I don’t know what took me so long to get wise to crowdsourcing my stories. Maybe it was my old-school notion that writing a story actually required an individual person to do the work. (How [...]
ATOMIC TOM By Michael Conniff Copyright © 2019 All Rights Reserved A Short Story from the novel BOOK OF O’KELLS: NATURE OF THE BEAST The world knows Atomic Tom O’Kell was a hellish [...]
Hello, it’s me, your friendly neighborhood writer, and I have a problem with a short story I just wrote. I don’t know what’s missing and I need your help to figure it out. The story [...]
Copyright © 2021 All Rights Reserved From the beginning I was supposed to play football at Kent Abbey. Nobody in my family ever said anything about it—not even my odious half-brother Tom. He lettered three [...]
THE SCHOOL OF LOVE By Michael Conniff Copyright © 2019 All Rights Reserved A Short Story from the novel BOOK OF O’KELLS: NATURE OF THE BEAST Sex was not only in the air but [...]
The first chapter in the BOOK OF O'KELLS, my multigenerational dismemberment of my fictional family, starting with the origin stories of Jake O'Kell and the Great Fornicator himself, Thomas Cushing.