Fragments are very short works of fiction. They are not full fledged stories, but instead short excerpts or scenes, an expansion on setting, or some side element or occurrence, typically from a larger project or story that I am in the process of writing, brainstorming, or otherwise piecing together. They tend to be somewhat incomplete and yet still able to stand on their own. They are appetizers; treats to tide you over between the full tales. I hope you like them, and that they give you a taste of things to come.

The Forgotten Cemetery — March 10, 2021
A blog post that holds together as a coherent piece of flash fiction. This one came to me suddenly after an evening walk; I wrote it fast and was quite pleased, in the end, at how it came out.

In the Distance — January 12, 2021
This is the opening scene of a story—at least, I think. The rest of it has yet to come to me. You can read more about this fragment from my blog post introducing it.

Above the Waves — May 8, 2020
The first fragment published here—originally on the blog—and inspired by a story I am currently working on, tentatively titled “At the Edge of the Sea.”

A Moment of Nothing — January 9, 2017
Originally published on the old Litterfall blog found on the Figuration Press website, this was a creative digression for an evening when I had planned to write a regular blog post. It has its weaknesses, without doubt, but I do still enjoy it.

Static on a Quiet Night — July 20, 2016
Originally published in the Summer 2016 issue of Into the Ruins, this short excerpt remains a tease of a much broader story, perhaps novel, that I still am considering writing. I suspect it may emerge in full some day.

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