The COVER STORIES Euphictions – Free Fiction

Linernotes: AND SO I FOUND MYSELF, in the early 21st Century, perfectly out of touch with most everything musical.  I realized I’d become that guy who lives in his back catalog, playing the same old songs from the same worn, scratched CDs and not know if they even still made music for him in the … Continue reading

MuseionCast Volume 3 Now Available At The Internet Archive

The final series of the fiction podcast is now available in its entirety at the INTERNET ARCHIVE.  Included are two bonus stories that didn’t make the show, as well as the first two parts of the spontaneous fiction experiment, “Big Boy.” I’ll be featuring some of these pieces alone here on the blog as time … Continue reading

COVER STORIES Volume 2 Writers Announced (Part 2)

Our editor, the lovely and tenacious Derek Handley, has once again updated the COVER STORIES blog with the remainder of our ragtag group of litero-musical freedom fighters.  I’ m extremely excited about this crew! …Today I’d like to continue introducing the writers for Cover Stories volume 2. Again, it’s a pleasure to know that I’m going to … Continue reading

COVER STORIES Volume 2 Writers Announced (Part 1)

The new volume’s editor, Derek Handley, blogged today: As the editor of Cover Stories volume 2, it fell to me to gather the people who will fill its pages. Just last night, the last author who I asked signed on. I’ve seen work from all of these people, and let me tell you: I’m very … Continue reading

I Know It’s Not A Gift Card, But Here’s That Holiday Podcast I Was Promising You…

FIVE CHRISTMAS EUPHICTIONS by the Cover Writers FICTION: “Home For X-mas,” by SUZI M “Traditions of Christmas, ” by A.C. NOIA “A Merry Little Christmas,” by DEREK HANDLEY “Silver Bells,” by ERIK SCHMIDT “What Child Is This?” by N. PENDLETON MUSIC: “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town,” by ELECTRIC BIRD NOISE “Away From the Manger,” … Continue reading

Five Days Of Euphiction: DAY 5

It’s been a great week of new euphictions at the blog.  My story wraps things up. FIVE DAYS OF EUPHICTION, DAY 5: N. Pendleton’s “What Child Is This?” From THE PLOT TO KILL OUR EMPEROR. The journey has been long, filled with equal parts peril and boredom. I am exhausted, unbathed and unkempt, famished … Continue reading

Five Days Of Euphiction: DAY 4

Already?  DAY 4?  Time flies, but it is true.  Check out for today’s featured tale. FIVE DAYS OF EUPHICTION, DAY 4: ERIK SCHMIDT’S “SILVER BELLS” An icy wind blew across Santa Claus Lane. Frack shuddered violently. He loathed the cold, yet here he was. Standing outside. In an alley. At night. In December. “You … Continue reading

Five Days Of Euphiction: DAY 3

The third story at the blog is a touching piece by the site’s chief editor.  Check it out. FIVE DAYS OF EUPHICTION, DAY 3: Derek Handley’s “A Merry Little Christmas” Should I put a candle on the table? We nearly always had a candle, more than one if Danny could get away with it. … Continue reading

Five Days Of Euphiction: DAY 2

At, the second story of our Christmas euphiction extravaganza. FIVE DAYS OF EUPHICTION, DAY 2: A. C. NOIA’S “TRADITIONS OF CHRISTMAS” “Snow blew in as the small creature stepped inside. He was forced to push with all the strength in his diminutive frame against the gusting wind to close the heavy wooden door. He shook … Continue reading

New Fiction All This Week: DAY 1

The premiere of five Christmas euphictions begins today at the Cover Stories blog.  Enjoy a new story each day this week from half of the book’s authors.  DAY 1:  Suzi M’s “Home for X-mas: A Tale of Holiday Dysfunction”  “When I was a child we had a guest in our house for over a week. … Continue reading

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