Thursday, February 14, 2008

Love Hurts: A Valentine's Blog Event

On January 17, Patti Abbott invited readers of her blog to write stories 750 words or less on the theme of love and crime.

My contribution, "Connect the Dots" can now be purchased as part of my ebook Call Me Cupid: Six Screwball Stories of Love (February 2012). Reader comments on the story remain here to pique your interest.


Others Tackle The Topic


Patricia Abbott, "Tongues"

Stephen Allan, "The Many Forms of Love"

Patrick Shawn Bagley, "Leaving Rachel"

Cormac Brown, "Warmer"

Aldo Calcagno, "Love on the Rocks"

Clair Dickson, "Cupid's Bullet"

Sophie Littlefield, "Rival Passions"

Todd Mason, "Afterward"

John McAuley, "Since I've Been Loving You"

Christa M. Miller, "Beautiful Trouble"

Graham Powell, "The Last Time"

Bryon Quertermous, "Stand Up on Blow Pops"

r2, "Doctor, Doctor"

Sandra Seamans, "Bye, Bye Love"

WellesFan, "A Day Late"

11 comments:

  1. Really nice story, Gerald. Perfect for the day. And thanks for all your help in putting up the links. Patti

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  2. "The press dubbed me The Put-That-Back Bandit." Great criminal nickname. Very amusing, sweet story.

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  3. "Gas" Ha, that's awesome. I love stories about people who are too clever for their own good.

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  4. This is great, Gerald! You put a smile on my face this morning.

    Sandra

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  5. What's clever (and entertaining) is this flash.

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  6. Awesome story, Gerald. Love the "Put-That-Back Bandit" name. And great ending.

    Ever being tardy, my entry for today is here.

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  7. Very cool, fun story. I liked it alot.

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  8. Just to let you know your blog was featured on the latest intallment of the traveling Carnival of the Criminal Minds:

    http://inreferencetomurder.typepad.com/my_weblog/2008/02/carnival-of-t-1.html

    The short story project for Valentine's Day was a lovely idea.

    Thanks!
    BV Lawson
    http://inreferencetomurder.typepad.com/

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  9. Thanks for the mention, BV, and for the feedback, everyone. As always, I'm glad to participate.

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  10. "Gas," I said. Works every time."

    That alone was Connelly-worthy and the rest of the story was too.

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