Short Story and New Pulp Fiction

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Michael Shawn Sommermeyer, author of short story and new pulp fiction.

Very Short Story
I Write Short Fiction
I rarely exceed 6,000 words in a story. I found it is easier than long fiction in that I can write a short story or a bit of fluff a lot quicker. Some of my stories may end up longer. But so far, short is best.
Exploring Ideas
New ideas are generated here under Scribbles, and sometimes I’ll hear something funny, which ends up as a Conversation. Other times, I will just share an idea. Most of my short storiesvery short stories, and novellas can be found under My Craft.

Latest Writings

Autumn leaves make the crisp air electric igniting my memories scattered from childhood to adult.
Thud. Thud, thud. In the shelter, they held their breaths afraid of any sound. The wind knocked. Thud. Then a scream. A screeching howl faded…
“I’d follow you anywhere,” said the dog, who wanted to feel loved. “I’d probably lose you,” said the man, who spoke truth. “Down the road,…


Now Available
I Wander Away is a collection of short stories exploring the colonization of Mars, reality, and the problems with cell towers. Take a journey of life, death, and the future of mankind as these stories explore the meaning of what it means to be human.

In Paperback and Kindle.

In Cindy’s Sin, our heroine Cindy Lash encounters danger the moment she arrives in Las Vegas to avenge the death of her father Tommy. But getting revenge will take a bit of luck, magic, and street smarts. Plunged into a frantic chase to find the killer, Cindy sinks into a nightmare of murder and corrupt greed. She lacks street smarts, but luck may turn out to be her best asset.

In Paperback and Kindle.


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