Category Archives: Ruth Burkett Weeks

Dragon Snot

This week’s Friday Fictioneer’s story is dedicated to PaPa Jim and Logan Dragon Snot “PaPa!” Logan shouted.  “He’s sick.” “Who, Logan?” “Snapple.” Rather perplexed, PaPa Jim scratched his head. “Who’s Snapple?” “My dragon.” “Oh,” PaPa said trying to hide his … Continue reading

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Old Dog Learns New Tricks

I am a writer. My dream of writing and getting a book published finally came true. Soldiers From the Mist (  was released in March 2011 from the High Hill Press AND my second book, The Rook and The Raven … Continue reading

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This week’s photo prompt from Madison Woods for Friday Fictioneers had me stumped unitl 1:00 in the morning when an idea popped into my head.  Here’s what I came up with: Two seagulls:  Gertrude and Heathcliff: Heathcliff:   “I wonder who … Continue reading

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Jean Louise Finch aka Scout My all time favorite movie, To Kill a Mockingbird is on TV tonight.  I’ll watch it for what must be the 100th time and love the experience as if it were my first. To Kill … Continue reading

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Madison’s prompt for this week’s flash fiction gave me the chills.  Everyone has a dark side. Today I let mine come out to play. I’m under here.  Can you hear my cries? Dead.  Murdered. “Meet me at daybreak,” he said. Tall.  … Continue reading

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This is Madison’s picture for this week’s Friday Fictioneers. Every thing has heart.  Just ask Ol’ Blue.  Ol’ Blue                    “Step on it, Bobby Lee!  Them Revenuers ain’t fur behind. ‘Jest one last run,’ that’s what ya said. “Hesh up,” … Continue reading

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This week’s flash fiction promt by Madison Woods streached my imgination.  What kind of story can I write? No words came. Only silence.  And then, in the quiet, came the thought,  “Keep it simple, stupid!” I love KISS, so here is my story … Continue reading

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MERCURY Ever wonder why computers won’t boot-up?  Data is lost in cyber space? Cell phones drop messages? Appointment times and dates are missed?  The contract signed yesterday is not what is presented today?  Past issues thought to be resolved resurface?   … Continue reading

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It’s been awhile since I’ve written a story for Madison Wood’s Friday Fictioneers.  Sorry about that.  I love this picture and here is my story:            “Howdy.  My name’s Shep.  That’s my mistress over there playing on the swing.    She … Continue reading

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The Oneness

My writing buddy, Jan Morrill, aka Gypsy/Samurai Jan, has written the next New York Times Best Seller and Tony Award winning play, Broken Dolls.   Broken Dolls is a touching, powerful story about the treatment of Japanese/Americans during World War II … Continue reading

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