Archive for August, 2014

THE CASE OF THE MISSING VEUVIAN COLPETTA [Part One]

Posted by melissa kandel on August 19, 2014 in Fiction | No Comments

Miriam Baxter lived life on the periphery, or so she told anyone who might ask. Really, she lived at 55 Snowflake Drive in a skinny building wedged between tall pines and a railway, and made from ten little apartments neatly stuffed inside a dark brick frame. With prim type – Didot italic for those who […]

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THE WHISPERS OF WHEAT

Posted by melissa kandel on August 9, 2014 in Fiction | 1 Comment

“I wake up every morning and say to myself, ‘Son of a bitch, I’m still alive.’” It was the farmer, John Dittlesby, who said this between falsetto snivels of his wicker rocking chair. Before that he sat in silence, staring at an upturned floorboard on the porch that wrapped a dilapidated half-circle around Dittlesby Ranch. “Well, […]

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