Category Archives: prose

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Seattle Review of Books February 19 – 25

Our Current Sponsor Our sponsor this week is Kevin Marshall, writer and publisher at Transcentainment Comics. In his latest, Not Really an Emotion, Marshall captures that familiar, haunting moment after waking, the moment when the dense emotion […]

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Not Really an Emotion

“Janelle, it is a picture of a black Klingon Jesus.” “Please don’t call it woo-woo” “Oh no. No sister would call that woo-woo” “It was my Unc’s and I can’t throw it away. He was […]

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Can’t you tell from my accent? (flash fiction part 1)

(use browser controls to enlarge panels) #CCS1WeekWorkout  – The Center for Cartoon Studies one week online challenge day one It was a tempest this time. Dane and Ysolde had been seeing each other for two years. […]

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Popinjay

I have been a monk for thirty five years. Nothing has prepared me for the situation I find myself in. I muck out the barn, I shear the sheep, I pray for more faith. I […]

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Grendel (short story)

  Deliciously empty, unplugged from the internet, Diane gazed at the bleak landscape stretching before her. Her tent had withstood the night’s wind and her stove was bubbling her morning tea. She was at 6000 […]

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One in Iraq (Flash Fiction)

Looking out over the field I felt empty beyond empty. All the kids have died before me. One in Iraq, two by those pills. What a tragedy to die before your children. One was born […]

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For the Love of Beverly

Graphics here: link! “You dog! She did it because of you!” “You hog! – no you, buddy – you!” Steve and Brandon were at that stage of drinking where both of them could go on […]

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To: Seattle Parks and Rec Re: Gasworks Park

Dear Parks and Rec, Gasworks Park link!   What a steam punk extravaganza! How long will it be before the tanks start falling down from rust? How about this for a revenue stream? Sell square feet […]

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What are Comics? My process

This is a transcript of a talk given at Heritage University in Toppenish Washington. There are four elements to comics. Drawing, writing, caricature, and layout. In this post, I’ll give a quick summary of the […]

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McNerthney Was Known To Work Late

I loved Betty once. That was before I started making the big scores robbing banks. Now I’ve got a Duesenberg. It has shiny chrome running boards, bright white spare tires on both sides of the […]

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