34 I counted just the other day because I kinda had thirty in my head. So why the number?
I’ve written thirty-four short stories.
I began by writing my romantic comedy mystery, Temporarily Employed. Then I critiqued six very short stories for a friend, and all of the sudden, the rhythm of writing these fell into my head. Then an idea came, and I was off. I churned out a lot of short stories, many of which were pubbed by magazines and other publishers, some have been in anthologies.
I really do like writing short. My life has been upside down and concentrating on a book is hard for me. I can pop in and out of a short story and feel as if I’ve accomplished a lot.
As for very shorts…
I’ve collected eleven, two of which have never been pubbed before. Here’s a bit about them: