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"


pattinase (abbott) said...

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

Steve Allan said...

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

Anonymous said...

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

Anonymous said...

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


Patricia said...

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

WellesFan said...

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

Ever being tardy, my entry for today is here.

r2 said...

Very cool, fun story. I liked it alot.

John DuMond said...

Cool. Great story, Gerald.

Anonymous said...

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

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

BV Lawson

Gerald So said...

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

Cormac Brown said...

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

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