By Michael Conniff 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 [...]
Copyright © 2021 All Rights Reserved From the beginning playing football at Kent Abbey was supposed to be a higher calling for someone with my O’Kell pedigree. My odious half-brother Tom lettered three times [...]
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 [...]
WAR BETWEEN THE STATES By Michael Conniff Copyright © 2018 All Rights Reserved All that Clay and me had asked for was justice for all, but there was no justice in the suburbs, not [...]
You never knew what you might find in those handouts under Human Potential or Leisure Pursuits. You never knew, and it was in one of those handouts, under Human Potential—and not Leisure Pursuits—that I found the kissing class: Kissing Without Missing, they called it.