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It was an absolute honor and pleasure to virtually be a part of this year’s Saints and Sinners Featured Readers Series. The story I chose is “Gingerbread Boy” from my collection, “New Views of Old News.” Please note that the version in the version I read in the video link […]
New Views of Old News, my latest collection of short stories, is now available through Amazon or personal request. In this timely collection of stories, Jarrod Campbell further explores the absurdity and alienation of modern living and the extreme ways people try to deal with the repercussions. Here, a young woman […]
I was fortunate enough to have a piece of flash fiction published online at Heavy Feather Review a couple weeks ago. They published a book review last year that I wrote and for a while I have been pondering ideas for something to submit to their online blog #nomorepresidents. Living […]
*Author’s note: A sun shower is a meteorological occurrence of rain when the sun is shining. According to Southern folklore, this happens when the devil beats his wife because God made another beautiful day and she dared to enjoy or comment on its magnificence. The rain drops are her tears. […]
After much work and frustration, it is finished. I’d like to present the new cover for my second short story collection, “A Building, Three Stories High.” I’m proud of the new cover, just as I am still very proud of the stories presented in this book. I’ve not only updated […]
Back in July, the estimable Mr. Luke Marlowe from England graciously reviewed my book. This was before this website was up and running, not to mention being regularly updated…ahem… Thank you VERY much Luke for the glowing review. This was my first unbiased review and my nerves were shot during […]
I had the pleasure of writing my first book review for “My Shadow Book by Maawaam” edited by Jordan A. Rothacker for Heavy Feather Review. It was my first time pitching a book review so when it was accepted I was both exhilarated and terrified…having never done a real book […]
It was not the idea of change that scared him. His whole life, Eddie found himself uprooted then shuffled off to another relative who would eventually decide an extra mouth to feed was more than they originally bargained for. It certainly was not the idea of settling down that scared […]
Since nobody in particular laid regular claim to his evenings; no dog, cat, bird or woman, David could stay out as late as he liked should he so choose. The choice was often made to stay inside.
Dearest mother, Happy New Year! It’s a brand new year, which means it is time to sweep the old away and welcome in the new with an open door. I cannot believe how quickly the past year went by, but with all that has happened I am glad […]