her tribe has a peace treaty with Sisera's king.

Memory Game

In the beginning, God created heaven and earth. And God said, “Let there be love!” And there appeared before him a vast spread of playing cards. And God said to the archangel Azrael, “What is this?” And Azrael replied, “Your greatness, this is the game of Memory.” And God said to the angel, “How do we play?” And the angel explained the rules of Memory. And God turned over the first card and saw Adam. And he turned over another card and saw Eve, and they were a match. And God was pleased.